How many heritage are there in the Philippines?

How many heritage are there?

The World Heritage List comprises 1153 properties of Outstanding Universal Value. Natural sites represent about 23% of this list, including 39 mixed (both cultural and natural) sites and 218 natural sites.

What is Philippine Unesco World Heritage?

The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated six World Heritage Sites in the Philippines.

World Heritage Sites.

Site Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Location Palawan
Regions Mimaropa
UNESCO data 1999 (inscription); vii, x
Period Pleistocene Epoch

Is one of the 3 spots in the Philippines considered as Unesco World Heritage site?

3. Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. The Banaue Rice Terraces, another name for the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 for its cultural importance.

Why is Philippines cultural heritage important to Filipino?

It gives us an irrefutable connection to the past – to certain social values, beliefs, customs and traditions, that allows us to identify ourselves with others and deepen our sense of unity, belonging and national pride.

What are the cultural heritage of the Filipino?

The Philippines currently has a total of three intangible cultural heritage elements inscribed in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. These are the Darangen epic of the Maranao people of Lake Lanao, Hudhud chants of the Ifugao, and Punnuk, tugging rituals and games.

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What is the most visited UNESCO heritage site?

Most Visited WHS

# World Heritage Site Visited By
1 Paris, Banks of the Seine 1182
2 Rome 1112
3 Tower of London 1101
4 Westminster 1098

What other heritage goes into being a Filipino?


  • Puerto Princesa Subterranean River — National Park, Palawan.
  • Banaue Rice Terraces — Ifugao Province, Cordillera.
  • Historic City of Vigan — Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
  • Church of San Agustin — Paoay, Ilocos Norte.
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