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Current Sites Thailand World Heritage Sites on UNESCO’s list are at present limited to 3 cultural and 2 natural sites. A rather meagre result we feel, considering the country’s rich history and magnificent and highly varied flora, fauna and landscapes. Of the 3 cultural sites, we’d also point out that early Bronze Age Ban Chiang, while of undoubted great archaeological…

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    A rundown and photos of sites on UNESCO's 2020 World Heritage and Tentative lists for Thailand plus, as usual, a couple of our personal suggestions.
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    11th-century Muang Tam Temple, Buriram Province, #Thailand
    4 days ago Jeff Perigois
    close to Phanom Rung right ?
    4 days ago Mark Ord 1
    Jeff Perigois yep
    4 days ago Jeff Perigois
    Never been to this one
    4 days ago Mark Ord 1
    Jeff Perigois great little temple - very picturesque
    4 days ago Jeff Perigois 1
    seems nice as I can see on this pict
    4 days ago Mark Ord
    Jeff Perigois then if you go a bit further south thereโ€™s the Ta Muan group right on the border. (Well actually in no-manโ€™s land to be precise.)
  • 5 days ago by

    More Chiang Mai photography by Wi. Wat Phra Singh #Thailand
    4 days ago Kathy Frassetto Kapsos Suhr 1
    Must visit this site! On my wish list!
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    Food vendor - Chiang Mai street photography by Wi. #Thailand
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  • 6 days ago by

    A brief rundown and photos of sites on UNESCO's 2020 World Heritage and Tentative lists for Laos plus, as usual, a couple of our personal suggestions. #Laos
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    6 days ago Kathy Frassetto Kapsos Suhr 1
    Definitely want to visit!
  • 1 week ago by

    Animist beliefs make a comeback in the fight against Corona Virus
    1 week ago Kathy Frassetto Kapsos Suhr 1
    That is great!
  • 1 week ago by

    A brief rundown on Cambodia's current UNESCO sites, those on the Tentative List and a few others we reckon should be on it!
    1 week ago George Perry 1
    Some incredible history and civilisation culture in Cambodia, but as you point out unique natural sites should also be preserved -- luckily most of them don't need a huge deal of protection from development right now, but the crumbling sites do need some preservation
    1 week ago All Points East
    sadly the natural sites are in urgent need of protection too and for several national parks - Ream and Bokor spring to mind - it's already too late!
    1 week ago George Perry
    All Points East I'll have to check out the encroachments. Could be a call for NGOs to call on UNESCO
    1 week ago All Points East
    George Perry if you check their huge list of National Parks, wildlife sanctuaries and protected areas youโ€™d have to deduce they were way too ambitious for a small country without much money. Corruption and the lure of Chinese cash are too strong!
    1 week ago George Perry
    All Points East good one, I'll check it out
    1 week ago All Points East 1
    George Perry Virachey is 3,400 sq kms!!! Thatโ€™s larger than most Thai national parks and they have far fewer resources. A lot of the protection is in the hands of NGOs like Wildlife Alliance