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Sunday, 01 October 2017 - 20:57
UNESCO retains Dambulla in its list of world heritage sites
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published its list of world heritage sites for 2017.

21 new sites have been added to the latest list.

It is noteworthy that all of the Sri Lankan sites named as world heritage sites are in the latest list as well.

Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Sinharaja, Sigiriya, Galle Fort and Dambulla Cave Temple have been identified as world heritage sites by the UNESCO.

However, there were speculations that the Dambulla Cave Temple would be removed from the list of world heritage sites.

With the addition of the 21 new sites, currently, there are 1,073 heritage sites worldwide.

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