ARTS | Myanmar’s Temple City Bagan Awarded UNESCO World Heritage

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Began as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing. The decision recognizes the importance of the central Myanmar site – which includes more than 3,500 stupas, temples, monasteries and … Continue reading ARTS | Myanmar’s Temple City Bagan Awarded UNESCO World Heritage

ARTS | Ancient Iraqi City Of Babylon Designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by Iraq. It was a metropolis in ancient Mesopotamia that became one of the most important sited in … Continue reading ARTS | Ancient Iraqi City Of Babylon Designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

ART & CULTURE | Acropolis Museum Opens Ancient Athens Neighborhood Site Below Its Base

Athens, Greece – Greece’s Acropolis Museum opened an excavation  site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighborhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times. The museum, which site at the foot of the Acropolis hill in Athens, houses masterpiece sculptures of … Continue reading ART & CULTURE | Acropolis Museum Opens Ancient Athens Neighborhood Site Below Its Base

KSA | Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Orders Multi-Million Dollar Restoration Of Historical Buildings In Jeddah

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered the restoration of 56 buildings of historic important in Jeddah, the first stage of which will be worth SAR50 million ($13.3 million), Saudi Press Agency has reported. The buildings have “rich architectural elements” and are an important part of Jeddah’s historical heritage, … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Orders Multi-Million Dollar Restoration Of Historical Buildings In Jeddah