"Cultural heritage is the fabric of our lives and societies. It surrounds us in the buildings of our towns and cities and is expressed through natural landscapes and archaeological sites.Cultural heritage brings communities together and builds shared understandings of the places we live in. The digital world too, is transforming the way we access heritage."
Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts (objects) and intangible characteristics of a group or society (language, habits, etc…) that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations.
Cultural heritage comes in many shapes and forms. It can be:
Cultural heritage has an impact on the specific distinctness of our environments (rural and urban, natural environments, historic monuments, archaeological sites, landscapes and seascapes). On this page you can find some examples of cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, in Indonesia and France.
Please explore and let these sites and practices spark your imagination!
Types of cultural heritage:
These are only a few examples of Indonesian and French tangible and intangible heritage. You can find many more examples not included here!