World Heritage Sites

Top 10 tourist destinations in Greece

In 2019, more than 34 million tourists traveled to Greece, breaking an all-time record. Last year the number of inbound visitors to Greece fell 78.2% to 7.4 million from 34 million in 2019, according to data from the Bank of Greece. Greece tops lists of ‘safe destinations for travelers’ this …

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Explained: How UNESCO Assigns World Heritage Site Tag

The government of Maharashtra has submitted a “serial” nomination to obtain the World Heritage site label for 14 forts from the time of 17th century King Maratha Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the theme of military architecture Maratha in Maharashtra. The serial nomination was transmitted by the Archaeological Survey of India …

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Six sites likely to visit World Heritage sites

Once UNESCO has included a property on the Tentative List, that country must prepare a nomination dossier which will be examined by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Recently, six Indian sites were added to the provisional list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). The …

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