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 (June 2015):

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

 

Last updated: 15th February 2017

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!

      Liked by 1 person

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