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Take a look at the list of top 10 oldest cities of the world which are still inhabited by the human population. Jericho on the West Bank dating back 11000 years to Varanasi from India being 5000 years old, find out all about these cities below.
Source: Top 10 Oldest Inhabited Cities of the World: Complete List and Details
The discovery of a chamber at least 40,000 years old in a Gibraltar cave previously inhabited by Neanderthals could lead to groundbreaking new finds about their lifestyles, according to researchers.
Source: Cave chamber closed for 40,000 years could hold the key to the lives of Neanderthals
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Wondering whether to choose Florence or Rome for your next city break? Abi King is here to help you decide.
Source: Florence or Rome: which city for your next trip?
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The Albanian Development Fund (ADF) said it is inviting bids in a tender for an upgrade of urban infrastructure in the historical center of the southwestern city of Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Source: Albania invites bids for urban infrastructure project at UNESCO heritage site
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South Africa’s Robben Island Museum is an institution limping through a pandemic and weighed down by its roller-coaster history.
Source: The making – and then breaking – of Robben Island Museum
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A council warns its city will face ‘reputational harm’ if it loses World Heritage status, but hopes a double bypass vision will safeguard heritage.
Source: ‘Bypasses could help save World Heritage status’
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Cradled by the Atlantic, many of the best places to visit in Nova Scotia owe their beauty to the ocean.
Source: Lighthouses, whales and fishing villages: 10 best places to visit in Nova Scotia – Lonely Planet
Peak population: 100,000
Peak population year(s): 400 B.C., 300 B.C.
Location 39.7° 66.9°, present day Uzbekistan
The famed city of Samarkand, known in ancient times as Sumargand, was an important stop on the storied Silk Road trading route. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, dates back to the seventh century B.C.
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Spoiler-free filming locations of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die”…
Source: Here’s Where They Filmed James Bond’s “No Time to Die” | Frommer’s
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Jiuzhaigou, a scenic area on the UNESCO World Heritage list, fully reopened on Tuesday for the first time after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the area in 2017.
Source: Jiuzhaigou reopens fully after 2017 earthquake: ‘Beautiful as ever’
In July, the authority had announced that during the first three weeks of the excavation work, some statues and artefacts have been found.
Source: LOOK: 4-faced head of Deva found in Cambodia shows powerful spiritual connection with India
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The discovery of the ‘VIP box seats’ was made during an excavation of the Pergamon amphitheater in the ancient city of Pergamon, in Turkey’s western Ismir province.
Source: Ancient amphitheatres in Turkey had box seating
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American Christians have helped raise millions to restore an ancient church in the West Bank believed to be the birth site of Jesus Christ that was once on a United Nations list for world heritage sites in danger.
Source: American Christians help raise millions to restore Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
The 42-foot chamber has been sealed off for 40,000 years. Researchers have already found bones and scratch marks inside.
Source: Hidden Chamber Uncovered at Famous Gibraltar Cave That Sheltered Neanderthals
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The city that once hosted legendary poets Paul Celan, Olha Kobylianska and Mihai Eminescu is having a literary comeback…
Source: Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital
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Experience the gastronomic and cultural delights of one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, the Douro Valley, on this eight-day river cruise…
Source: The Douro, Oporto and Salamanca River Cruise 2021 | Times Expert Traveller | Times Expert Traveller