Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Tappiya Falls Trail, Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines
About Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras is an outstanding example of an evolved, living cultural landscape that can be traced as far back as two millennia ago in the pre-colonial Philippines. The terraces are located in the remote areas of the Philippine Cordillera mountain range on the northern island of Luzon, Philippine archipelago. While the historic terraces cover an extensive area, the inscribed property consists of five clusters of the most intact and impressive terraces.
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Banaue rice terraces, a system of irrigated rice terraces in the mountains of north-central Luzon, Philippines, that were created more than 2,000 years ago by the Ifugao people. Although located in several villages, they are collectively known as the Banaue rice terraces. In 1995 various sections of the terraces were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, described as “a living cultural landscape of unparalleled beauty.”
A huge old church which was located in the heart of the Mountain province. This church is known for its architecture and The church is subsequently a member of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and American historian William Henry Scott was buried in its grounds on October 10, 1993.
A beautiful mountain that was located in the heart of the Mountain province and this place is formerly known for its great biological diversity and is a place that has long been in the attention of biologists. The mountain and surrounding area have been declared a National Park since 1936. n addition to several rare species of mammals, there are also so many birds wandering here. it is one of the best trekking destinations and people love this area.
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