Cultural legacy happens to be the bequest of physical objet d’art and intangible attributes of a group or society inherited from the past generations maintained in the current time and conferred for the advantage of the future generations.
Glancing at the heritage, it comes up that the physical and cultural legacy consists of buildings, historic places, monuments, archaeological sites and objet d’art, which emerge as potentially valuable conservation for the sake of future cultural, social and educational advantages.
A convention about the protection of world cultural and natural heritage in general conference was held in UNESCO way back in 1972 poured focus on the legacy “that survives from the yesteryears happens to be rare and irreplaceable and this legacy’s protection becomes the prime most responsibility of the present generations.”
On the World Heritage List, nearly 830 cultural heritage sites from around 138 countries got enlisted. As far as Pakistan is concerned, this country appears much fortunate to be laced with huge array of heritage sites, of them minimum six are marked on the UNESCO list.
Pakistan is situated on the terra firma that had been a bench of the most prominent civilizations of the world. A mammoth amount of evidences exist from the pre-historic time to historic era in order to support this argument like fossil jaws of apes, circa.
From the same region, around 2 million years old stone hand axe was also discovered.
Pakistan’s cultural legacy is much older spreading over many centuries beginning from the pre-historic era to the current time and this may well be described in the below mentioned periods: