Thai Temple up for World Heritage

 Thai Temple up for World Heritage

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Wat Phra Mahathat Woromaha Vihan, a Buddhist temple complex in Nakhon Si Thammarat dating back to 311 (BE 854), has been nominated as a World Heritage site, pending approval by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, the Fine Arts Department said yesterday.

A nomination dossier must be completed by February 1 for the temple to be considered at an annual meeting of Unesco’s World Heritage committee by 2014 or 2015, said director-general Somesuda Leeyawanich.

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