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Qajar’s Golestan Palace included in UNESCO World Heritage List

Baku. Victoria Dementyeva – APA. 19 new sites of material heritage have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. APA reports that 14 cultural and 5 natural sites have been selected by the Committee.

The list includes Golestan Palace in Tehran owned by Qajar dynasty, the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, a park in Kessel, Germany, the twelve villas and two pleasure gardens spread across the Tuscan countryside once belonging to the Medicis, the ancient city of Tauric Chersonese of Ukraine and the ancient city of Kaesong located in what is now the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

 

Golestan Palace is considered “a masterpiece” of the Qajar, whose family came into power in 1779 and made Tehran the capital of the country.

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