UNESCO Heritage Sites

Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil

Date of Inscription: 2010

Province of Ardabil

Located in Iranian Azerbaijan, in the heart of a mountainous landscape, the ancient royal city of Ardabil is a Mecca of Iranian Sufism. Persian garden, blue ceramic carpets, painted stuccos, all this refinement was deployed in the 17th century in honor of a Sufi master considered the founder of the Safavid dynasty. A site steeped in history