Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi

“The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, in the town of Yasi, now Turkestan, was built at the time of Timur (Tamerlane), from…

Chitwan National Park

“The wide range of vegetation types in the Chitwan National Park is haunt of more than 700 species of wildlife and a…

Bakong near Angkor

“Bakong is the first temple mountain of sandstone constructed in the final decades of the 9th century AD. The structure of Bakong…

Ancient City of Merv

“Merv is the oldest and best-preserved of the oasis-cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. The remains in this vast oasis…

Stone Forest of Shilin

The site includes “tower karst, pinnacle karst and cone karst formations, along with other spectacular characteristics such as natural bridges, gorges and…

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

“Joggins is famous for its record of fossils from a rainforest ecosystem approximately 310 million years ago, dating to the Pennsylvanian “Coal…

Huangshan Xidi Village

First built during the Huangyou era (1049–1053), the rise of the village was closely tied to the fortunes of the Hu family….

Pingyao Ancient City

Thanks to the city walls constructed from 1370, Pingyao still retains its city layout from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Temples in…

Makhtesh Ramon

“Makhtesh Ramon is a geological feature of Israel’s Negev desert. The crater is 40 km long, 2–10 km wide and 500 meters…

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