My Son sanctuary under restoration; VovWorld

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.

Source: My Son sanctuary under restoration

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50 UNESCO World Heritage sites in danger; MSN

From Sumatran rainforests to the docklands of Liverpool, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has designated several sites to be in danger. Take a look.

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What are the 7 latest wonders in the world?; Break.com

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.

Source: What are the 7 latest wonders in the world? – Break.com

Another Act Of Vandalism In Hampi: Bengaluru Tourist Arrested For Damaging Pillars Near Vijaya Vitthala Temple Site; Swarajya

Nagaraj is said to have pushed one of the pillars, which collapsed onto another pillar, both falling to the ground.

Read more: Bengaluru Tourist Arrested For Damaging Pillars Near Vijaya Vitthala Temple Site

Paddling into the past: a kayak trip to the British Columbia islands of Haida Gwaii; Diane Mancini; Star Tribune

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12 of the best opera venues around the world; Classic FM

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Trang An welcomes over 5 million tourists in a month; Thanh Van; VietNamNet

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).

Source: Trang An welcomes over 5 million tourists in a month – VietNamNet

The battle for Palmyra and restoring Syria’s cultural heritage; Ksenia Svetlova; Jerusalem Post

Several countries have expressed interest in restoring Syria’s cultural heritage, devastated by civil war.

Source: The battle for Palmyra and restoring Syria’s cultural heritage

Penang heritage body hunts for agency to manage George Town Festival; Janice Tan; Marketing Interactive

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.

Source: Penang heritage body hunts for agency to manage George Town Festival

This Cruise Line Offers Unique Access to UNESCO Sites; Michelle Baran; Afar

Thanks to a partnership with the United Nations organization, Seabourn sailings feature shore excursions to more than 170 World Heritage locations worldwide.

Source: This Cruise Line Offers Unique Access to UNESCO Sites

Not even restoration work can detract from the beauty of Japan’s ‘Island of the Gods’; James Bolinger; Stars & Stripes

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.

Source: Not even restoration work can detract from the beauty of Japan’s ‘Island of the Gods’

European Heritage Days celebrated at Azerbaijan’s Gobustan nature reserve; Jeyhun Alakbarov; Trend

European Heritage Days have been celebrated in the Gobustan National Historical and Art Reserve of Azerbaijan…

Source: European Heritage Days celebrated at Azerbaijan’s Gobustan nature reserve (PHOTO)

THE ULTIMATE TRIP THROUGH AUSTRIA’S HOTTEST CITIES; Travel Weekly

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.

Source: THE ULTIMATE TRIP THROUGH AUSTRIA’S HOTTEST CITIES: Travel Weekly

Climate changes threaten Mogao Grottoes, challenges protection project; Xu Keyue; Global Times

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.

Source: Climate changes threaten Mogao Grottoes, challenges protection project

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: ‘Tel Aviv was an oasis’; Deutsche Welle

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15 Facts About the Vatican That Sound as if Dan Brown Himself Came Up With Them; Bright Side

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.

Source: 15 Facts About the Vatican That Sound as if Dan Brown Himself Came Up With Them

Stricter New Australia Law Aims To Help Save Great Barrier Reef; AFP

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.

Source: Stricter New Australia Law Aims To Help Save Great Barrier Reef

France launched renovation works on Ethiopia’s World Heritage sites #Ethiopia; APA

French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

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France renovates Ethiopia World Heritage sites; Journal du Cameroun

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…

Source: France renovates Ethiopia World Heritage sites – Journal du Cameroun

Save reefs to rescue all ecosystems; Tiffany H Morrison, Terry P Hughes, W Neil Adger, Katrina Brown, Jon Barnett & Maria Carmen Lemos; Nature

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.

Source: Save reefs to rescue all ecosystems