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World Heritage Site #722 :: Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras

World Heritage Site #722 :: Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras

Table of Contents For 2,000 years, the high rice fields of the Ifugao have followed the contours of the mountains. The fruit of knowledge handed down from one generation to the next, and the expression of sacred traditions and a delicate social balance, they have helped to create a landscape of great beauty that expresses […]

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Banaue Travel Guide

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Banaue Travel Guide

Banaue is a town on the Cordillera mountain range in the north of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. It is mainly visited for its stunning rice terraces, which are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Get in By bus: Many bus companies and tour agencies have trips to Banaue. There are 3 ways to […]

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Owning A Heritage

Owning A Heritage

For their children and their children’s children, the real and adopted sons and daughters of Ifugao work together to repair and preserve a world heritage By ANGELO G. GARCIA IFUGAO, Philippines — The Batad Rice Terraces is said to be the most beautiful of the terraces in the Ifugao Province. The sloping green terraces on […]

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P30-million to restore Ifugao terraces

P30-million to restore Ifugao terraces

By MARVYN N. BENANING MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is putting in P30-million to restore the Ifugao Rice Terraces to its former glory. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala made the commitment during his November 25 meeting with Ifugao officials and other leaders at the Banaue Hotel. Alcala said the rice terraces are […]

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Still only one way to see the rice terraces of Batad and Banaue

Still only one way to see the rice terraces of Batad and Banaue

John Henzell Two thousand years after the Batad rice terraces were hewn out of the Philippine rainforest, there’s still only one way to reach them. But as we hike along a muddy jungle trail that has been used by countless generations of Ifugao tribespeople, I can’t help thinking that this is the perfect way to […]

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: About

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: About

For 2,000 years the mountains of Ifugao province in the Philippines have been carefully cultivated with a seemingly endless series of terraced fields that climb thousands of feet. The Ifugao Rice Terraces, which follow the natural contours of the mountains, only enhance the region’s rugged natural beauty. They also epitomize a harmonic, sustainable relationship between […]

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Location and Tourist Maps

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N16 56 2.004, E121 8 12.012 Multiple Locations Serial ID Number Name & Location Coordinates Area Date Inscribed 722-001 Rice Terrace Clusters of Banaue: Battad Philippines N16 56 02 E121 08 12 0 Ha 1995 722-002 Rice Terrace Clusters of Banaue: Bangaan Philippines N16 55 28 E121 3 56 0 Ha 1995 722-003 […]

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Video Gallery

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras :: Video Gallery

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Thrilling journeys, unforgettable experiences: a guide to Banaue and Sagada

Thrilling journeys, unforgettable experiences: a guide to Banaue and Sagada

Taking on the arduous trip to this mountain paradise, with its breath-taking vistas and challenging adventures, will be well-rewarded Philippine Daily Inquirer How many long weekends have you passed up without taking a much-deserved vacation? Next time, take a few days off and make Sagada number one on your must-visit list. Few places deserve to […]

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