UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture; UNESCO; /juːˈnɛskoʊ/) is a specialized agency o...
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50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Philadelphia Becomes The First World Heritage City In the U.S.
"Philadelphia has to start thinking of other ways to establish itself as a bona fide world city." America's birthplace is the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cai...
$1.6 million ultimate luxury vacation - 2 years around the world visiting all 962 UNESCO sites
We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
Syria's lost treasure: How the civil war is ruining the country's ancient architecture
The site where Cain is held to have murdered Abel is in a cave below a white dome on the slopes of Mount Qassioun, overlooking Damascus. It seems strikingly appropriate that the most notorious Biblica...
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
New Additions To UNESCO World Heritage List
Each year, UNESCO inscribes new sites on its World Heritage List in recognition of their timeless value to humanity. The 37th session of the World Heritage Committee has resulted in 19 outstanding add...
World Heritage Sites
More destination ideas... http://www.petergreenberg.com UNESCO World Heritage sites includes some of the most beautiful, famous and historic landmarks around...
World Heritage Sites - Modica - Sicily - Italy - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ferries to Sicily: http://ferriessicily.com/ Modica is a city and comune in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. The city is situated in the Hybla...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
It is the most wonderful cultural event in Bolivia, South America and the whole Continent. It was declared Mankind's Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible H...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity - Carnival of Oruro - Bolivia (English Version)
It is the most wonderful cultural event in Bolivia, South America and the whole Continent. It was declared Mankind's Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible H...
Member states of UNESCO
As of November 2013, UNESCO members include 195 member states and 9 associate members. Some members have additional National Organizing Committees (NOCs) for some of their dependent territories. Th...
Member states of UNESCO - Wikipedia
World Heritage Sites
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultur...
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Man and the Biosphere Programme
The Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB, or MaB) of UNESCO was established in 1971 to promote interdisciplinary approaches to management, research and education in ecosystem conservation and sustaina...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and enco...
Memory of the World Programme
UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the ravages of time and climatic c...
Memory of the World Programme - Wikipedia
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Kandy
Kandy (Sinhala: මහ නුවර Maha nuwara, pronounced [mahaˈnuʋərə]; Tamil: கண்டி, pronounced [ˈkaɳɖi]) is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second lar...
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Place Antonin-Poncet
The Place Antonin-Poncet is a square located in the Bellecour quarter, near the Place Bellecour, in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. It is served by the metro station Bellecour of the lines A and D, an...
Place Antonin-Poncet - Wikipedia
Byōdō-in
Byōdō-in (平等院) is a Buddhist temple in the city of Uji in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is jointly a temple of the Jōdo-shū (Pure Land) and Tendai-shū sects.
This temple was originally built in...
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The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 77 World Heritage Sites in nine countries (also called "state parties") of Eastern Europe; defined here to ...
European Peace University
The European University Center for Peace Studies offered postgraduate political studies from 1990-2013 in Stadtschlaining, Austria.The institution was founded in 1988 by Gerald Mader in his capacity ...
Spiš Castle and its Associated Cultural Monuments
The ruins of Spiš Castle is one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe. The castle is situated above the town of Spišské Podhradie and the village of Žehra that with adjacent ecclesiastical tow...
Spiš Castle and its Associated Cultural Monuments - Wikipedia