Posts tagged with 'world heritage'

Loro Jonggrang legend in Prambanan Temple
Legend has it Prambanan is also called Loro Jonggrang (it means Slender Virgin) after the local name of Durga, a statue stands in the north chamber of Shiva Temple. The statue believed to be a petrified...
Added: 4 June 2011
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Holy mountains in China are the stuff of lightly brushed scroll paintings. Airy landscapes show man as small and insignificant compared to the towering misty peaks, as beautiful as they are mysterious....
Added: 12 March 2011
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Borobudur temple is a Buddhist temple, one of Unesco World Heritage. Located in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. Its a breathtaking temple. Each relief has different meaning. Ma...
Added: 19 January 2011
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The Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is an endangered species which can only be found in the Komodo National Park (KNP) in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). Because of the unique and rare nature of this...
Added: 27 December 2010
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Petra, the fabled rose red city, half as old as time, is a well known ancient Nabataean city in the south of Jordan. Due to its breathtaking grandeur and fabulous ruins, Petra was recognized as a World Herit
Added: 23 December 2010
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Gunung (Mountain) Mulu National Park is a lush tropical jungle home to longest network of caves and magnificent pinnacles situated in Mulu, on the island of Borneo, the State of Sarawak, Malaysia. ...
Added: 1 December 2010
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The highest Via Ferrata in the world, the very first in Asia. On one of UNESCO world heritage, Mount Kinabalu National Park. On the 3rd largest island in the world, Borneo. Climbing Mount Kinabalu...
Added: 29 November 2010
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The citadel became a UNESCO World Heritage Site early this month The opening is expected to promote the relics further and attract individuals and scientists to preserve them. Numerous fragments of chin...
Added: 15 September 2010
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Lake Baikal is in Russia. It is the biggest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lake is located in Eastern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest an...
Added: 7 April 2010
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Plitvice National Park in Croatia is considered to be one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. Due to its natural beauty and significance, this system of 16 interlinked lakes and a large for...
Added: 12 March 2010
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