Results for: World-heritage-site

Why is Stonehenge a World Heritage site?

Stonehenge is a World Heritage Site for aesthetic, historic,  scientific, and social reasons, as well as authenticity. It is one  of the most famous prehistoric monuments in (MORE)

Why is the Galapagos Islands a world heritage site?

  The Galapagos Islands are a World Heritage Site because of the many endemic species (not seen anywhere else) that live on each of the islands of this Archipelago. The Ga (MORE)

Who looks after the world heritage sites?

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization,  otherwise known as UNESCO, is looking after the world's heritage  sites since the foundation of the Unite (MORE)

World heritage site list?

Here is the World Heritage Site of China:   Cultural    Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains (1994)   Ancient City of Ping Yao (1997)   Ancient (MORE)

What are the Disadvantages to world heritage sites?

The dis-advantages to WHS's are that they can become extremely popular with tourists and this could put the site under threat. Issues can include erosion and litter. Also, hot (MORE)

What are the UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal?

Lumbini, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Changunarayan, Hanumandhoka (Kathmandu) Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Chitwan National Park, (MORE)