04.06.2021, 13:13

Top 12 new world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO in 2019

World Heritage Site is a landmark or area chosen by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural institution that is valued for culture, history, science or other meaningful form and is protected by law by international treaties. From 1978 to now, the United Nations ' cultural agency has recognized a total of 1,121 wins with "Outstanding universal value", including natural, cultural and mixed venues. Recognized locations must meet at least 1 of the 10 criteria set by UNESCO: Symbolizes a masterpiece that reflects human creative genius, remarkable natural beauty, or prominent of a traditional human settlement,.... At the 43 session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in Baku, Azerbaijan, which took place from 30/6 to the last 10/7/2019, chose 29 of the 35 nominated places of the nomination, to include a list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. These are 24 cultural heritage, 4 natural heritage, and 1 mixed heritage. With Topshare, the top 10 most typical world heritage contributes to a total of 29 legacy.

Jaipur City (India)


Top 12 new world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO in 2019

Jaipur City (India)

Jaipur City (India)

Jaipur is the capital and largest city in the state of Rajasthan in western India, founded in 1727 by Rajput Jai Singh II, who dominated Amer, and is the person from which the city was named. It is one of the earliest planned cities of modern India, designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. Jaipur is a popular tourist spot of India and is part of the Golden Triangle of India's western tourist circuit. Jaipur is also known as the "Pink City" where it is considered "the land of emperors and Colors" in India. It is named as a new World Heritage SITE because of its outstanding architectural and planning values, which have been highlighted in the late medieval period.


Mafra Royal Palace (Portugal)


Mafra Royal Palace (Portugal)

Located about 28km from the capital of Lisbon, Mafra Royal Palace is constructed from 1717 in a Moroccan style with a classy white mainstream. It became one of the world's largest palace with a total area of up to 40,000 square meters. The palace was completed in 1750 thanks to 50,000 workers. Currently, a part of the Royal Palace of Mafra is used as a national library with thousands of rare books.


Bagan ancient capital (Myanmar)


Bagan ancient capital (Myanmar)

Tourism Myanmar - ancient Bagan - Flycam

With an area of 42km2, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwaddy River in the central area of Myanamar, Bagan is the convergence of the most unique temple architecture in Southeast Asia, which is a proof of the historical period of Myanmar's splendor. The capital Bagan of Myanmar is a very popular tourist destination not only by the image of the giant balloon, but also with more than 3,500 towers, temples, monasteries and many other prominent Buddhist works built from the 11th to 13th centuries.


Mozu-Furuichi Tombs (Japan)


Mozu-Furuichi Tombs (Japan)

Located on a plateau in the Sakai region, Osaka Prefecture, the Mozu-Furuichi tombs consists of 49 tombs built in the 4th century until the 5th century stretching between the city of Sakai in Osaka, the city of Habikino and the city of Fujiidera. Among them, the large-hole-shaped tomb to 486m is the "Mausoleum of the Nintoku Emperor".
Experts said these ancient tombs not only showed the highly developed construction technique of the ancient era, but it also contained tremendous value in the study of the formation of the Japanese country.


Jodrell Bank Observatory (UK)


Jodrell Bank Observatory (UK)

Located in a rural area northwest of England, since its beginning in 1945, Jodrell Bank has become one of the leading Radio astronomical observatory in the world, which impacts the discovery of meteorites, moons, and exploration of the universe. The Jodrell Bank Observatory comprises several radio telescopes and is part of the University of Manchester Jodrell Bank's Astronomical Physics centre. The main telescope at the observatory was the Lovell telescope, the third largest controlled radio telescope in the world. The observatory is still active, including several radio telescopes, work buildings, technical warehouses and control centers.


Migratory birds Conservation Zone (China)


Migratory birds Conservation Zone (China)

Located on the coast of the Yellow Sea, this is the focus of many of the world's highest endangered birds. It is also the focus of migratory birds on the East Asia – Australia routes. Large birds, including high-risk species, come to the coast for rest, hair change, winter and nesting.


9 Ancient Libraries (Korea)


9 Ancient Libraries (Korea)

9 Ancient Libraries (Korea)

These ancient libraries are scattered in the north and South Gyeongsang provinces, Daegu City, north and South Jeolla Province, and South Chungcheong province. UNESCO Reviews Seowon is evidence of the tradition of the new Confucianism Culture (viticulture) which is popularized in the education, social and the Joseon dynasties, while suggesting that the new Confucian concept process changes in a manner consistent with the conditions of Korea.


Plains of Jars- Laos


Plains of Jars- Laos

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The Plain of Jars is located on a plateau of Xiengkhuang province in central Laos, which is a archaeological spot still filled with many mysteries. It is thought that large jars of rock are used in funeral rituals available from the Iron era. According to UNESCO, the field owns 2,100 jars of stone, many stone plates, tombstones and quarries dating from 500 BC to 500 BC.


Vatnajökull National Park (ICELAND)


Vatnajökull National Park (ICELAND)

Ice Caves of Vatnajokull - Iceland

The volcanic zone in this national park covers an area of 1.4 million hectares, representing nearly 14% of the Icelandic territory. Of the ten volcanoes there are eight volcanic peaks beneath the ice. The volcanic region is inhabited by endemic animals that survived the ice ages.
Thanks to its unique geographical structure and the impact between the volcanoes and the region, the area has a distinctive terrain. The scenic landscapes, favorable weather conditions and the trail walkways make Skaftafell the ideal destination for those who enjoy exploring the Icelandic nature.


Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary (PORTUGAL)


Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary (PORTUGAL)

Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary (PORTUGAL)

The most impressive religious reserve in Portugal, Bom Jesus do Monte is located six kilometres east of Braga in a lush park on the western slope of Monte Espinho and remains one of Portugal's most attractive tourist attractions. The ancient chapel with over 600 years old was built in a Baroque style. On the walls of the chapel, paintings of the crucified Jesus event were very carefully described. Connecting the entrance gate to the hilltop church of Bom Jesus is the extraordinary 18th century Escadaria, a monumental staircase constructed of granite and connected by a series of chapels suggesting 14 stations of the Holy Cross. The complex with the 381-feet tall staircase is where the pilgrims will climb with the knees to express their heart.


Sheki Historic Center with Khan Palace (AZERBAIJAN)


Sheki Historic Center with Khan Palace (AZERBAIJAN)

Sheki Historic Center with Khan Palace (AZERBAIJAN)

This World Heritage site was rebuilt in 1797 located at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, Sheki and characterized by traditional architecture including houses with a high back roof. The sophisticated luxury architecture of the palace is the witness of ancient people's meticulture and talent.


The vineyards of Prosecco (Italy)


The vineyards of Prosecco (Italy)

The vineyards of Prosecco (Italy)

The prosecco vineyards in the northeast of Venice, Italy. The hill region was cultivated for centuries. On the UNESCO site, the landscape of prosecco is depicted as high-pitched hillside hills, on hillsides are narrow terraced fields filled with small vines, forests, small villages and lush green soils. Alternatively, you can enjoy the sparkling white wine that is brewed by the farmers in the traditional craft villages.


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