But why did Kohfukuji select Hakkaisan? “We were fascinated by the spiritual features and culture of the land there,” said Myoshun Tsuji, of Kohfukuji Temple.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Friday highly appreciated Cambodia’s commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation.
A HISTORIC landmark in West Dunbartonshire will be part of a first-ever world heritage trail.
Silvia Donati, a native Bolognese writer takes us on a tour of Bologna’s porticoes, recently inscribed by Unesco onto its World Heritage list.
Man Arrested for ‘Damaging’ Stonehenge During Illegal Metal Detector Session; Sam Anderson; GearJunkie
On Thursday, police arrested a Yorkshire man for ‘damaging’ Stonehenge while using a metal detector. He also faces drug and explosives charges.
The iconic Potala Palace in Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region will be open to the public free of charge from Friday to the end of 2021, as authorities strive to promote winter tourism.
September 2022 – 9 Days
Discover the dawn of civilisation where our Neolithic and Bronze age ancestors changed from hunter gatherers to organised societies with agriculture, ritual and an understanding of the wider world. Visiting multiple excavations, UNESCO World Heritage sites, museums and cities across the several different regions of Turkey. Accompanying expert and New Scientist writer Michael Marshall will help you explore important archaeological sites including Göbekli Tepe, Çatalhöyük, Aşıklı Höyük, Hattusa and Mount Nemrut. Along with the museums that curate the extensive collections found at these sites. Plus the east meets west culture clash of Istanbul and it’s impressive biblical-scale architecture, the Turkish capital Ankara, the geologically stunning Cappadocia with its underground city of Kaymakli.
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As the largest human-made structure in the world, the Great Wall of China is a must-see for many travelers coming to China. But now anyone around the world can easily and conveniently visit this UNESCO World Heritage site online.
Scotland launches new national trail to showcase world-class sites and landscapes; Brian Ferguson; Scotsman
A new national trail showcasing Scotland’s world-class natural landscapes, cultural cities and historic buildings, landmarks and monuments has been unveiled.
We can learn a lot from ancient civilizations about modern water management; Craig A Harvey; World Economic Forum
Ancient cultures constructed complex water management systems that included dams, catchment systems, underground cisterns and aqueducts.
Poland’s White Gold: The Story Behind one of the World’s Biggest Adaptive Reuse Projects; Dima Stouhi; Arch Daily
In this AD Narrative, Dima Stouhi explores the history of the Wieliczka Salt Mine and how it was transformed into a multipurpose complex today.
Ephesus, an ancient Greek city, is one of the greatest archaeological treasures on Earth, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Sixian section of the Grand Canal is a cultural treasure, Yang Feiyue reports.
Source: A flow of history
Avila is an impressive walled city in Spain heavily influenced by the Catholic Church as evidenced by its dedication to Saint Teresa.
The tour package is available from November 13 to December 5.
Two architects are determined to showcase the architecture of Africa to the world – past and present.
The “world’s largest” nabkha (coppice dune) has recently been discovered within the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran, the director of the World Heritage site has announced.
Asahi Shimbun, UNESCO Want to Rewrite Wartime Labor History with Unfounded Assumptions; Koko Kato; JAPAN Forward
The role of the Tokyo-based Industrial Heritage Information Center is to provide accurate primary sources and testimonies.