Thaba-Bosiu National Monument

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Thaba-Bosiu National Monument is part of the Tentative list of Lesotho in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Thaba-Bosiu National Monument is a sandstone plateau that was the capital of Lesotho, as King Moshoeshoe's stronghold. It was from this plateau that the King fended off attackers such as Shaka Zulu soldiers and Afrikaners. Protection by the British in 1868 was agreed here as well. It remains a place of remembrance for members of the Royal Family and the country.

Map of Thaba-Bosiu National Monument

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Full Name
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument
Country
Lesotho
Added
2008
Type
Cultural
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2008 Added to Tentative List

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