My UNESCO World Heritage List

As history and cultural heritage are my profession and my passion, a lot of my travel planning is based around UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. They’re are usually unique and amazing places where you can learn more about culture and history. Sometimes they  take you off the typical tourist path.

 

Here is the list of all the places listed at UNESCO World Heritage List I have visited up to date (September 2017):

  1. Iguazu National Park & Iguaçu National Park, Argentina & Brazil
  2. Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn, Austria
  3. City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg, Austria
  4. Historic Centre of Vienna, Austria
  5. Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea, Brazil
  6. Ancient City of Nessebar, Bulgaria
  7. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
  8. The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik, Croatia
  9. The Venetian Works of Defence between 15th and 17th Centuries, Italy & Croatia & Montenegro
  10. Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape, Czech Republic
  11. Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž, Czech Republic
  12. Historic Cairo, Egypt
  13. MEMPHIS AND ITS NECROPOLIS – THE PYRAMID FIELDS FROM GIZA TO DAHSHUR, EGYPT
  14. Fortress of Suomenlinna, Finland
  15. Palace and Park of Versailles, France
  16. Paris, Banks of the Seine, France
  17. Historic Site of Lyons, France
  18. Medieval City of Rhodes, Greece
  19. Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Vatican/Italy
  20. Vatican City, Vatican
  21. Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue, Hungary
  22. Þingvellir National Park, ICELAND
  23. Venice and its Lagoon, Italy
  24. Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata, Italy
  25. Historic Centre of Naples, Italy
  26. Su Nuraxi di Barumini, Italy
  27. City of Verona, Italy
  28. Mount Etna, Italy
  29. Himeji-jo, Japan
  30. HIROSHIMA PEACE MEMORIAL (GENBAKU DOME), JAPAN
  31. HISTORIC MONUMENTS OF ANCIENT KYOTO, JAPAN
  32. HISTORIC MONUMENTS OF ANCIENT NARA, JAPAN
  33. ITSUKUSHIMA SHINTO SHRINE, JAPAN
  34. SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY CANAL RING AREA OF AMSTERDAM INSIDE THE SINGELGRACHT, NETHERLANDS
  35. San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano, San Marino
  36. Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, Seychelles
  37. Škocjan Caves, Slovenia
  38. Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana, Spain
  39. Works of Antoni Gaudí, Spain
  40. OLD CITY OF BERNE, SWITZERLAND
  41. Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona, Switzerland
  42. Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces, Switzerland
  43. Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, Switzerland
  44. Hierapolis-Pamukkale, Turkey
  45. Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey
  46. Old and New Towns of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  47. Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites, United Kingdom
  48. Tower of London, United Kingdom

 

Last updated: 21st September 2017

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6 thoughts on “My UNESCO World Heritage List

    • Urska says:

      Hi Lucy & Marty! Thank you for stopping by at mine. 🙂 I was indeed lucky to get the opportunity to visit all this wonderful sights. Happy travels to you too!

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