The seaside resort of Oostduinkerke on the Belgian coast is the only place left on Earth where shrimp fishermen go out to sea on horseback. The age-old tradition is popular with the tourists.
Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's growing list of "intangible heritage" Thursday, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures including a Saudi art form traditionally practiced only by women.
Boasting a rich history and endless diversity, Belgian beer has been added to UNESCO's "intangible heritage" list. The UN body praised the country for fostering a unified identity despite being linguistically divided.
In the Swabian Jura region in southern Germany, there are six caves in which the oldest figurative artworks made by humans were discovered. This year they could be given UNESCO World Heritage status.
Two of the houses by the architect Le Corbusier have been selected by UNESCO for its World Heritage List. The 41st German World Heritage Site was listed along with a series of his houses in seven countries.
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