Tous Cultural Landscape

Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Criteria: (iii)(iv)(vi)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
Tous, Khorasan Province
Ref.: 5203

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Tous is one of the places that owns the oldest findings of human being's life and is considered today as the biggest ancient religious city of the world. This city has witnessed different civilizations (cultural sequence). Tous is the hometown of many Iranian cultivated persons.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

Objects found from excavations and investigations.

Comparison with other similar properties

It can be compared with the historical city of Zawzan, historical city of Bawzjan and other Islamic-period cities from 2nd to 7th centuries Hegira.