New World Heritage Sites Named


Archaeological site of Aphrodisias with the temple of Aphrodite (Turkey). Photo: Aphrodisias Museum.

The World Heritage Committee has added 21 new sites to UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Among them are ancient cities, sacred islands and historic cave art.

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Qinghai Hoh Xil (China). Photo: Peking University.



Landscapes of Dauria (Mongolia/Russian Federation). Photo: Evgeniy Kokukhin.



Los Alerces National Park (Argentina). Photo: Ricardo Villalba.




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