Posts Tagged 'UNESCO World Heritage'

Lost World – Rock-Hewn Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for...

Largest Stone Buddha – Leshan Giant Buddha in China, Sichuan

The Leshan Giant Buddha is located near Leshan City in the province of Sichuan in China and is the largest stone Buddha ever created in the world as well as the biggest and tallest existing statue fro...

Ha Long Bay – UNESCO World Heritage in Quang Ninh, Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is so magnificent, that following a extremely small era of thought, UNESCO acknowledged Halong bay as a World Heritage place in December 1994. This is the 2nd of the four listed earth Heri...

Meteora: A unique Monastery in Greece

The area of Meteora on the Greek mainland is a collection of six monasteries that were constructed on limestone rocks many centuries ago. The name Meteora (Μετεωρα) is Greek for “suspende...

Oldest famous UNESCO world heritage sites of india

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance.Th...