Cultural heritage
Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit o...
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Mocanita de pe Valea Vaserului
UNBELIEVABLE imagery from Romania
Unsealing Of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations
For just 60 hours, researchers have had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they've found.
Top 10 Magnificent Libraries In The World
The Top Ten Most Beautiful Libraries In The World 10-Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., United States 09-Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France ...
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Sanitation worker Nelson Molina shows off his collection
Sanitation worker Nelson Molina shows off his collection Sanitation worker Nelson Molina shows off his collection of treasured items he's collected in New Yo...
11 reasons why Philadelphia was named a World Heritage city
The City of Philadelphia has been named the first World Heritage City in the United States. Taking place alongside the likes of Rome, Paris, Cairo, and Quebec, Philadelphia is now a part of the UNESCO...
Exorcist Steps Receive Designation As "Cultural Site"
In the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist,” a priest leaps from of a window and tumbles to his death down a towering staircase. These famous 97 steps, cemented in film history, are just steps away from th...
$1.6 million ultimate luxury vacation - 2 years around the world visiting all 962 UNESCO sites
We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
New Additions To UNESCO World Heritage List
Each year, UNESCO inscribes new sites on its World Heritage List in recognition of their timeless value to humanity. The 37th session of the World Heritage Committee has resulted in 19 outstanding add...
Most Interesting Libraries of the World
Picture gallery for the most interesting library and libraries of the world.
The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World
Bibliotheken is a photography series, by German photographer Christoph Seelbach, features some of the most exquisite libraries…
Stunning Libraries From Around The World
Libraries can be much more than just book storehouses. Prepare to be awed by these stunning libraries from around the world.
Collection (Getty Museum)
Explore the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.
World Heritage Sites - Modica - Sicily - Italy - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ferries to Sicily: http://ferriessicily.com/ Modica is a city and comune in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. The city is situated in the Hybla...
Conservation movement
The conservation movement, also known as nature conservation, is a political, environmental and a social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including animal, fungus, and plant species as...
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Historic preservation
Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of histo...
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Intangible cultural heritage
Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is promoted by UNESCO as a counterpart to the World Heritage focusing mainly on intangible aspects of culture. In 2001, UNESCO made a survey among States and NGOs to...
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Material culture
Material culture is the physical evidence of a culture in the objects and architecture they make, or have made. The term tends to be relevant only in archeological studies, but it specifically means ...
Traditional knowledge
Traditional knowledge (TK), indigenous knowledge (IK), traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, ...
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Heritage railway
A heritage railway is a railway kept to carry living history rail traffic in order to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past. Often they are old railway lines preserved in a state which depi...
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Historic district
In the United States, a historic district is a group of buildings, properties, or sites that have been designated by one of several entities on different levels as historically or architecturally sign...
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Library
A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to mater...
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Museum collections
A museum is distinguished by a collection of often unique objects that forms the core of its activities for exhibitions, education, research, etc. This differentiates it from an archive or library, wh...
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National treasure
The idea of national treasure, like national epics and national anthems, is part of the language of Romantic nationalism, which arose in the late 18th century and 19th centuries. Nationalism is an ide...
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World Heritage Sites
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultur...
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Archaeological sites
An archaeological site is a place (or group of physical sites) in which evidence of past activity is preserved (either prehistoric or historic or contemporary), and which has been, or may be, investig...
Architectural conservation
Architectural conservation describes the process through which the material, historical, and design integrity of humanity's built heritage are prolonged through carefully planned interventions. The in...
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