Archive | Unesco World Heritage sites

Unesco World Heritage sites are specific sites of historical and architectural value or ancient remains that have significant cultural, historic and national importance to an individual country that preserves its unique features and important role of a heritage site.

Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa

Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa

Exploring Senso-Ji in Asakusa Senso-Ji in Asakusa is Tokyo’s largest and most popular Buddhist temple with over 30 million visitors coming to visit this temple annually. Also known as the Asakusa Kannon temple, it’s the biggest tourist destination in Tokyo and worth visiting because of its history, the complex of colorful temples, shops, gardens and public buildings that give […]

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On top of Padar island - Komodo National Park

Visiting Komodo National Park

  Visiting Komodo National Park Of all the most exotic places to visit in Indonesia, Komodo National Park, a chain of isolated islands from the Indonesian archipelago of Flores is sensational. Dedicated as both a Unesco World Heritage site and a Man biosphere Reserve, points to the importance of this national park and the famous Komodo dragon […]

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Exterior views at Amanjiwo Borobudur

Amanjiwo Borobudur

Amanjiwo Borobudur in Central Java Arriving at an Aman resort is a testament to understated elegance, this is easy to see and experience when you enter the Amanjiwo resort at Borobudur. A round structure both modern and stupa inspired, it mimics the incredible temple grounds of Borobudur below with a sophisticated and contemporary flare. Once you […]

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Travel photo postcard - Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

Travel photo postcard – Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

Travel photo postcard – Prambanan Temple, Indonesia   I’m visiting the ancient complex at Prambanan Temple in Indonesia built in the early 9th and 10th centuries and is the largest hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. Designated as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1991, the complex comprises of over 240 temples and is […]

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Chania waterfront Crete, Greece - Exploring Chania, Crete

Exploring Chania, Crete

Exploring Chania, Crete – Travel Photo Monday Chania, the ancient capital city of Crete is perhaps one of the most visually stunning ports on the island.  The city has a rich history due to many cultural influences and rulers of the Byzantine, Ottoman, Venetian, Crusaders and the early Minoan civilization along with the current Greek government.  This has created many diverse architectural landmarks, monuments […]

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