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The Cultural-Natural Landscape of Ramsar

Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Criteria: (iii)(iv)(vii)(x)
Category: Mixed
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:

City of Ramsar, Province of Mazandaran


Ref.: 5201
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Description

The cultural-natural axis of Ramsar has been stretched from the northern foothills of Alborz Mountains to the shores of Caspean Sea and includes e.g. Ramsar Hotel, thirty -acre Garden, Pahlavi I palace and garden, the main boulevard that ends to (former) Ramsar Casino. It shows the city planning of one century ago that was integrated with nature.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

The existing properties and relics.

Comparison with other similar properties

It can be compared with some properties in 19th century and early days of 20th century in the cities of Orutha near to fountainheads of spas.