Heritage Hopefuls Renew their Bids to Unesco | The Art Newspaper

Of the many hopefuls vying to earn the coveted status of a Unesco World Heritage Site, two cities in particular have recently been making the news.
During the opening of the ten-day Jeddah Heritage Festival (16-25 January), the first such event in Saudi Arabia, representatives of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities submitted their nomination bid for Jeddah's historic downtown district (known as “Balad”) to become a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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