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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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Work restores Kasubi Royal Tombs to their former glory

By BAMUTURAKI MUSINGUZI The restoration of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Royal Tombs of Kasubi is at the roofing stage and the site will soon be removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger by the end of the year. The Buganda Kings Cemetery was razed on …

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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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Glimpses of Kaziranga National Park

Declared a national park in 1968 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is famous for the habitat of the one-horned rhino apart from other animals and birds. Updated: March 05, 2022 10:19 1ten Kaziranga National Park | Photo AP/Anupam Nath A dear eats a silk cotton flower …

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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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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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What’s open and closed for Heritage Day in Nova Scotia – Halifax

Monday marks Heritage Day in Nova Scotia, and many businesses will be closed for the long weekend. The winner of this year’s Heritage Day is the landscape of the World Heritage Site of Grand-Pré, which celebrates its 10th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more: Film sheds light …

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World Celebration of Robert Owen

Jane Masters is thrilled the celebration is happening now, a few months later than planned. New Lanark: A Living Legacy is a hybrid event, taking place both in person at the World Heritage Site and online, from Tuesday March 1 through Thursday March 3. With a packed program of speakers …

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UNESCO and International Union for Conservation of Nature prepare for Lake Baikal mission – Society & Culture

PARIS, February 17. /TASS/. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is preparing a mission to Lake Baikal in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to assess the ecological status of the lake, the representative of UNESCO headquarters in Paris told TASS on Thursday. …

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Who built Stonehenge? A brand new exhibition from the British Museum brings us closer to the truth

The famous stone circle of Stonehenge in the English countryside is an instantly recognizable prehistoric monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ancient humans started building here around 5,000 years ago – the stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period, around 2,500 BC. But many of its secrets …

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Jain community, ASI fight over a pillar in Ellora

The ASI in Aurangabad cited that Jain Keerti Stambh, 48, in front of the main gate of Ellora Caves represents one religion and that its location in front of a World Heritage monument displaying the remains of three major religions does not have the looks good. The ASI, which wants …

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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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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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Key works by influential contemporary Saudi artists exhibited in the extraordinary desert… | Your money

AL-`ULA, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Royal Commission for AlUla has announced that landmark works by some of Saudi Arabia’s most influential contemporary artists will be exhibited in the extraordinary desert setting of AlUla, where the arts play a central role in the resurgence of one …

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5 unique and surreal places in Africa

Yes, you have heard how beautiful and diverse Africa is. From dense jungles to vast deserts to breathtaking beaches, Africa has it all. But do you know these 5 unique places in Africa that are so surreal you’d think they were out of this world? Let’s start with two beautiful …

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5 do-it-yourself hiking adventures for 2022

Backroads Walking and Walking Tour of Cinque Terre and Tuscany Country roads Just when we thought it was safe to travel again, Omicron arrived. It seems like I’ve spent more time making and canceling travel plans over the past few months than I’d like to admit. Although the coast is …

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ZSI highlights wildlife diversity, health cards as Meghalaya launches UNESCO label for Living Root B – The New Indian Express

Express press service GUWAHATI: Diversity of wildlife and preparation of health records will be prerequisites for Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridges to obtain the UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. Dr. Dhriti Banerjee, who is the director of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), has emphasized both aspects to meet UNESCO criteria IX …

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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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Tickets for the Caminito del Rey tourist attraction in Malaga are on sale until June 19

L’allée du roi is currently open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. / ON The three-kilometre Gorge Walkway, usually open Tuesday to Sunday, will also be open to the public on several Mondays this year Malaga City Hall has announced that tickets for the Caminito del Rey, …

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Visit the most haunted cities on the planet

Creepy apparitions, sinister spirits, deadly demons, and gruesome ghosts are being reported all over the world, and scare fans are eagerly venturing to seek out such spooky enticements with supernatural beings. From the Americas and Europe to the swathes of Australasia, it seems no nation is safe from the hauntings …

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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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The best Texas getaways for every type of traveler

It’s no secret that Texas is big – huge, in fact – but its size is nowhere near as impressive as its geographic and cultural diversity. Here the lush and verdant east meets the boundless and open west as the city streets turn into country roads and back again. Whether …

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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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Jerusalem replica of Dome of the Rock stirs controversy

The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sacred to Jews and Muslims A replica of the Dome of the Rock, one of Jerusalem’s most recognizable landmarks, has been erected in a Palestinian neighborhood without city council approval, sparking controversy led by Israeli …

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Star-studded concert celebrating the American dream will air on PBS on New Years Eve

A new star-studded concert, “United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream,” will air on New Years Eve, Friday, December 31, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET and again from 10:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. PM ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App. Independence Hall in Philadelphia, …

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Historic Monastery of St. Catherine on Mount Sinai

Panoramic view of the Saint Catherine monastery. Credit: patano / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0 Saint Catherine’s Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai in the city of Saint Catherine, Egypt, is one of the most important Christian monasteries in the world. Not only is it one of the oldest …

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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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Make your vacation shine with this sparkling wine from Italy’s last UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Prosecco Hills The hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are the heart of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG – the Prosecco that reigns throughout the world. We have so much to celebrate with our family, friends and colleagues this holiday season. As we toast another year past, popping a bottle of …

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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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Valletta, Malta, named best European city for well-being

Valletta, Malta, has been named the premier wellness destination in Europe. So don’t forget your yoga … [+] carpet! Malta Tourist Board What does it mean to be well? Our health and well-being depend on a number of factors, including the environment we live in, the exercise we do, and …

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Lalibela, the world heritage site caught in the war in Ethiopia | New

Government forces recaptured the historic town famous for its iconic rock-hewn churches from rival Tigrayan forces. The Ethiopian government says its forces and allies have recaptured the town of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Amhara region of the besieged country. Lalibela, home to 11 medieval rock-hewn churches …

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Best neighborhoods in Phoenix – Lonely Planet

Among the mountains and arid landscapes of the Sonoran Desert is Phoenix, the most populous capital of the United States. Just beyond this desert metropolis are its sister cities and towns that make up the vast urban area of ​​the Greater Phoenix. The culture of the American Southwest can be …

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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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My 4 Favorite Small Towns in Colorado near National Parks and Landmarks

When people think of Colorado, they think of skiing. The towns bordering the national parks have a different flavor; one worth sampling. One of America’s oldest mysteries surrounds the ancestral publeons, ancestors of today’s Pueblo tribes, and explains why they built elaborate dwellings on the cliffs and then abandoned them. …

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Enter the ancient city of Palmyra at the Crow Museum of Asian Art – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A few years after the ancient city of Palmyra was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980, Carolyn Brown made the first of three trips to the Syrian site to photograph one of the most magnificent cultural centers of the ancient world . A poignant documentation of a cultural …

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Biden to protect Native American heritage site from drilling and crackdown on human trafficking

President Joe Biden sought to show his commitment to Native Americans on Monday by announcing a step to help improve public safety and justice for their communities, which experience violent crime at rates more than double the national average. The administration also announced plans to continue a 20-year ban on …

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Free activities to do in Burgundy

With an assortment of gorgeous villages, a dashing medieval capital-turned-Renaissance, and more chateau-crowned vineyards than you could ever hope to visit in a lifetime, France’s premier wine region is loaded with priceless French panache. But with a bottle of the best Burgundy red demanding a price of several zeros, is …

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Flooring project begins at historic Tabriz bazaar

TEHRAN – A flooring project is underway at the Amir Shomali covered passage of the UNESCO-listed Tabriz Bazaar in the northwest of the province of East Azerbaijan. To preserve, strengthen and redevelop the covered passages of the historic bazaar, the project is being carried out in collaboration with traders, said …

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Ancient droppings show residents of today’s Austria drank beer and ate blue cheese up to 2,700 years ago – ScienceDaily

Human faeces usually don’t stay long – and certainly not for thousands of years. But exceptions to this general rule can be found in a few places around the world, including the prehistoric salt mines in Austria’s UNESCO World Heritage Area Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut. Now, researchers who have studied ancient …

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Five of the best fishing vacations in the world

New participants in the fishery hit a record last year. Villa del Palmar in the Loreto Islands Fishing has become a popular outlet for everyday well-being, especially among younger and more diverse populations. A June 2021 study by Boating and Fishing Foundation found that first-time fishing participants hit a record …

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World Heritage islands forced to take action to protect nature

Canoes packed with tourists headed for Pinaisara Falls, a popular tourist spot, in mid-July on Iriomotejima Island, dubbed “Japan’s last unexplored region.” “The basin is heavily congested during peak hours, and there are places on the ground where roots and rocks have been repeatedly scratched,” said Harumi Tokuoka, general manager …

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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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Reveal the secrets of the decorated farm

image: Historical research – for the future. Photo: Lars Nylander seen Following Credit: Lars Nylander An interdisciplinary research project spent four years exploring the interior design culture that has become Sweden’s 15th World Heritage Site, The Decorated Farms of Hälsingland. A recently published book now reveals details of the techniques, …

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How art shapes our lives: the Moai of Rapa Nui

By Sal Maccarone Moai card on Easter Island Even from the most isolated place on earth, humanity has managed to express itself artistically through the ages. Shrouded in mystery, Easter Island truly sits in the middle of nowhere. Among other things, this tiny island in the Pacific Ocean has become …

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The oldest Hindu paintings preserved for eternity

New Delhi [India], Sept. 23 (ANI / NewsView): Arctic World Archive, a repository of humanity’s most important works, has initiated the preservation of restored works of art of Indian culture for eternity. Sapio Analytics, a government consulting firm known for its AI-focused policy development, made the filings. The archives are …

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The number one cultural power in the world? Italy

Italy, considered the cultural powerhouse of Europe, has once again taken control of the world with its iconic monuments, extraordinary works of art, stellar food and wine, and a host of other wonders. historical and natural. Let’s face it. The world has been fascinated by Italian culture for centuries, and …

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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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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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Estonia hums a new tune as a tourist mecca

Breadcrumb Links Trip It has been 30 years since the country swept the Soviets in a singing revolution. Author of the article: Post-media news Party-goers in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, wave flags in 2011 to mark the 20th anniversary of the country’s independence from the Soviet Union. Photo by …

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Bungle Bungles dispute rumbles, ‘hand brake’ on potential of UNESCO-listed Purnululu park

One of Western Australia’s top tourist destinations, the World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park remains at the center of a three-decade dispute between its recognized traditional owners. Key points: Decades-long dispute between two groups over traditional ownership of UNESCO park remains unresolved The Federal Court ruled that neither of the two …

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9 best things to do in Delphi

I saw Chariots of the Gods on TV when I was eight. The premise: Aliens brought in by UFOs helped ancient civilizations build architectural wonders, including the Pyramids, Stonehenge, and the Nazca Lines. I told my mom and dad that I was going to be an archaeologist when I grew …

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