Category Archives: Vacation: UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

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Group of monuments at Mahabalipuram - UNESCO World Heritage site.

The site was inscribed inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1984.

The monument complex on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located near Chennai. With approximately 40 sanctuaries, including the largest open-air rock relief in the world....
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The Great Living Chola Temples - UNESCO World Heritage Site

The site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1987.

The Chola Dynasty, one of the longest ruling dynasties that ruled south India [9th to 13 century], is remembered for building temples with remarkable architecture among other things. Out of the many temples built during their rule, three of them stand out and today...
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HUMAYUN's TOMB -  UNESCO World Heritage Site

The site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1993.

Humayun's Tomb was built in 1570.

It was built by his grieving widow Hamida Banu Begum, with the patronage of Humayun’s son, the great Emperor Akbar.

Architect: Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Banu Begum.

It located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India; close...

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Above Image: [1] Statue of Liberty, New York City, USA; [2] Trimurti at Elephanta Caves, Mumbai, India; and [3] the Statue of Churchill at Westminster, UK.

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Of all the places I've seen, World Heritage Sites are closest to my heart. These locations are so important that they have transcended  local boundaries, and are elevated to the status of World Heritage Site, that needs to...
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Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church

In 1987, UNESCO inscribed the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including St. Margate's Church in the World Heritage List.

Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, including St. Margaret's Church: The site has been involved in the administration of England since the 11th century, and later the...

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