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The New Lenggong Valley Visitor Centre – UNESCO World Heritage Site By Citylab Design Studio

The New Lenggong Valley Visitor Centre – UNESCO World Heritage Site By Citylab Design Studio

The new Lenggong Valley Visitor Centre is a tribute to the local archaeologists, which through several decades of dedicated work, had brought the Lenggong Valley to the UNESCO World Heritage status. Findings like the 10,000 year old Perak Man’s skeleton and the 40,000 year old layer of the Toba volcanic ash were huge milestones. They, […]

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More visitors to Lenggong Valley

More visitors to Lenggong Valley

UNESCO HERITAGE SITE: Work in progress to provide proper facilities for visitors and protect artifacts. LENGGONG: ONE year after the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) recognised Lenggong Valley as a World Heritage Site, Malaysia’s first prehistoric gallery has seen a significant increase in the number of visitors. Opened in 2003, the Lenggong […]

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Protect uniqueness of Lenggong Valley, says Nazri

Protect uniqueness of Lenggong Valley, says Nazri

The uniqueness of the Lenggong Valley archaeology site must be protected in order to maintain its recognition as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said that if the site was not well protected, the Unesco recognition, which was obtained in June 30 last year, could be retracted. “The […]

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Perak Man to return ‘home’

Perak Man to return ‘home’

LENGGONG: The Federal Government has agreed to return Perak Man to its “home” here. Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the skeletal remains would be returned after a special container for it was ready.

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Exploring history of early man in Lenggong Valley

Exploring history of early man in Lenggong Valley

The Lenggong Valley, which will be commemorating its recognition as a world heritage site this Saturday (Nov 10), still holds many remnants of the oldest pre-historic settlement in the country. The human civilization appeared in the Lenggong Valley two million years ago and it is the place where one of the oldest human civilization outside […]

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Lenggong Valley, Perak, gets World Heritage Site status

Lenggong Valley, Perak, gets World Heritage Site status

Unesco has recognised the Lenggong Valley in Perak as a World Heritage Site, said Information Minister Datuk Seri Rais Yatim on Sunday. He said that Unesco informed the government on Friday. Rais said this after the Community 1Malaysia Gotong-Royong dan Kenduri Rakyat programme at Kampung Penanti near here.

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