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Featured, Singapore Botanic Gardens

World Heritage Site #1483 :: Singapore Botanic Gardens

World Heritage Site #1483 :: Singapore Botanic Gardens

State Party: Singapore State, Province or Region: Singapore (Central Tanglin District), Southeast Asia Name of Property: Singapore Botanic Gardens Date of Inscription: 2015 GPS Coordinates: Latitude: N 1° l 8′ 55” Longitude: E 103° 48′ 58″ Local weather Textual Description of the Boundaries of the Nominated Property The Nominated Property is bounded by Holland Road […]

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Featured, Honghe Hani

World Heritage Site#1111 :: Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

World Heritage Site#1111 :: Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

State Party: China GPS: N23 5 35.8, E102 46 47.93 Date of Inscription: 2013 Criteria: (iii)(v) Property : 16,603 ha Buffer zone: 29,501 ha Local Weather The Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, China covers 16,603-hectares in Southern Yunnan. It is marked by spectacular terraces that cascade down the slopes of the towering Ailao […]

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Featured, Lenggong

World Heritage Site #1396 :: Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

World Heritage Site #1396 :: Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

State Party: Malaysia Name of the Property: Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley Geographical Coordinates: Cluster 1 [centre] – 5° 4′ 18.24132″N, 100’ 57″ 59.09544″E Cluster Z [centre] – 5° 8′ 1.71996″N, 100’ 58′ 54.28416″E Date of Inscription: 2012 Criteria: (iii)(iv) Property : 399 ha Buffer zone: 1,787 ha Ref: 1396 Local Weather Situated in […]

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Featured, Kandy

World Heritage Sie #450 :: Sacred City of Kandy

World Heritage Sie #450 :: Sacred City of Kandy

State Party: Sri Lanka. Location: Central Province, Sri Lanka. GPS: N7 17 37, E80 38 25 Date of Inscription: 1988 Criteria: (iv)(vi) Local Weather This sacred Buddhist site, popularly known as the city of Senkadagalapura, was the last capital of the Sinhala kings whose patronage enabled the Dinahala culture to flourish for more than 2,500 […]

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World Heritage Site #1194 :: Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy

World Heritage Site #1194 :: Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy

State party: Indonesia GPS Coordinations: S8 15 33, E115 24 10 Date of Inscription: 2012 Criteria: (ii)(iii)(v)(vi) Criterion (ii): exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design. Criterion (iii): The cultural […]

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