WORLD TOURISM: UNESCO’s Newest World Heritage Sites – Photos 16/20 -20/20

16/20 SLIDES © Photograph by Maurizio Gjivovich, UNESCO


In northwestern Italy, the industrial city of Ivrea and its factories were designed by Italian architects between the 1930s and 60s to capture the relationship between industrialism and building design. It served as the base for Olivetti, a manufacturer of typewriters, calculators, and computers.


17/20 SLIDES © Photograph courtesy UNESCO

Pimachiowin Aki

The forests and wetlands of Canada’s Pimachiowin Aki, “The Land That Gives Life,” make up the traditional lands of four Anishinaabeg communities. Homes, travel routes, and ceremonial sites reveal their ancestral tradition of respecting all forms of life, and a harmonious relationship between people and the land.


18/20 SLIDES © Photograph by Ephraim Mwangi, UNESCO

Thimlich Ohinga

In Kenya’s Lake Victoria region, the drystone, walled settlement of Thimlich Ohinga dates to the 16th century C.E. and is the best-preserved example of the region’s first pastoral communities.


19/20 SLIDES © Photograph by IPOGEA, UNESCO

Al-Ahsa Oasis

The largest oasis in Saudi Arabia, Al-Ahsa’s date palm groves, historic buildings, canals, and gardens represent human’s evolving relationship with the environment from the Neolithic to present.


20/20 SLIDES © Photograph courtesy of UNESCO

Central Sikhote-Alin

Originally inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2001, Russia’s Central Sikhote-Alin was extended by more than two million acres in 2018. The site includes dark coniferous and East Asian coniferous broadleaf forests, and is home to the Amur tiger, Siberian musk deer, and wolverine.


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