Epic Subtitles

WHS where the main title of the site is accompanied by a grandiose / epic / flowery subtitle. Descriptive titles must be beyond simple statements of what/where they are. At least 3 words in English and excluding standard phrases like "Historic centre of ", "Cultural Landscape"

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
As-Salt The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality
Bali Subak system The subak system as a manifestion of the tri hita kuran philosophy
Battir Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines
Bethlehem Birthplace of Jesus
Bursa and Cumalikizik The Birth of the Ottoman Empire
Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin Microcosm of the Land of the Caves
Chiribiquete National Park Maloca (= traditional long house or “home”) of the Jaguar
Dengfeng in "The Centre of Heaven and earth"
Hiraizumi Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land
Historic Jeddah the Gate to Makkah
Kujataa Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap
Le Havre the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
Longobards in Italy Places of Power (568-774AD)
Lumbini Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
Modernist Kaunas "Architecture of Optimism, 1919-1939"
Necropolis of Bet She'arim A Landmark of Jewish Renewal
Nice Winter Resort Town of the Riviera
Pearling Testimony of an Island Economy
Provins Town of Medieval Fairs
Quanzhou Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China
Rabat modern capital and historic city: a shared heritage
Rio de Janeiro Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Samarkand Crossroad of Cultures
Tiwanaku Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Vatnajökull National Park "dynamic nature of fire and ice"
White City of Tel-Aviv The Modern Movement


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source