Category: World Heritage

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Potala Palace

The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. It is now a museum...

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Petra – Jordan

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma’an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due...

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The Dream Land Bora Bora

The Ultimate Dream Island Nothing says South Seas escape more than Bora-Bora. This is the very island that had travelers hocking their worldly possessions for a romantic sojourn: nights in the island’s over-water bungalows...

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Easter Island

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most point of the Polynesian Triangle. A special territory of Chile that was annexed in 1888, Easter Island is famous...

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The Nazca Lines

The Nazca lines are enormous drawings on the ground that streth across the Nazca desert in southern Peru. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. The high, arid plateau stretches...

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Stonehenge Mystery

Stonehenge is a circle of 17 upright stones called sarsens which stands on salisbury Plain in Southwest England. It is a prehistoric monument in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2 miles (3.2 km) west...