Tunisia’s 1982 Internationally Designated World Heritage Site of Archaeological Monuments and Sites has been applied today (18). Natural or man-made places and areas that can be considered world heritage sites to be preserved for the future are declared as world heritage sites by the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. So far, eight places in Sri Lanka have been designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List recognized by UNESCO
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (2010)
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (1988)
World Heritage Day is praised yearly to advance the exceptional and diverse cultural heritage found around the world.