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These are some of the spectacular additions to Unesco’s World Heritage sites; Johnny Wood; European Sting

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Post-Pandemic Active Travel – Your Best Hiking And Walking Vacations; Allison Olmsted; Forbes

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Hiking exploded in popularity during the pandemic, and active travel companies are seeing record bookings for 2022. Here is what you need to know for the perfect hiking/walking vacation.

Source: Post-Pandemic Active Travel – Your Best Hiking And Walking Vacations

Arslantepe Mound Becomes 19th UNESCO Heritage Site of Turkey; Travel Trends Today

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Source: Arslantepe Mound Becomes 19th UNESCO Heritage Site of Turkey  

UNESCO adds Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales and 33 sites globally to its list; Portia Jones; The Travel Magazine

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The area around Blaenau Ffestiniog, Llanberis, Bethesda and the Nantlle Valley is now a UNESCO site.

Source: UNESCO adds Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales and 33 sites globally to its list

Japan’s 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: New Additions Highlight Prehistory and Biodiversity; nippon.com

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UNESCO registered two new World Heritage sites in Japan, one cultural and one natural, in July 2021, bringing the country’s total number to 25. The COVID-19 pandemic meant there were no new sites in 2020.

Source: Japan’s 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: New Additions Highlight Prehistory and Biodiversity

Shivalayam near Telangana’s heritage-tagged Ramappa temple cries for attention; U Mahesh; New Indian Express

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A senior officer of the Archaeological Survey of India said the temple was not under the aegis of ASI and was not listed for renovation work.

Source: Shivalayam near Telangana’s heritage-tagged Ramappa temple cries for attention

New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Include Greek Inscriptions in Saudi Arabia; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter

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Nine new sites, including Greek inscriptions on a cliff in Saudi Arabia, have now joined the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Source: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Include Greek Inscriptions in Saudi Arabia

12 Things To Know Before Your First Trip To Transylvania; Emese Fromm; Travel Awaits

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If you’ve ever been curious about what Transylvania is like, read more about the famous region of Romania here.

Source: 12 Things To Know Before Your First Trip To Transylvania

The mysteries and secrets of Castel del Monte; Francesca Bezzone; L’Italo-Americano

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Castel del Monte has a way to charm its visitors. Architecturally unique and historically precious, this medieval dwelling located some 15 miles from Andria and about 50 from Bari, in Apulia, had been constructed in the 13th century to meet the requests of Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

Source: The mysteries and secrets of Castel del Monte | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source

Projects by Wright, other architectural masters found throughout Illinois; Jack McCarthy; Chronicle Media

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Source: Projects by Wright, other architectural masters found throughout Illinois – Chronicle Media

UNESCO adds 34 new cultural properties to its lists including India’s Harappan City; Nandika Chand; My Big Plunge

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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.

Source: UNESCO adds 34 new cultural properties to its lists including India’s Harappan City

North Wales has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites per square mile in the world; Matt Warner; Leader Live

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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.

Source: North Wales has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites per square mile in the world

How does a UNESCO World Heritage rating affect a tourist destination?; Lilit Marcus; CNN

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Traditional night watch in E China’s UNESCO’s World Heritage Site; Huaxia; Xinhua

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World Heritage Committee sets out its vision; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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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.

Source: World Heritage Committee sets out its vision

Our ancient heritage beyond Dholavira; Anuradha Goyal; New Indian Express

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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.

Source: Our ancient heritage beyond Dholavira

5 things not to miss as a Hungarian if you are in Bulgaria; Andras Balogh; Daily News Hungary

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Have you ever been to #Bulgaria? 🇭🇺🇧🇬 #DailyNewsHungary #travel #DiscoverBulgaria #YourSafeSummer #FindYourStory

Source: 5 things not to miss as a Hungarian if you are in Bulgaria — PHOTOS

France’s Nice listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage site; Serge Haouzi; Xinhua

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Italy’s “Porticoes of Bologna” listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage site; unreguser; Xinhua

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UNESCO inscribes 34 new properties on World Heritage List during extended 44th session; Hong Yaobin; CGTN

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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.

Source: UNESCO inscribes 34 new properties on World Heritage List during extended 44th session

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