6 New UNESCO World Heritage Site in Asia Pacific

UNESCO, five in Tasmania, including Port Arthur, which serves as a punitive institution until 1877.
India. The entire building is made of local stone and marble. Built in early 1700 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the equipment at this site to measure and predict astronomical events with remarkable accuracy. The most interesting is the Samrat Yantra, hours of sun as high as 27 meters (still accurate to two seconds) and two basins that allow observers to follow the movement of the moon.
Hahoe and Yangdong Village (South Korea)
Hahoe and Yangdong Village , both in North Gyeongsang Province, was selected as the main representative historic clan culture in Korea. The homes of the aristocracy which is well maintained and landscaped, study room, and the academies reflects Confucian culture of the Joseon Dynasty, the beauty of the surrounding mountains, grasslands and rivers that inspires many an ode by the poet from the 17th and 18th centuries . Mask dance tradition is still alive until now since 500 years ago.

Vietnam for 800 years. The fort was later rebuilt by his successor dynasties, and was taken over by the French in 1888 who later added a lot of pre-colonial buildings. In 2002, when excavation for the construction of a new parliament building, found 11 foundations of the palace, about 4 feet below the soil surface, remnants of Ly dynasty court. Excavation of archaeological sites which still continues is predicted as the largest in the history of Southeast Asia.
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