Sant Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy Heritage
Posted in Italy, Europe

Ravenna Italy

Ravenna was the 5th-century Roman capital. It was Byzantine Italy’s capital from 6th to 8th centuries and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

Chapel Vitaleta in Val d'Orcia
Posted in Italy, Europe

Val d’Orcia

Val d’Orcia, Tuscany, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004, blends nature, history, and art in Italy during the time of the Etruscans.

Christmas Village during the holiday season
Posted in Society

Christmas History

Christmas is a religious holiday observed on December 25. Cultural and commercial events occur worldwide. For 2,000 years, everyone has celebrated it.

Pieve di Corsignano church of Pienza in Italy
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Pienza

Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, Italy, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, and the whole Val d’Orcia valley was added in 2004.

El Arco de Cabo, Gulf of California
Posted in Mexico, North America

Gulf of California

Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a large inlet of the eastern Pacific Ocean along the northwestern coast of Mexico.

Head Sculpture image of El Tajin, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

El Tajin Veracruz

El Tajin, Veracruz, was named after the Totonac rain god and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 for its cultural and architectural significance.

Mina El Eden image of Zacatecas, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Zacatecas Mexico

Zacatecas shows how money was made at a terrible cost. Mexican indigenous slaves mined silver, gold, iron, copper, and zinc in terrible conditions.

Itamaraty Palace is located in Brasilia, Brazil
Posted in Brazil, South America

Brasilia

Brasilia is the capital of both the Federal District of Brazil and the whole country. President Juscelino Kubitschek made it the new capital in 1960. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Safari Okavango Delta
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Botswana Okavango Delta

Botswana’s Okavango Delta was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and it has some of the best places to see animals in Africa.

Sydney Opera
Posted in Australia, Oceania

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is in Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. It was a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.

Grand Pre Church, Nova Scotia Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

Grand Pre Nova Scotia

Landscape of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, is a great example of how the first European settlers learned to live on the Atlantic coast of North America.

Halifax Citadel, Nova Scotia Canada
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Nova Scotia Canada

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Nova Scotia. It has 86 Canadian National Historic Sites. Each Nova Scotia landmark conveys an adventure tale.