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Unesco World Heritage Sites



  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Me in front of the first phylon of the Temple Isis. The building in the middle of the picture is Kiosk of Trajan.

    Please don't smite me Pharaoh. lol.

    Me near the entrance to the Central Court.

    I forgot about this relief, baby being protected by Isis? At the Mammisi?

    The temple regulary got flooded in its orginal site. You can see the black water line marks of the floods. With the construction of the Aswan High Dam, the temple would have been 10 meters under the water. Thanks to UNESCO we can still see and enjoy the temple.
  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Last of my Philae island trip..

    At night time, we returned to Philae to see the Philae Sound & Light show. Unlike the Giza Sound & Light show (na stationary ka lang), the Philae one would require the audience to move and walk through the different areas in Philae. Parehas sa Karnak Sound & Light show. The story was all about Isis, Osiris and Nephthys and their return to Philae after more than a thousand year of absence..

    My tickets to the main UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nubia. On the left was my ticket to the Philae Sound & Light show, above right for the Philae Temples and bottom left for the two Abu Simbel temples.

    Select you language for the Philae show..

    The first phylon of the Temple of Isis glowing in red..

    And in yellow..


    The illuminated stellae

    The columns of the Central Court

    The 2nd phylon..

    The glowing inner sanctuary of the Temple of Isis

    Kiosk of Trajan with a bluish tint

    View of the temple from the grandstand.

    After the Philae show, we went for a stroll along the Aswan Corniche and were rewarded with this stunning view of the Tomb of the Nobles.
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ganda naman.

    I hope the others would post their pics too. kahit local.
  • purpleheadd07purpleheadd07 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    i just brought my mom to Miagao Church in Iloilo last week. it's one of my favorite churches ever. :)

  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    nairita na naman ako dun sa isang website about world attractions, yung mga double standard na posts dun. pag sa bansa nila, "amazing, truly magnificent." kahit na mga monuments nila na wala namang kwenta, or yung waterfalls nila na parang mga fire hydrant lang na tumatagas. :glee:

    tapos yung sa Pilipinas, its ok, but not as impressive as the Pyramids of Egypt or the Grand Canyon.

    bakit pag magandang attractions sa Pilipinas, nakakumpara agad sa Grand Canyon or sa Giza, di mo alam kung mga naiinsecure na defensive or ano.

    Bwisit. :hiya:
  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ Hindi na ako nagko-compare. May kanya kanyang value/strength yung mga nasa listahan ng UNESCO at na-evaluate silang lahat at dumaan sa pagsusuri ng UNESCO experts. I just appreciate it kasi the list represents the best of humanity and the natural world. My goal now is to visit the most number of sites that I can given my limited resources and time. :D
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    agreed huntie. whats the point di ba? why compare Mt Mayon to the Giza, oo pareho silang triangular shaped, pero archeological naman ang Giza, while Mayon is a volcano. its like comparing an apple with an orange.

    ang katapat ng Giza is yung Angkor [email protected] or yung Machu Pichu. Pero you rarely see these kinds of comparison. mostly talaga parang sa Phil attractions ginagawa yun,

    di nila kumpara ang Mayon sa mga bulkan nila kasi, alam nila mas maganda Mayon. it just shows theyre being insecure. worse kasi, they spread their idiotic perception, umaayon naman yung iba. :hiya:

    kasalanan din kasi ng ibang ma eepal na pilipino yan eh, madalas pag nag back read ka, pilipino pa ang pasimuno ng ganyan eh, nagoopen ng can of worms. makapag comment lang kasi, not thinking of the repercussions ng comment nila na non sense naman. "oh yeah, the Banaue is nice, pero Ive seen the Grand Canyon, which I think is more overwhelming". :rolleyes:

    ok kalma nako. :hiya:
  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ lol. May mga ganyang nega talaga. Hindi ko na lang pinapansin.

    And speaking of the pyramids and comparing and contrasting.. tadah! The Giza Sound & Light Show.. i-compare and contrast with Philae Sound & Light Show! hehehe..

    Well, sabi nung ibang review, cheesy daw, pero for me as an avid fan of everything Egypt, I enjoyed the show. The show talks about the long history of the Giza necropolis.. from its beginnings to its zenith and then to its long and slow decline until the people of Egypt themselves forgot their ancient language and religion.. it then moves on to the re-birth of ancient Egypt via the efforts of the French and the British Egyptologists in the 19th century when they decipher the language of the ancient Egyptians. Pics below..

    So many empty chairs.. affected talaga ang tourism industry ng Egypt. Whereas before the Arab Spring, puno and often times standing yung venue, ngayon naman wala pa kami sa 1/4 ng available na seats sa venue..

    The scribes of ancient Egypt and how they document the customs and traditions of Pharaonic Egypt.

    The Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure all lit-up and in technicolor. lol.

    Anubis makes an appearance. Anubis is the jackal-headed god of the Giza necropolis. He protects the necropolis and the mummies of the Pharaoh.

    Now it is the Pharaoh's turn..



    The long decline.. when the language of the ancient Egyptians became silent and the sands of the necropolis as the only witness to their former glory

    Truimphant returned of the ancient Egyptians as the modern world cracked the language of the Pharaohs. For the first time in two millenia, We can read and hear Ramses the Great speaking about his triumph over the Hittites in Battle of Kadesh..


    All in all a good show for those who know their history..

    My tickets to the Giza attractions..

  • patlv23patlv23 PEx Veteran ⭐⭐
    1. San Agustin Church (Paoay)
    2. Vigan
    3. San Agustin Church (Intramuros)
    4. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
    5. Dinosaur Provincial Park

    I'm kicking myself for not going to Santa Maria Church. On the way pala siya nung nag-Ilocos kami.
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    maganda pala yang dinosaur provincial park na yan. pinagtatawanan lang namin dati, kala namin parang maala Jurassic Park lang na theme park or yung parang satin, yung sa may Luneta. :glee:

    napaka prehistoric nung environment. ang ganda. kaso sa Alberta. parang ang hirap pumunta dun.
  • gotta lick itgotta lick it PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    1. San Agustin Church, Manila
    2. Banaue Rice Terraces, Ifugao
    3. Puerto Princess Subterranean River, Palawan
    4. Sto. Tomas de Villanueva Church, Iloilo
    5. San Agustin Church, Ilocos Norte

    sorry, no pictures. all were visited prior to its inclusion to the UNESCO list.

    .... to be con't.
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    gotta, maybe all were visited prior to digicam and facebook. :hiya: joke lang. :D
  • gotta lick itgotta lick it PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ lalo sa vigan. originally, walang cobbled streets and the scooters did not have license plates.

    its a prerequisite to our college course.
  • istarbaksistarbaks PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Basing from the list of unesco.org:

    • Greater Blue Mountains Area
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
    • Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
    • Historic Centre of Vienna
    • Angkor
    • Temple of Preah Vihear (I didn't know na hiwalay pa pala listing nya sa angkor *** complex)
    • Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
    • The Great Wall
    • Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
    • Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
    • Historic Centre of Macao
    • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
    • Historic Cairo
    • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
    • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
    • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
    • Palace and Park of Versailles
    • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
    • Paris, Banks of the Seine
    • Pyrénées - Mont Perdu*
    • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
    • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
    • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes 9
    • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
    Holy See
    • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
    • Vatican City
    • Borobudur Temple Compounds
    • Prambanan Temple Compounds
    • Masada
    • White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement
    • Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
    • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura * 13
    • Historic Centre of Florence
    • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
    • Venice and its Lagoon
    • Himeji-jo
    • Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
    • Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
    • Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
    • Shrines and Temples of Nikko
    • Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
    • Shiretoko
    Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)
    • Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
    • Petra
    • Wadi Rum Protected Area
    Korea, Republic of
    • Jongmyo Shrine
    • Changdeokgung Palace Complex
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    • Town of Luang Prabang
    • Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
    • Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
    • Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
    • Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht
    • City of Cuzco
    • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
    • Historic Centre of Lima 17
    • Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
    • Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
    • Baroque Churches of the Philippines (hindi lahat)
    • Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
    • Monastery of Batalha
    • Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
    • Monastery of Alcobaça
    • Cultural Landscape of Sintra
    • Burgos Cathedral
    • Historic Centre of Cordoba 22
    • Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
    • Works of Antoni Gaudí 23
    • Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
    • Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
    • Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
    • Historic City of Toledo
    • Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
    • Route of Santiago de Compostela
    • Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
    • Pyrénées - Mont Perdu*
    • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
    • Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
    • Historic Areas of Istanbul
    • Hierapolis-Pamukkale
    • Archaeological Site of Troy
    • Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex
    United States of America
    • Grand Canyon National Park
    • Independence Hall
    • Statue of Liberty
    • Yosemite National Park #
    • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park #
    Viet Nam
    • Ha Long Bay

    ... all the while akala ko unesco site din yung neuschwanstein castle near munich, germany :D
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    grabe istar, meron ka pa bang di napupuntahan sa mundo. ang saya naman. baka pati sa Mars nakapunta ka na istar, ok lang, aminin mo na. :hiya: joke lang. :D

    How's Mexico? gusto ko na talaga pumunta. kaso kinakabahan kami.

    parang nasa list ng Unesco yang Castle sa Germany.

    pano ka nakapunta from Munich to Neuschwanstein castle?
  • istarbaksistarbaks PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    nikkilove wrote: »
    grabe istar, meron ka pa bang di napupuntahan sa mundo. ang saya naman. baka pati sa Mars nakapunta ka na istar, ok lang, aminin mo na. :hiya: joke lang. :D

    How's Mexico? gusto ko na talaga pumunta. kaso kinakabahan kami.

    parang nasa list ng Unesco yang Castle sa Germany.

    pano ka nakapunta from Munich to Neuschwanstein castle?

    sa cancun (eastern side) ako nag-base nung pumunta ako sa mexico. kaya hindi ko pa nakikita ang mexico city at yung teotihuacan pyramid complex (western side). wala naman akong naging problema. mas nahirapan pa ako dahil napapagkamalan akong mexican. pati tourist guide, iniiwasan ako.

    nag-join ako ng day tour package papunta sa castle from munich. maganda kasi dadaan kayo sa bavarian region at may hihintuan pa kayong ibang palace along the way. atsaka, convenient kasi :)
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ok thanks istar. yan yung pina plan kong iti sa Mexico. actually yan naman talaga ang offered ng mga tour companies, so its really a great deal. Mexico City-Guadalupe-Teotihuacan combo tours.

    ah ok, meron naman palang tours from Munich to the Castle. that's great. di ko naman pala dapat problemahin. thanks istar.
  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ thanks Huntfan :love:

    Looking forward to seeing your pics in Greece and Israel :-) What a combination!!!

    Naalala ko lang ito!! Natupad naman yung plano ko na bumisita sa Israel and Greece, more than a year after posting this.

    Anyway, nadagdag ito sa listahan ng mga nabisita kong UNESCO World Heritage sites:

    1) Masada
    2) Old city of Acre
    3) White City of Tel Aviv - The Modern Movement
    4) Biblical Tels - Megiddo (Armageddon), Hazor, Beersheba
    5) Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
    6) Bahai Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee
    7) Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls

    1) The Acropolis in Athens
    2) Archaeological Site of Delphi
    3) Meteora
    4) Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
    5) Archaelogical Site of Olympia
    6) Island of Delos

    1) Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
    2) Historical Areas of Istanbul
    3) Hierapolis-Pamukkale
    4) Archaeological Site of Troy
    5) Pergamon and its Multi-layered Cultural Landscape.
  • nikkilovenikkilove PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Wow, thats nice, huntie. Buti ka pa natuloy trips mo. Well done.

    Di ba delikado sa Israel?
    Dream ko din pumunta dyan .

    Ako napako na yung trip ko sa Mexico, hindi pa rin kasi ko nakakarecover sa gastos nitong uwi ko ng march sa pinas.:hiya:
  • huntfan01huntfan01 PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    ^ Hindi naman. May misconception lang na dangerous, what with all those hysterical headlines coming from the press. Pero if you were in Israel and exploring the sites, peaceful naman basing on my experience. Madaming Pinoy sa Israel, nakakatuwa nga kasi sila yung tinatanungan ko kapag naguguluhan ako sa directions nung nasa Haifa, Akko, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv at Eilat ako. :D

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