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Birds Eye view of the Somapura Mahavihara (Paharpur Buddhist Monastery) and the Paharpur Site Museum
© Md. Shahriar Omar Sadh

Step 1: What is World Heritage?

Maybe you've heard of World Heritage, but what does it mean exactly? Click here to learn what UNESCO is, why it was created, and what it means for a site to be designated World Heritage.

The following short video provides a great overview of why UNESCO was created and the process for a site to be incribed as a World Heritage site.