The My Son sanctuary in Quang Nam province was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site 20 years ago. The site has undergone several restorations with support from domestic and international organizations and experts which has kept it largely intact to this day.
From Sumatran rainforests to the docklands of Liverpool, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has designated several sites to be in danger. Take a look.
The world wonder is that natural masterpieces and construction works are chosen and rated based on strict criteria and chosen by most people. Going together with the development of science and the Times is the discovery and finding of great architecture, which in turn reached the top of the New World wonders.
Nagaraj is said to have pushed one of the pillars, which collapsed onto another pillar, both falling to the ground.
UNESCO recognised Trang An Landscapes complex in Ninh Binh province welcomed over 5.2 million visitors, including 502,000 foreigners in August alone, earning over VND2 trillion (nearly $100 million).
Several countries have expressed interest in restoring Syria’s cultural heritage, devastated by civil war.
The appointed party is responsible for managing the execution of all aspects of George Town Festival 2021 and 2022, including concept development, planning, programming, budget management, and promotional strategy.
Thanks to a partnership with the United Nations organization, Seabourn sailings feature shore excursions to more than 170 World Heritage locations worldwide.
The floating O-torii and Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima south of Hiroshima are two of Japan’s most popular attractions, but ongoing restoration work there shouldn’t stop Americans stationed in Japan from planning a visit.
European Heritage Days have been celebrated in the Gobustan National Historical and Art Reserve of Azerbaijan…
Follow the epic adventures in Austria of 4 travel advisors to discover the places, people and activities that wowed them—and are sure to delight your own clients.
As the climate in Northwest China gets warmer and wetter, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu Province have deteriorated with changes in temperature and humidity, challenging scientists seeking to protect the ancient remains.
Vatican City is the smallest state in the world, located inside Rome, with a total area of 0.17 square miles. About 5 million tourists visit it annually while its population is about 799 people (according to 2019’s data). The entire territory of the Vatican is under the protection of UNESCO, and this is one of the distinguishing features that makes it so special.
Australia introduced stricter new laws to limit agricultural run-off into the waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef on Thursday, in an attempt to save the reef and keep its prized world heritage status.
French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Ethiopia.The project is being undertaken with funding and technical support from the French government. A team of experts from France will head to the site next week to assess…
An approach that tackles the underlying causes of coral-reef decline could be applied to other habitats, argue Tiffany H. Morrison, Terry P. Hughes and colleagues.