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Mini Transylvania Park, the sightseeing attraction featuring landmark Transylvanian miniature buildings

The Mini Transylvania Park is the dream come true of a team of young Odorheiu Secuiesc locals; the collection of Transylvanian miniature landmarks opened in 2020, after the coronavirus restrictions were lifted, and has proved a great success, attracting so far over 100,000 visitors.

Turkey’s Kayseri added to UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Turkey's central province of Kayseri has been added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in field of gastronomy for its rich cuisine, a local official said on July 28. 


Kayseri city mayor Memduh Büyğkkılıç said that a special commission was formed within the municipality which carried out hard work and managed to enter the network.

Royal House: Capitalizing on Rosia Montana's cultural and natural heritage - key for a sustainable future

Capitalizing on Rosia Montana's cultural and natural heritage is key for a sustainable future of this exceptional cultural site, but also for the inhabitants of this place, the Royal House states. "The Royal Family has supported Rosia Montana's case ever since 2009, backing in every possible way the safeguarding and flourishing of the Rosia Montana virtues and values.

Ljubljana Plečnik landmarks listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage

Ljubljana – Ljubljana’s landmarks designed by architect Jože Plečnik (1872-1957), including the Triple Bridge, Congress Square and Žale Cemetery, have been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List in line with a decision adopted by the World Heritage Committee on Wednesday.

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UNESCO adds Turkey’s 8,000-year-old mound to its World Heritage List

A rich, 30-meter-high archaeological mound in southeastern Turkey dating back some 8,000 years has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said.


The decision to add the Arslantepe Mound was taken during the Extended 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee online session in Fuzhou, China, said a ministry statement.