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  1. Gulangyu island welcomes 340,000 visitors during National Day holidayRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 8 | Xinhuanet

    A total of 340,000 travelers visited Gulangyu island in east China's Fujian Province during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays, after it entered the UNESCO World Heritage list in July. On October 1, the first day of the eight-day holiday, Gulangyu welcomed about 46,000 visitors.

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  2. Gorgeous Destinations for a Beautiful October Half-Term BreakRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 3 | My Fashion Life

    Summer has come to an end, and it's difficult not to pick up on the general sad feeling in the air as we all have to return to our daily work routine after a beautiful relaxing holiday. However, if you are among those lucky people who have saved their holiday for an October break, or you can reap the benefits of the October half term, here are some fantastic destinations that offer plenty of sunshine and luxurious relaxation and savour the bright colours and sunny days of autumn.

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  3. New Website Introduces Enjoyable Tour Route from Tokyo to Nagasaki...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    These two fascinating regions are particularly well-known throughout , and has also invited influencers from abroad such as media representatives and famous travel bloggers to cover these routes. Their travel reports, sharing their experiences from a non-Japanese viewpoint, are coming soon.

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  4. By Afshin MajlesiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Tehran Times

    For ones who are always short of time but fascinated with rich Iranian cultural heritage - no matter what age they are - visiting Tehran's Miniature Garden Museum, featuring replicas of the country's most important historical landmarks and landscapes, is a must. "The miniature park is regularly visited by tour groups of schoolchildren, students, families and domestic sightseers and it's also a destination for foreign travelers more or less," said the museum director Seyyed Pejman Bazargani in an interview with the Tehran Times on Monday.

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  5. Yazd on traveler's radar after getting UNESCO statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Tour operators working in Iran and even abroad have lauded the inclusion of Yazd on UNESCO World Heritage list, as a privilege that helps to put the historic city on traveler's radar worldwide. The UN cultural organization annually expands its list of heritage sites, and this year's class of inductees, announced in July, offers both stimulation for travelers, with a rich and varied group of intriguing sites, and a reminder, especially with its remote and more vulnerable picks such as Yazd that developed an underground water system in the far past and still maintains its traditional Persian architecture and Zoroastrian temples.

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  6. Over 48,000 tourists visit GobustanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Today.Az

    Gobustan, a p art of the rich heritage of the rock art of Azerbaijan and the world, was visited by over 48,000 tourists this year. Roughly 48,219 people visited the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve, a home to the world's most important petroglyphs - stone and iron-age figures carved thousands of years ago, in January- June 2017.

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  7. UNESCO's newest World Heritage SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | CNN

    A narrow, 10-mile strip of Canadian coastal cliffs dating back more than 500 million years contains the oldest known collection of large fossils in the world. Located on the southeastern tip of the island of Newfoundland, the Mistaken Point cliffs were added to the exclusive UNESCO World Heritage List on Sunday.

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  8. Tourism: Visits to ancient Armenian city of Ani double after being placed on UNESCO listRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Groong

    The archaeological site of Ani, which has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, attracts the attention of both the society and the professionals. As Asbarez news reports, the number of tourists visiting ancient Armenian city of Ani has doubled after the city was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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  9. Iran to restore its UNESCO-inscribed churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Tehran Times

    In line with the goal of jumpstarting the tourism industry, Iran has allotted some $370,000 to the restoration of the UNESCO-inscribed churches that are located in northwest of the country. "A sum of 14 billion rials will be channeled into restoration plans for the UNESCO-inscribed churches in Iran," Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Deputy Director Mohammad-Hassan Talebian told IRNA on Sunday.

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  10. No wars in Catalhoyuk for 4,000 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Turkish Daily News

    In the Neolithic settlement of Catalhoyuk, founded by 8,000 people in the Central Anatolian province of Konya and one of the earliest settlements in the history of mankind, no war, conflict or violent attacks occurred, archaeological excavations in the region have revealed. Catalhoyuk draws the attention of the world as it is one of the oldest and most important cultural heritage fields on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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  11. Project to boost visits of the church in Ruska BystraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Slovak Spectator

    Tourism agency tries to boost the knowledge about the wooden church in RuskA BystrA , a UNESCO site, through a project. The project KarpatskA klenoty UNESCO pre rok 2017 / Carpathian UNESCO Gems for 2017, KoA ice RegiA3n Turizmus - the regional tourism agency - is aimed at promoting the only wooden church that is part of the UNESCO heritage list and which is located in the KoA ice Region.

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  12. It's Very, Very Hard To Get To These Amazing DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Refinery 29

    For a certain type of traveler, hitting up every monument on the UNESCO World Heritage List is their ultimate conquest. What better way to gain an understanding of the world than to experience the very best natural and manmade wonders it has to offer? If you're thinking of checking a few of these culturally significant spectacles off your list, why start with the touristy entries? Beyond the Taj Mahal and Angkor Wat, there's a wealth of mind-blowing spectacles that deserve a closer look - even if it means you'll have to trek to the corners of the Earth to see them.

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  13. Under tourists' eyes: Challenging Babak fortressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Tehran Times

    High in the mountains at an altitude of 2,300 meters lies the relatively well-preserved Babak fortress, a tourist destination near Kaleybar in West Azarbaijan Province, northwest Iran. Locally known as Qaleh Babak, it consists of several stone towers and lodging areas stretched in an area of nearly ten thousand square meters, attributed to the Sassanid-era .

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  14. UNESCO lists Turkey's Gobeklitepe as 2018 nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Turkish Daily News

    Officials have been spending last-minute efforts as the GA beklitepe archeological site in Turkey's southeast, one of the leading historic values of the country, prepares to be nominated for UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2018 ahead of a delegation visit in September. AydA n Aslan, a culture and tourism director in the southeastern province of AzanlA urfa, has told state-run Anadolu Agency that they were very pleased to finally hear the nomination of the GA beklitepe archeological site, accepted as the world's oldest center of worship by Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry and many other international institutions and organizations, for this year's 42nd UNESCO heritage committee meeting.

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  15. How the Great Barrier Reef can be doomed and also 'not in danger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | ABC News

    The Great Barrier Reef, which is likely to disappear by 2100, according to UNESCO, is "not in danger", according to UNESCO. It sounds a lot like madness or doublethink - accepting two mutually contradictory beliefs as correct - except this is what's happening right now.

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  16. Cinema nostalgia in town of wood-framed houses SafranboluRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Turkish Daily News

    The old cinema building in Safranbolu, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is listed as one of the world's 20 best preserved cities, will be turned into a cinema museum and library. Located in the northern province of Karabuk, Safranbolu is a popular tourist destination known for its historic wood-framed houses.

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  17. Roughly 100,000 people visit Gobustan yearlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Today.Az

    This year, the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve marks the 50th anniversary of its establishment and 10th anniversary of its inclusion into the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Roughly 100,000 people visited the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve, a home to the world's most important petroglyphs - stone and iron-age figures carved thousands of years ago, in 2016.

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  18. Travelers find absolute bargains whilst trekking in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Iran is extraordinarily easy on the wallet since travel costs including the ones for food, accommodation and transportation are fairly low. Foreign travelers are able to find amazing bargains while trekking in Iran with some travel sources put daily travel expenses and the ones for 24-day trip at $25 and about $600 respectively.

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  19. Despite UNESCO's bias, Jews won't abandon Israel's holy Jewish sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Hill

    Like so many other UN agencies with an assured anti-Israel majority, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization regularly votes to deny some aspect of Israel's legitimacy . Their diplomatic machinations at UNESCO serves as the backbone of much of the Muslim world's refusal to recognize the Jewish people's historic links to Israel, the Holy Land.

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  20. Message from the Director of the World Heritage Centre on International Day for Monuments and SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | World Heritage Centre News

    The 2017 International Day for Monuments and Sites is dedicated to the theme "Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism", chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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