UNESCO World Heritage Sites Archive

Iguazu Falls

The Iguazu Falls along with the Nahuel Huapi National Park is the most frequented tourist sites in South America. The etymological meaning of Iguazu in the guarani language means “great waters”. The site was discovered first by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and was declared as a World Heritage ...Read More

Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are among the most beautiful islands in the world, not only from the point of view of geographical beauty and position, but also from the point of view of plant and animal diversity. The biodiversity of this region of the world is known to be unlike ...Read More

Potala Palace: Former home of Dalai Lama

Nestled in the capital of Tibet, the Potala Palace is the historical landmark as well as the greatest monument. The white-shimmering palace soars upon the Marpo Ri hill that is believed to be sacred because of a holy cave where Bodhisattva Chenresi (Avilokiteshvara – bodhisattva of compassion) used to ...Read More