Site Name: Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

Date of Inscription: 2004

Area: 2,595,124 ha

Criteria: vii, xi, x

Summary

The tropical rainforest Heritage of Sumatra includes three national parks, Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park, and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, which makes the property one of the most…


Site Name: Ujung Kulon National Park

Date of Inscription: 1991

Area: 78,525 ha

Criteria: vii, x

Summary

The Ujung Kulon National Park has a magnificent landscape surrounded by sea, a succession of vegetation, and volcanic activity. The place is of great interest because of the several endangered plants and animals and…


Site Name: Komodo National Park

Date of Inscription: 1991

Area: 219,332 ha

Criteria: viii, x

Summary

Komodo National park is famous for this unique and endangered species Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis). Komodo national park includes three major islands; Komodo, Rinca, Padar, and other small 26 islands, and each one of them…


Site Name: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Date of Inscription: 2003

Area: 123,326 ha

Criteria: viii, ix, x

Summary

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is located in the Quang Binh Province of Vietnam, famous for its ancient caves and underground rivers. Together with Hin Namno Nature Reserve in the Public Democratic…


Site Name: Ha Long Bay

Date of Inscription: 1994

Area: 43,400 ha

Criteria: vii, viii

Summary

The Ha Long Bay is situated in the Quang Ninh Province in the Gulf of Tonkins spread around 43,400 ha. The place is home to many caves and lakes, and around 3000 islands are present…


Heritage is a gift that we got from our ancestors, and we must pass it on to future generations. We have got plenty of natural and cultural heritage worldwide, which are incredible in their own way, carrying unique and outstanding properties to humanity.

In 1972, The United Nations Educational, Scientific…


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Nestled in the laps of the Himalayas, Uttrakhand is also known as “Devbhoomi,” which means land of Gods. Garhwal and Kumaon are the two subregions of the Uttrakhand.

A visit to any of these regions will leave you astonished. Surrounded by sun-capped mountains, beautiful Himalayas, glaciers, streaming rivers, lakes, blooming…

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