Happy World Heritage Day!

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Also known as World Heritage Day in some countries, the International Day of Monuments and Sites has always been an occasion to reflect upon – and often visit – heritage sites that are important to us. This year, during the Covid-19 crisis, most of us can only enjoy our heritage online, through virtual visits and tours, as well as social media posts. Read more of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre’s Statement HERE

And so it is here in the UK – enjoying our world heritage online, and there are plenty of opportunities to do so. To assist you, World Heritage UK aim to showcase all of the UK’s WHS and Tentative List sites on Twitter today.  We’ll be tweeting roughly every half hour between 9am and 9pm on World Heritage Day.

If you use Twitter, do consider retweeting the ones you like or join the conversation with the hashtags:

#UKWorldHeritage

#WorldHeritageDay

#HeritageAtHome

#ArmchairTourism

Connecting and following the links in these tweets should connect you to a world of World Heritage Sites and their blogs and virtual tours so you can experience their wonders virtually, such as at Stonehenge

Have a great World Heritage Day!