World Cultural Heritage

Photos taken from Unesco World Cultural Heritage list.

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World Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations. Maintained in the present and preserved for the benefit of future generations. World Cultural heritage includes tangible culture such as buildings, monuments, landscapes, books, works of art, and artifacts. Intangible culture such as folklore, traditions, language, and knowledge. Natural heritage including culturally significant landscapes, and biodiversity.
Cultural property includes the physical, or “tangible” cultural heritage, such as artworks. These are generally split into two groups of movable and immovable heritage. Immovable heritage includes building so (which themselves may include installed art such as organs, stained glass windows, and frescos), large industrial installations or other historic places and monuments. Moveable heritage includes books, documents, moveable artworks, machines, clothing, and other artifacts, that are considered worthy of preservation for the future. These include objects significant to the archaeology, architecture, science or technology of a specified culture.

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