Religious & Heritage Practices
Throughout the world and through the ages, human societies have created a vast heritage associated to their religious beliefs and practices that defines them from the cradle to the grave.
In many societies, this heritage concentrates on most of the arts and skills practiced from ancient times. This constitutes a major document and a unique witness to the human endeavor and its achievements.
Shrines, temples, monasteries, sacred mountains or trees and inscriptions form a major part of most religious practices. The heritage places linked to religious practices are numerous and greatly diversified. This heritage comprises individual or groups of buildings, sites as well as vast and complex areas such as holy cities, sacred landscapes and pilgrimage routes.