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New Zealand – Tongariro National Park
New Zealand – Tongariro National Park

New Zealand – Tongariro National Park

In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. The mountains at the heart of the park have cultural and religious significance for the Maori people and symbolize the spiritual links between this community and its environment. The park has active and extinct volcanoes, a diverse range of ecosystems and some spectacular landscapes.

More details to be found on: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/421

Posts where we have visited Tongariro National Park landmark

Photos shot at Tongariro National Park landmark
(all photos are self-shot photos)