Tehran, 1 March 2006 (CHN) -- Darband historical-natural site in Tehran was registered in the list of National Heritage of the country. This way the most valuable natural heritage site of Tehran will be placed under the protection of Iran's Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).
Registration of Darband natural heritage in the list of National Heritage will attract the attention of urban authorities toward preserving the ecosystem of such areas.
"Darband historical-natural site is the first natural site which has been registered in the list of Iran's National Heritage. It seems that with the registration of Darband, some other natural sites in the country will also be placed under the protection of ICHTO. The Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization of Tehran province is trying to determine the limits of Darband historical-natural site and after that the registration of Darband will be finalized," said Nasser Pazooki, head of the cultural heritage and tourism organization of Tehran province.
With registration of Darband in the list of National Heritage, the constructions in the vicinity of this historical-natural site will be clarified in order to preserve this cultural heritage of Tehran.
Darband is definitely among one of the most beautiful natural places of Tehran, located in north of this city in the heart of Alborz Mountain Ranges in Shemiran district. Enjoying a very picturesque view, with a pleasant weather during the summer and a very beautiful nature, it is one of the most favorite entertainment centers for the people of Tehran, who go there to have fun and to enjoy themselves with its potential attractions. There are a lot of traditional and modern restaurants and tea houses on both sides the path that leads up the mountain. The sound of flowing stream, combined with the smell of Kebab and the other delicious foods can be heard in Darband. Altogether Darband is a memorable place for enjoying the pleasant weather and the beautiful nature.
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