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Saudi and Omani sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List
04/Jul/2018

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) - The World Heritage Committee, held in Manama, Bahrain, has listed cultural sites on the World Heritage List since June 24 at its session on Saturday. The forty-second session of the World Heritage Committee will continue until 4 July.

The locations of this year are located in different categories and regions, some of which have cultural characteristics such as the historic city of Qalhat in Oman, while some include cultural sites with natural features such as Al-Ahsa Oasis in Saudi Arabia.

The World Heritage List, published in 1978, included the Yellowstone National Park in the United States of America and the Galapagos Archipelago of Ecuador.

The following is a list of new sites listed on the World Heritage List:


The historical city of Qalhat in Amman
Located on the east coast of the Sultanate of Oman, the historic city of Qalhat is bordered by internal and external walls, as well as areas with huge archaeological tombs outside these walls.

Oasis Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Al-Ahsa Oasis, in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, includes gardens, irrigation canals, fresh water springs, wells, Lake of the Yellow and historic buildings. Oasis is one of the largest oases in the world.

The Sassanian Perspective in the Persian Region of the Islamic Republic of Iran
This scene, located southeast of Iran's Faris province, comprises eight archaeological sites in three geographical regions: Fairuzabad, Beshapur, and Srebistan.

The City of Mumbai, a city of modern Gothic style and Art Deco decoration in India:
The city of Mumbai has become an important global trade center and has witnessed an ambitious urban development project during the second half of the 19th century

Hidden Christian Sites in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
The hidden Christian sites in Japan's Nagasaki region offer a unique testimony to the distinctive cultural traditions of the mysterious Christians, who transmitted their religion during the embargo from the 17th century to the 19th century.

Sansa, monasteries of mountain Buddhism in South Korea
Sansa, the mountain Buddhist monasteries in Korea, has common features of architecture, which are characteristic of the region, such as the Open Square, and are vibrant and religiously practiced daily.

Temlich Oenga archaeological site in Kenya
It is the largest conventional rock-solid installations existing to date.

The "Isifisot-Nebesat" land between the sea and the ice used by the Inuit tribes for hunting in Denmark
The site is located in the North Pole, specifically in the central part of western Greenland, and contains traces of 4200 years of human history.

The Hedby and Danverk border archaeological complex in Germany
The archaeological site of Hideybi contains the remains of a commercial complex or a commercial city, such as: monuments to streets, buildings, tombs and port dating back to the first millennium and the beginning of the second millennium of our history. The site is surrounded by part of the Daniverk borderline