World Heritage Sites

When will Barnsdall Park reopen?

The Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Art Park. (PHOTO: Doug Kerr) Barnsdall Art Park, and its popular lawn with panoramic city views, remains closed more than a year after it was first closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the reopening of other outdoor park spaces since a long time. This …

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State Welcomes Commonwealth Grants for Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison receives two heritage grants worth over $ 400,000 Grants fund heritage interpretation and improved accessibility plans Commonwealth funds support $ 5 million in state government projects to support conservation and interpretation at UNESCO World Heritage site The McGowan government has received more than $ 400,000 in Commonwealth Government …

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UNESCO to assess Hamedan caravanserais for World Heritage

TEHRAN – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is set to assess two historic caravanserais, which are located in the west-central province of Hamedan, for inclusion in the World Heritage list . “UNESCO evaluators are expected to visit the Safavid-era (1501–1736) caravanserais of Farasfaj and Taj-Abad by mid-June …

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