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UNESCO adds Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales and 33 sites globally to its list; Portia Jones; The Travel Magazine
The area around Blaenau Ffestiniog, Llanberis, Bethesda and the Nantlle Valley is now a UNESCO site.
UNESCO adds 34 new cultural properties to its lists including India’s Harappan City; Nandika Chand; My Big Plunge
UNESCO, the France-based body that bestows the ranking of World Heritage Site, went on overdrive in the past week by adding 34 new additions to its list, which now includes Dholavira: A Harappan City (Gujarat) and Ramappa Temple (Telangana). The nomination process has been described to be a painstaking process which is time-consuming and expensive.
North Wales has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites per square mile in the world; Matt Warner; Leader Live
A TOURISM boss says the awarding of world heritage status to the slate landscape of North West Wales will provide a big economic boost for the region for many years to come.
The Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee was held in Fuzhou, Fujian province, from July 16 to 31. Tian Xuejun, chairman of the extended session and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO, shares the outlook of World Heritage in China at the meeting’s conclusion.
Harappa and Mohenjo-daro have been on Anuradha Goyal wish list since she read about them in her school textbooks. Despite being right next door, they are not the easiest places to visit for an Indian.
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UNESCO inscribes 34 new properties on World Heritage List during extended 44th session; Hong Yaobin; CGTN
The World Heritage Committee has inscribed a total of 34 properties – 29 cultural and five natural sites – on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its extended 44th session.
Inside the ‘haunted’ castle where ghost of girl whispers ‘don’t tell them’ to visitors; Rebecca Astill; Daily Mirror
Sítio Roberto Burle Marx has been named the latest UNESCO World Heritage site in Brazil. View on euronews
Uruguayans gathered here Saturday in front of the Church of Christ the Worker and Our Lady of Lourdes to celebrate its designation as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Officials hailed UNESCO’s decision to honor the work of architect and engineer Eladio Dieste (1917-2000).
Exploring the Lesser Antilles with a Windstar cruise aboard the newly renovated Star Breeze: St Maarten, Barbados, St Lucia and Antigua.
Salt became the sixth Jordanian landmark to be declared a World Heritage Site; Yousef Baarah; Venture Magazine
Salt became the sixth Jordanian landmark to be declared a World Heritage Site, succeeding Petra, Wadi Rum, Qasir Amra, Umm Al-Rasas, and Bap