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Forth Bridge inscribed as World Heritage Site

The Forth Bridge was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee today in Bonn, Germany, making it Scotland’s 6th World Heritage Site. 418 more words

Northern Ireland, Top Tips for Visiting the Giant's Causeway on a Budget

It hasn’t always been free to visit.  In the 1800s, the Causeway was fenced off by landowners who saw its potential as a tourist attraction and so an easy way to make money but after a long drawn out case the High Court ruled that the public had an ‘ 333 more words

History

Miyajima

Almost an hour outside Hiroshima, first by train and then by boat, lies Itsukushima Island, commonly referred to as Miyajima, or Shrine Island. 392 more words

Japan

Japan's World Heritage Sites!

As of July, 2014, there are a total of 18 World Heritage Sites located within Japan.

14 of these are cultural heritage sites, and four are natural. 141 more words

Tokyo

Yakushima in Japan

Have you ever heard a ‘Yakushima’ in Japan? (*shima means ‘island’ in Japanese)
If you are a fun of the Ghibri movie ‘Princess Mononoke’ which is directed by Hayao Miyazaki, you might know about this island because this is a model island where Hayao Miyazaki actually visited and got an idea for making that movie. 356 more words

Nature

FoSH exhibition launched with Clydesdale banknote presentation to Arrol family

Friends of Seafield House are staging an exhibition, “Sir William Arrol (1839-1913): A Renfrewshire Connection” in the Heritage Centre at Paisley Central Library for the month of July. 420 more words