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More Hoysala monuments in Karnataka line up for World Heritage Site tag

The Hoysala temples in Belur, Halebeedu and Somanathapura are India’s official nominations for inclusion as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but a few other temples belonging to the same period could join the list at to come up. The Hoysala temples in Belur, Halebeedu and Somanathapura are India’s official nominations for …

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DVIDS – News – JTFB, USACAPOC partner with Honduran military for second cultural heritage assessment

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – Joint Task Force-Bravo and the Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command partnered with the Honduran Army’s 120th Infantry Brigade and the Institute of Anthropology and History to assess cultural heritage sites affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Copan, Honduras, March 7-11. This is …

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How can Iranian tourism improve its degraded image?

TEHRAN – A hidden gem and a backpacker’s dream, Iran holds vast potential as a vacation destination with stunning landscapes, numerous World Heritage sites and, above all, its hospitable people. Dissenting voices exist, but the problem is that the true face of Iran is galaxies away from the image Western …

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Burren and Inis Cealtra heritage listing announcement delayed

Holy Island / Inis Cealtra on Lough Derg Michael McNamara, Independent TD of Clare, said a decision regarding the inclusion of the Burren Uplands and Holy Island (Inis Cealtra) cultural landscape on a new Tentative List of potential World Heritage properties for the Ireland has been pushed back until June. …

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Top 10 best national parks in the world in 2022

With so much to see in national parks, it can be hard to decide which one to visit. These parks were created to protect some of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, breathtaking views and stunning wildlife. National parks are a nature lover’s paradise, with everything from tranquil lakes and lagoons …

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Reorganization of the municipality of Manama with a view to being included on the UNESCO heritage list | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The historic building of the municipality of Manama is to be refurbished as part of an application to be included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) and the …

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Improvement plans worth £15m to start at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Work worth £15million to transform visitor facilities at a World Heritage Site is due to start later this year. A total of £13.3million was granted by the UK government’s leveling fund in October to improve the area around the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Trevor, with £1.7million coming from other organizations . …

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7 Amazing Once in a Lifetime Experiences in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island country located in the Persian Gulf. It originally consisted of 50 natural islands, but 33 newer man-made islands bring that number to 83. Bahrain lies between Qatar and Saudi Arabia but has no land border with the other other than the causeway of …

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Mapped: African World Heritage sites threatened by sea level rise ‘could triple by 2050’

Three times as many sites of sacred value, scientific wonders and natural splendors across Africa could face risks from human-induced climate change by mid-century, study finds. The research reveals that 56 natural and cultural heritage sites across Africa are already at risk from coastal flooding and erosion exacerbated by rising …

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9 fabulous experiences in one of Austria’s sunniest winter destinations

Vorarlberg is one of the main regions of Austria, in the far west of the country. It borders Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. A popular part of Vorarlberg is the sunny Bregenzerwald (Bregenz Forest) which is on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites due to its nature, architecture and …

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Edinburgh named one of the best places in the world to visit – thanks to its culture, festivals and heritage

The Scottish capital’s summer and winter festivals, museums and galleries, and the Old and New Towns have all been cited by Tripadvisor in its annual awards for the world’s best destinations. Edinburgh was named ahead of Bangkok, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Mumbai, Jaipur, Abu Dhabi, Las Vegas and Athens as it was …

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Thessaloniki available on Google Arts and Culture

Thessaloniki UNESCO World Heritage Sites are now available on the Google Arts & Culture platform. “Thessaloniki: An Open Museum of Early Christian and Byzantine Art” includes photographs, videos and interactive street views of the city’s ancient and Byzantine monuments, collectively inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1988. Some of …

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India ranked top 10 in nationwide travel index | India News

NEW DELHI: India has been ranked among the top 10 countries for cross-country travel in an index of 118 countries by vacation home aggregator Holidu. The index has been compiled taking into account a variety of factors considered important to anyone planning a road trip, including attractions like Unesco World …

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National Tourism Day January 25, 2022

The Ministry of Tourism celebrated the National Tourism Day by holding a two-hour program on a virtual platform today January 25, 2022 under the aegis of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration, marking 75 years of the independence of India. The theme of this year’s celebration is rural and community …

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Hyatt Launches Destination By Hyatt Brand in Asia Pacific

WHY IT RATES: The independent hotel brand will begin its expansion in Asia starting in mainland China this year, with a mountainside hotel opening this year and a beachfront hotel slated to open in 2026. – Lacey Pfalz, Associate Editor, TravelPulse Hyatt today announced that the Destination by Hyatt brand …

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MALTA: CROSSROADS OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN HISTORY

TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb The Republic of Malta has always been one of the places I have wanted to visit. But due to ever-changing Covid-19 travel restrictions, the small island nation was difficult to get to. However, I finally did it last summer. And what I saw was just …

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Olive tree cultivation in the “City of Gladiators” goes back centuries – Middle East Monitor

The practice of harvesting olives, which dates back centuries, began in the ancient town of Stratonikeia, located in the Turkish province of Mugla, Anadolu News Agency reports. The city was inscribed on the Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2015. Also known as the “City of the Gladiators”, …

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The best islands in Japan to visit, from Okinawa to Aoshima cat sanctuary

Editor’s Note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Receive news about opening and closing destinations, inspiration for future adventures, as well as the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) – Surprisingly perhaps, less than 10% of the …

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ASI Hampi asked to nominate World Heritage status for Sannati Buddhist site

Efforts are underway to include the Buddhist site excavated in and around Sannati, on the banks of the Bhima at Chittapur taluk in the Kalaburagi district, in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites, the additional director general said ( conservation and scientific preservation), Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi, …

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Plan to include Thai cannabis on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage

[Intangible: adj. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.] While some would characterize the effects of marijuana as anything but intangible, the Ministry of Culture is considering including Thai ganja on UNESCO’s “intangible cultural heritage” list. The ministry says Thai cannabis has been used in all parts of the country …

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Heracles statue discovered in ancient Greek city of Aizanoi

A statue of Heracles has just been exhumed on Monday in the ancient Greek city of Aizanoi, in Asia Minor. Credit: Screenshot of the video A magnificent statue of Heracles, the Greek demigod, has just been unearthed in the ancient Greek city of Aizanoi, according to archaeologists’ statements to the …

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Great Barrier Reef could face another mass bleaching by end of January, forecast | Great Barrier Reef

Corals in large parts of the Great Barrier Reef could be affected by massive bleaching for the fourth time in just seven years by the end of January, according to forecasts from a US government agency. Reef scientists are hoping favorable weather conditions, including cloud cover and rain or a …

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Is intangible cultural heritage witchcraft? – Part 2 – The mast in line

[By Chanda Penda] Explore the heritage field Last week we explored the satirical genesis of the witchcraft smear as part of the Bachelor of Arts in Intangible Cultural Heritage (IBH) program offered by the University of Zambia (UNZA). So far, I get questions from almost everyone who is a first-time …

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World Court ruling sets ‘new precedent’ for protection of cultural heritage

The International Court of Justice on Tuesday ordered Azerbaijan to prevent and punish acts of vandalism and desecration affecting Armenian cultural heritage sites during the ongoing conflict in the region. Cornell University researchers Adam smith and Lori Khatchadourian used high resolution satellite images monitor and document the threatened and damaged …

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Archaeological China unveils splendid Chinese civilization

Since March of this year, the new dizzying archaeological excavations at the Sanxingdui site have continued to impress the world. Golden masks, bronze sacred trees, bronze altars and many other national level cultural relics showcase the imagination of the Shu civilization. To discuss the future protection and development of these …

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Rethinking history: democratizing architectural heritage

Rethinking history: democratizing architectural heritage heritage/619fc922f91c81a972000073-rethinking-history-democratising-architectural-heritage-photo” src=”https://images.adsttc.com/media/images/619f/c922/f91c/81a9/7200/0073/newsletter/8352534406_04b65e939c_o.jpg?1637861651″/>Fiat Tagliero gas station – Asmara, Eritrea. Image © Licensed Flickr user David Stanley (CC BY 2.0). To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/972450/rethinking-history-democratising-architectural-heritage The built environment in which we all live is an integral part of interconnected global systems …

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Famous sites will disappear by 2050

Rapa Nui, Kiribati, Edinburgh and Arnhem Land (clockwise from left) are all likely to be severely affected by climate change. (Getty) What do the famous Moai stone statues of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and the spectacular ancient sites of Edinburgh have in common? Devastatingly, is that they could soon both …

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US takes steps to revert to UN cultural body; renounce anti-Palestinian senatorial law – Middle East Monitor

United States to join United Nations cultural agency UNESCO, four years after former President Donald Trump withdrew the country over accusations of anti-Israel bias, sources said in Congress and diplomatic. Reuters. The United States provided one-fifth of the funding for the Paris-based agency, but Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, stopped paying …

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4 great things to do in Italy in the fall

A panoramic view of Orvieto in Umbria. getty If you are considering a fall trip to Italy, consider the options below to enjoy the country’s beautiful countryside and sample its fall food and wine. City travelers should also head to Genoa, where a unique biannual cultural event, the Rolli Days, …

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Warragamba dam project criticized for impact on World Heritage

Environmental activists have said the NSW Australian government’s assessment of the Warragamba Dam wall elevation project is “grossly inadequate”. Climate advocates have called on the government to consider alternative methods such as buying back homes in flood-prone areas, according to the Guardian report. West Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres reportedly said …

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15 unforgettable trips to China – Thatsmags.com

6-Day Changbai Mountain and North Korea Border Tour Image courtesy of Dragon Adventures Located in Jilin Province, Changbaishan is one of the nature conservation areas in China and has an ecosystem with world famous precious animals like tigers, sikas, sable and more. It is the global nature existence typical of …

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Holy Island and Burren vying for World Heritage List

TWO of Clare’s most renowned heritage sites must be considered for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland. The Burren and Inis Cealtra Highlands Cultural Landscape are among six sites nationally considered by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for inclusion on the list. The …

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Mount Nemrut receives 30,000 visitors per month

ADIYAMAN Mount Nemrut, one of the world’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, was visited by nearly 30,000 visitors last month after authorities decided to ease most restrictions related to COVID-19 . Rising 2,134 meters above Adıyaman Province in southeast Turkey, Mount Nemrut welcomed nearly 1,000 visitors every day …

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Save the vaquita from extinction

The vaquita is one of the most endangered mammals in the world, with less than ten individuals remaining. These all exist in a small area of ​​the Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico, where entanglement in illegal fishing nets threatens …

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Letters to the Editor | The Economist

July 3, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios or Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at [email protected] Close rivals The role of Afghanistan’s close neighbors is missing from most analyzes of what happens when America withdraws …

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A World Heritage Site …

On June 29, 2021, the Serra de Tramuntana will have been declared a World Heritage Site for 10 years under the cultural landscape distinction. In 2011 when this award was given we thought it would change our world and bring us thousands of tourists. The dry stone walls of the …

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World Environment Day: ecosystem restoration

This year’s World Environment Day will launch and focus on the United Nations Decade for Ecosystem Restoration. The United Nations Decade for Ecosystem Restoration is a global rallying cry to heal our planet. Ecosystems support all life on Earth. The healthier our ecosystems, the healthier the planet and its inhabitants. …

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Komodo National Park – WorldAtlas

Covering an area of ​​1,904,569 km², the island nation of Indonesia comprises more than 17,504 islands and is considered the largest and most diverse archipelago on the planet. This Southeast Asian nation is also home to around 54 national parks and currently there are a total of 9 UNESCO World …

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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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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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Korean mud flats receive preliminary UNESCO World Heritage status

May. 12. 2021 Settings national 05/12/2021 14:59 Korean mud flats receive preliminary UNESCO World Heritage status Heritage Administration” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Korean-mud-flats-receive-preliminary-UNESCO-World-Heritage-status.jpeg”/> The mudflats of Boseong County, South Jeolla Province, in this undated photo. Courtesy of the Cultural Heritage Administration By Park Ji-wonThe country’s mudflats have been “postponed” in a preliminary assessment process …

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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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China-Afghanistan-Pakistan co-signs the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of Asian cultural heritage

China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday co-signed the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of Asian cultural heritage during an online workshop. Photo: courtesy of the National Administration of Cultural Heritage China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday co-signed the first Asian bilateral cooperation agreements on the protection of …

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