New constructions in the vicinity of the historic center of Mbanza Kongo, in northwestern Angola, could affect the preservation of the place, which was declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), local media reported.
Three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Khuzestan province have been selected as the pilot area of a joint project to be undertaken by Iranian and Italian missions.
The cities of Porto and Isfahan will soon sign a sister city agreement as the two cities have common cultural, architectural and historical features, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
Amazon’s plan to build a warehouse near UNESCO-designated Pont du Gard draws outrage; Matthew Marani; Architect’s Newspaper
Amazon plans to build a new warehouse in France near the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated Pont du Gard, and people are pushing back.
Beijing hosted a series of events on Thursday to celebrate China’s Cultural and National Heritage Day.
The Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has officially launched a national contest and exhibition to seek photography works on tangible cultural heritages in Vietnam.
Saudi Arabia strives for a starring role on the world’s luxe tourism stage; Jeri Clausing; Travel Weekly
A relative newcomer to leisure travel, the kingdom has nevertheless made it clear recently that it intends to be not only a travel powerhouse but also a strong voice in global tourism policy and development arenas.
Melbourne’s iconic Royal Exhibition Building has been pressed into service to help with a health crisis – and not for the first time.
The Colosseum, Italian icon par excellence, is getting a makeover: are you ready to see it?; Simone Schiavinato; L’Italo-Americano
Can we change the face of an icon? Can we renew, regenerate, change the look of it, revolutionize, even, the image of it we are accustomed to? Is it right, respectful, necessary, or is it better to preserve it the way it is, the way time left it?
The Greater Blue Mountains Area is in the central portion of the Great Dividing Range of mountains which runs parallel to the eastern coast of Australia.
Stunning before and after images reveal transformation of Derbyshire canalside cottage; Jon Ball; Derbyshire Times
Stunning new pictures reveal how a historic Derbyshire cottage – reputedly once visited by Florence Nightingale – has been transformed.
Dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Lord, it is a Unesco world heritage site. More important than the Kremlin. It houses the masterpiece of the golden iconostasis. After almost 100 years of silence, the celebration of the divine liturgies is planned inside.
Scotland’s best islands, from Skye to Harris. Check out the most picturesque Scottish isles to visit for a holiday this year.
From the blog of Nadezhda Dukhovny at The Times of Israel…
Making Up for Lost Time: Authentic Italy with No Crowds in Abruzzo, Puglia, and Matera; Italy Magazine
Can’t wait to travel again but want to avoid the throngs? Head to Abruzzo, Puglia, and Matera and have the best of Italy virtually to yourself!
The first ever photo contest and exhibition on national tangible cultural heritage was launched on June 9 with the aim to raise awareness of heritage conservation in the local community.
Work dries up for Jordan’s donkeys as coronavirus cripples tourism…