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Penang launches audio descriptive walk at Unesco Heritage Site

GEORGE TOWN: The various buildings and artefacts even a tree on a 3km trail of the Unesco Heritage Site in Penang came alive for the blind during their audio descriptive walk. Touted to be the country's first of its kind, guides from the George ..., 7 hours ago
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Tibet adopts statute to protect Potala Palace

LHASA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- A regulation for protecting the 1,300-year-old Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was adopted Thursday by the legislature of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The statute has clear articles on the ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago Safranbolu's rock graves under protection  Daily Sabah1 day ago Palace protection  Shanghai Daily1 day ago

Here's why a historic meat packing plant in Uruguay was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

It may seem strange that a meat packing plant received recognition as a UNESCO cultural site of significance , but the Anglo meat packing plant in Uruguay has played a fascinating and vital role in history for years. The plant was established in ...
 Business Insider Australia1 day ago
Daily Sabah

10 Incredible UNESCO World Heritage sites on South Africa's doorstep

There is an incredible wealth of natural beauty to explore right on the borders of our country. Next holiday why not plan to travel a bit closer to home for a world-class, extraordinary experience. (article by Rebecca Houston @HoustonlikeNYC , ...
 All4Women3 days ago Morocco offers spicy, colorful and lively vacation  Daily Sabah3 days ago 'Japan should apologize to Korean forced labor victims'  Korea Times4 days ago Naming of Singapore's Botanic Gardens to UNESCO Triggers Appeals For Protection Of Other Sites  Daily Kos4 days ago

Fukuoka ancient monuments touted for UNESCO heritage list

The Council for Cultural Affairs has picked a group of five ancient monuments in Fukuoka Prefecture as a candidate for UNESCO cultural heritage status in 2017. The government will recommend the Munakata-Okinoshima monuments to UNESCO by next Feb.
 Japan Times4 days ago Fukuoka ancient monuments tabbed for UNESCO heritage list  Japan Times4 days ago
Xinhua News Agency

UNESCO world heritage site: Verona in N Italy

A woman poses with the statue of Juliet, while other tourists take photos of the Balcony of Juliet's House in Verona July 27, 2015. Verona is a city in north Italy's Veneto. As one of the main tourist destinations in north Italy, the city has ...
 Xinhua News Agency2 days ago Stone Sculpture Symposium at UNESCO world heritage site  Turkish Daily1 week ago Speicherstadt, latest Unesco Heritage site  Oman Observer1 week ago 10 years after unesco listing | Report grills gov't over heritage neglect  Macau Daily Times2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Vaastu takes over Chandigarh finance secy's house

In September the UNESCO team will be visiting Chandigarh for weighing the options to give the heritage status of Le Corbusiers work If the heritage status is granted then it would be a perfect homage to mark the pioneer of modern architectures 50th death ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Ahead of UNESCO team visit in Sept, Corbusier's creations get a facelift  Indian Express4 days ago
US News & World Report

San Antonio's Historic Missions Receive UNESCO World Heritage Status

The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The decision was announced on July 5th at the annual UNESCO World Heritage committee meeting in Bonn, Germany. An elite list with just 22 existing U.S. landmarks ...
 TRIPinfo.com2 days ago Your Guide to 5 of UNESCO's Newest World Heritage Sites  US News & World Report3 days ago UNESCO guidelines go for a toss as Bodh Gaya being turned into concrete jungle  Times of India2 months ago

Capitol Complex: Cricket ground can play spoilsport for UT's world heritage status bid

The original drawing of Le Corbusier's Capitol Complex. (Source: Express photo) In the race for UNESCO's world heritage status in 2016, the restoration of crucial deviations in Capitol Complex as per Le Corbusier's original plans is facing a ...
 Indian Express2 days ago Heritage status? Really? Benidorm?  Round Town News1 day ago Youngsters thrilled by Neanderthal story  Gibraltar Chronicle2 days ago Benidorm makes unlikely bid for Unesco World Heritage status  9ija News.com1 week ago
Kuensel Online

10 Traditions of India that Featured On UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

10 Traditions of India that Featured On UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage By SiliconIndia | Wednesday, 03 June 2015, 04:57 Hrs BENGALURU: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has taken the initiative to ...
 Silicon India1 month ago Dire need to conserve intangible cultural heritage  Kuensel Online3 days ago 10 best places to visit in India for their heritage  Outlook Traveller2 days ago
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