Spanish Embassy celebrates World Heritage Day with a public exhibition in Zamalek

Daily News Egypt
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The Embassy of Spain in Egypt announced that it will be celebrating World Heritage Day with a public exhibition that will be held around the embassy’s perimeter at Ismail Mohamed Street in Zamalek.

The exhibition will be showcased until 30 November.

The display includes photographs of some Spanish cities that are inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) list of World Heritage, such as Alcalá de Henares, Ávila, Baeza, Cáceres, Ibiza, Mérida, Salamanca, Toledo, and Úbeda.

Moreover, QR Codes will be available so that the passers-by and visitors could have access to more information about Spain’s world heritage cities.

World Heritage Day marks the anniversary of the World Heritage Convention that was signed in Paris on 16 November 1972.

There are a total of 1,154 properties in 167 countries around the world on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The list is divided into three categories — cultural heritage, natural heritage, and mixed heritage.

Currently, Spain has 49 properties and sites on the list, four of which are natural and two are mixed.

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