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29 stunning photos show new UNESCO World Heritage sites across the planet

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met in Azerbaijan to add sites in the US, Canada, Iraq, the UK, Myanmar, Brazil, and beyond.

UNESCO has added 29 sites to its list of World Heritage sites around the world, from iconic American architecture, to an ancient city in Iraq, to some of the world’s most stunning natural areas.

Sites are recognized for their cultural or historic significance, and gain new protections once they are added to the list.

The World Heritage Committee announced the new sites at a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, this week. The list already included world-famous sites like the Grand Canyon and India’s Taj Mahal.

These are the 29 new sites that have just been added: Continue at Source: Stunning photos show the 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world

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29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 – UNESCO 

This newest World Heritage List includes sites of cultural importance, such as architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s work, and natural wonders, such as Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland.

From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites to its World Heritage List at its annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The United Nations’ cultural body meets annually to approve the addition of cultural, natural and sites of mixed significance to its preservation list, which now has 1,121 sites of “outstanding universal value.” Continue at Source: UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019

The ‘New Seven World Wonders’ ranked from worst to best

Here is a ranking of the New 7 World Wonders of the World from worst to best, by a Daily Hive contributor who has visited them all.

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10 historic places that have been ruined and rebuilt

The whole world watched in shock as Notre Dame burst into flames. But it’s not the only historic site that’s been ruined – and many were rebuilt.

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10 World Heritage Sites you can visit on a cruise around Asia

United Nations agency Unesco inscribes places as World Heritage Sites if they offer sufficient cultural, historical or scientific significance. To you and me, that means the most impressive monuments, the most fascinating old towns and pockets of stunning natural beauty. Here are 10 that are close to cruise ports in Asia.

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Most beautiful Unesco World Heritage sites

Unesco World Heritage status is given to the most culturally and historically significant places across the globe. Here are 10 of the world’s most beautiful sites.

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