Subscribe to our newsletter. This alluring inspiring and overwhelming region hides an incredible world heritage site in south africa called mapungubwe national park rich in biodiversity great scenic beauty and cultural importance.
Despite its large number of endangered sites and the circumstances surrounding them african world heritage sites have never been stripped of their title something that has only occurred twice.
National heritage sites in south africa. List of heritage sites in albany. Find and book heritage sites in south africa with portfolio. List of heritage sites in graaff reinet.
National heritage sites of south africa. South africa is home to eight of the worlds official heritage sites as determined by unescos world heritage committee. The list is maintained by sahra by means of an online publicly accessible database the south african heritage resources information system sahris that also serves as an integrated national.
Provincial heritage sites in south africa are places that are of historic or cultural importance within the context of the province concerned and which are for this reason declared in terms of section 28 of the national heritage resources act nhra or legislation of the applicable province. Section 27 of the national heritage resources act nhra of south africa provides for places of historic or cultural importance to be designated national heritage sites. This came into effect with the introduction of the act on 1 april 2000 when all former national monuments declared by the former national monuments council and its predecessors became provincial heritage sites as provided for.
The country has a total of 4 cultural 3 natural and one mixed cultural and natural heritage sites. This is a list of the heritage sites in eastern cape as recognized by the south african heritage resource agency. From wikipedia the free encyclopedia.
Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team. En route to the kruger national park this african garden occupies an outstandingly beautiful site in the subtropical heart of mpumalanga province. The designation was a new one that came into effect with the introduction of the act on 1 april 2000.
The marker used to show protection as a national heritage site. The list below ignores unescos geopolitical definition of africa and includes what it describes as sites in the arab states. This is a list of national and provincial heritage sites in south africa as declared by the south african heritage resource agency sahra and the nine provincial heritage resources authorities.
List of heritage sites in port elizabeth. For performance reasons some districts have been split off from this list. Section 27 of the national heritage resources act nhra of south africa provides for places of historic or cultural importance to be designated national heritage sites.
Isimangaliso wetland park was listed as south africas first world heritage site in.