World Heritage Sites and National Parks
There are eleven locations in Peru designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, three of these places being national parks. These monuments receive many tourists due to their uniqueness, aesthetic attraction, and cultural significance.
World Heritage Sites
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... Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and an open air museum ... The site forms part of the Australian Convict Sites, a World Heritage property consisting of eleven remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries on ... Collectively, these sites, including Port Arthur, now represent, "...the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the ...
... The following is a list and assessment of sites and places associated with King Arthur and the Arthurian legend in general ... surprisingly recent, with most southern sites' association based on nothing more than the toponymic speculations of recent authors with a local prejudice to promote ...
... been restored, while some ruins have become part of privately-owned property or city parks ... There are jogging trails that run through the parks and various districts of the neighborhood, and the community's commercial areas and the facilities ... Multiple open green spaces and pocket parks have been developed where land was available between the districts or in odd spaces near buildings and dwellings ...
... Oshara sites have been found near Denver, the Upper Gunnison River basin, and the Mesa Verde area of Colorado and in several sites in New Mexico and Arizona ...
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—Alexis de Tocqueville (18051859)
“This is a world of compensations; and he who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a mans life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave.”
—Ernest Hemingway (18991961)