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A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain
range, lake, desert, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated for
the international World heritage program.

This aims to catalogue, name, and preserve sites of outstanding importance,
either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind. exact
criteria

To date, some 754 sites have been included in the list.

Afghanistan

   * Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam by the Hari Rud
   * Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley

Albania

   * Butrint

Algeria

   * Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad
   * Djémila
   * Kasbah of Algiers
   * M'Zab Valley
   * Tassili n'Ajjer
   * Timgad
   * Tipasa

Argentina

   * Cueva de las Manos, Rio Pinturas
   * Iguazu (or Iguaçú) National Park, home of Iguaçú Falls
   * Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks
   * Jesuit Block and Cordoba of Cordoba
   * Los Glaciares
   * Peninsula Valdes
   * Quebrada de Humahuaca

Argentina/Brazil

   * Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis

Armenia

   * Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of
     Zvartnots
   * Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
   * Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

Australia

   * Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh/Naracoorte)
   * Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves
   * Fraser Island
   * Great Barrier Reef
   * Greater Blue Mountains Area
   * Heard and McDonald Islands
   * Kakadu National Park
   * Lord Howe Island Group
   * Macquarie Island
   * Shark Bay
   * Tasmanian Wilderness
   * Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
   * Wet Tropics of Queensland
   * Willandra Lakes Region
   * Purnululu National Park

Austria

   * City of Graz; Historic Centre
   * Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
   * Historic Centre of Vienna
   * Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
   * Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
   * Semmering Railway
   * Wachau Cultural Landscape

Austria/Hungary

   * Cultural Landscape of Fertö/Neusiedlersee

Azerbaijan

   * Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower

Bangladesh

   * Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
   * Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
   * The Sundarbans

Belarus

   * Mir Castle Complex

Belarus/Poland

   * Belovezhskaya Pushcha/Bialowieza Forest

Belgium

   * Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia
   * Flemish Béguinages
   * Grand-Place, Brussels
   * Historic Centre of Bruges
   * Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels): Hôtel
     Tassel, Hôtel Solvay, Hôtel van Eetvelde, Maison and Atelier Horta
   * Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
   * Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
   * The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière
     and Le Roeulx (Hainault)

Belize

   * Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

Benin

   * Royal Palaces of Abomey

Bermuda

   * Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda

Bolivia

   * City of Potosi
   * Fuerte de Samaipata
   * Historic City of Sucre
   * Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
   * Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
   * Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture

Botswana

   * Tsodilo

Brazil

   * Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves
   * Brasilia
   * Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas
     Reserves
   * Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
   * Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
   * Historic Centre of Sao Luis
   * Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
   * Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
   * Historic Centre of the Town of Goias
   * Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
   * Historic Town of Ouro Preto
   * Iguacu National Park
   * Jau National Park
   * Pantanal Conservation Area
   * Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
   * Serra da Capivara National Park

Bulgaria

   * Ancient City of Nessebar
   * Boyana Church
   * Madara Rider
   * Pirin National Park
   * Rila Monastery
   * Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo
   * Srebarna Nature Reserve
   * Thracian tomb of Kazanlak
   * Thracian tomb of Sveshtari

Cambodia

   * Angkor

Cameroon

   * Dja Faunal Reserve

Canada

   * Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
   * Dinosaur Provincial Park
   * Gros Morne National Park
   * Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
   * Historic District of Québec
   * Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek Partly in the
     USA
   * L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
   * Miguasha Park
   * Nahanni National Park
   * Old Town Lunenburg
   * SGaang Gwaii (Anthony Island)
   * Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Partly in the USA
   * Wood Buffalo National Park

Central African Republic

   * Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park

Chile

   * Churches of Chiloé
   * Rapa Nui National Park (Moais)
   * Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso

China

   * The Great Wall (1987)
   * Mount Taishan, Shandong province (1987)
   * Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, in Beijing (1987)
   * Mogao Caves, in Dunhuang, Gansu proivince (1987)
   * Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor in Xi'an, Shaanxi province (1987)
   * Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, Beijing Municipality (1987)
   * Mount Huangshan, Anhui province (1990)
   * Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province
     (1992)
   * Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province (1992)
   * Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Hunan province (1992)
   * Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde, Hebei province
     (1994)
   * Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu,
     Shandong province (1994)
   * Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains, Hubei province (1994)
   * Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet (1994, 2000, 2001)
   * Lushan National Park, Jiangxi province (1996)
   * Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area in
     Sichuan province (1996)
   * Old Town of Lijiang, Yunnan province (1997)
   * Ancient City of Ping Yao, Shanxi province (1997)
   * Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Jiangsu province (1997, 2000)
   * Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing (1998)
   * Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing (1998)
   * Mount Wuyi, Fujian province (1999)
   * Dazu Rock Carvings, Sichuan province (1999)
   * Mount Qincheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Sichuan province
     (2000)
   * Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui - Xidi and Hongcun (2000)
   * Longmen Grottoes, near Luoyang, Henan province (2000)
   * Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (2000)
   * Yungang Grottoes, in Datong, Shanxi province (2001)
   * Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas (2003)

Colombia

   * Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
   * Los Katios National Park
   * National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro
   * Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
   * San Agustín Archaeological Park

Costa Rica

   * Area de Conservación Guanacaste
   * Cocos Island National Park

Costa Rica/Panama

   * Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves/ La Amistad National Park

Côte d'Ivoire

   * Comoé National Park
   * Taï National Park

Croatia

   * Cathedral of St. James in Sibenik
   * Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of
     Porec
   * Historic City of Trogir
   * Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
   * Old City of Dubrovnik
   * Plitvice Lakes National Park

Cuba

   * Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
   * Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the
     Southeast of Cuba
   * Desembarco del Granma National Park
   * Old Havana and its Fortifications
   * San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
   * Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
   * Viñales Valley

Cyprus

   * Choirokoitia
   * Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
   * Paphos

Czech Republic

   * Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz
   * Historic Centre of Cesk# Krumlov
   * Historic Centre of Prague
   * Historic Centre of Telc
   * Holasovice Historical Village Reservation
   * Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc
   * Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of Saint Barbara and
     the Cathedral of our Lady at Sedlec
   * Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
   * Litomysl Castle
   * Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelena Hora
   * Tugendhat Villa in Brno
   * The Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Trebíc

Democratic Republic of the Congo

   * Garamba National Park
   * Kahuzi-Biega National Park
   * Okapi Wildlife Reserve
   * Salonga National Park
   * Virunga National Park

Denmark

   * Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
   * Kronborg Castle
   * Roskilde Cathedral

Dominica

   * Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Dominican Republic

   * Colonial City of Santo Domingo

Ecuador

   * City of Quito
   * Galápagos Islands
   * Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
   * Sangay National Park

Egypt

   * Abu Mena
   * Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
   * Islamic Cairo
   * Memphis and its Necropolis - the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
   * Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
   * Saint Catherine Area

El Salvador

   * Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site

Estonia

   * Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn

Ethiopia

   * Aksum
   * Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region
   * Lower Valley of the Awash
   * Lower Valley of the Omo
   * Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela
   * Simien National Park
   * Tiya

Finland

   * Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
   * Fortress of Suomenlinna
   * Ohrid Region with its Cultural and Historic Aspect and its Natural
     Environment
   * Old Rauma
   * Petäjävesi Old Church
   * Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

France

   * Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (1979)
   * Chartres Cathedral (1979)
   * Palace and Park of Versailles (1979)
   * Vézelay, Church and Hill (1979)
   * Decorated Grottoes of the Vézère Valley (1979)
   * Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (1981)
   * Amiens Cathedral (1981)
   * Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
     (1981)
   * Roman and Romanesque Monuments of Arles (1981)
   * Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (1981)
   * Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans 1982)
   * Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière, and Place d'Alliance in Nancy
     (1983)
   * Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe (1983)
   * Cape Girolata, Cape Porto, Scandola Nature Reserve and the Piana
     Calanches in Corsica (1983)
   * Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (1985)
   * Strasbourg-Grande île (1988)
   * Paris, Banks of the Seine (1991)
   * Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau,
     Reims (1991)
   * Bourges Cathedral (1992)
   * Historic Centre of Avignon (1995)
   * Canal du Midi (1996)
   * Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (1997)
   * Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France (1998)
   * Historic Site of Lyon (1998)
   * Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (1999)
   * The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (2000)
   * Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (2001)

France/Spain

   * Pyrénées - Mont Perdu

Georgia

   * Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery
   * City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
   * Upper Svaneti

Gambia

   * James Island and Related Sites

Germany

   * Aachen Cathedral
   * Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
   * Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau
   * Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl
   * Classical Weimar
   * Collegiate Church, Castle, and old Town of Quedlinburg
   * Cologne cathedral
   * Garden Realm of Dessau-Wörlitz
   * Hanseatic City of Lübeck
   * Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
   * Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
   * Maulbronn Monastery Complex
   * Messel Pit Fossil site
   * Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar
   * Monastic Island of Reichenau
   * Museum Island (Museumsinsel), Berlin
   * Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
   * Pilgrimage Church of Wies
   * Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
   * Speyer Cathedral
   * St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church at Hildesheim
   * Town of Bamberg
   * Upper Middle Rhine Valley
   * Völklingen Ironworks
   * Würzburg Residence, with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
   * Wartburg Castle
   * Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

Ghana

   * Asante Traditional Buildings
   * Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions

Greece

   * Acropolis, Athens
   * Archaeological Site of Delphi
   * Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
   * Archaeological Site of Olympia
   * Archaeological Site of Vergina
   * Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
   * Delos
   * Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John "the
     Theologian" and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
   * Medieval City of Rhodes
   * Meteora
   * Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios
   * Mount Athos
   * Mystras
   * Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
   * Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
   * Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae

Guatemala

   * Antigua Guatemala
   * Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua
   * Tikal National Park

Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

   * Mount Nimba Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Haiti

   * National History Park -- Citadel, Sans-Souci, Ramiers

Holy See

   * Vatican City

Honduras

   * Maya Site of Copan
   * Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve

Hungary

   * Budapest, the Banks of the Danube and the Buda Castle Quarter
   * Hollokö
   * Hortobágy National Park
   * Millenary Benedictine Monastery of Pannonhalma and its Natural
     Environment
   * Pécs (Sopianae) Early Christian Cemetery
   * Tokaji Wine Region Cultural Landscape

Hungary and Slovakia

   * Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst

India

   * Agra Fort
   * Ajanta Caves
   * Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur
   * Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
   * Churches and Convents of Goa
   * Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
   * Elephanta Caves
   * Ellora Caves
   * Fatehpur Sikri
   * Group of Monuments at Hampi
   * Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
   * Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
   * Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
   * Kaziranga National Park
   * Keoladeo National Park
   * Khajuraho Group of Monuments
   * Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
   * Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
   * Nanda Devi National Park
   * Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
   * Sun Temple, Konarak
   * Sundarbans National Park
   * Taj Mahal
   * Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

Indonesia

   * Borobudur Temple Compounds
   * Komodo National Park
   * Lorentz National Park
   * Prambanan Temple Compounds
   * Sangiran Early Man Site
   * Ujung Kulon National Park

Iran

   * Meidan Emam, Esfahan
   * Persepolis
   * Tchogha Zanbil
   * Takht-e Soleyman

Iraq

   * Hatra
   * Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)

Ireland

   * Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne
   * Skellig Michael

Israel

   * Masada
   * Old City of Acre
   * The White City of Tel-Aviv - The Modern Movement
   * see also Jerusalem

Italy

   * 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of
     Vanvitelli and the San Leucio Complex
   * Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
   * Archaeological Area of Agrigento
   * Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Torre Annunziata
   * Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
   * Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
   * Castel del Monte
   * Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
   * Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last
     Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci
   * Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites
     of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
   * City of Verona
   * City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
   * Costiera Amalfitana
   * Crespi d'Adda
   * Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
   * Ferrara, City of the Renaissance and its Po Delta
   * Historic Centre of Florence
   * Historic Centre of Naples
   * Historic Centre of San Gimignano
   * Historic Centre of Siena
   * Historic Centre of Urbino
   * Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
   * I Sassi di Matera
   * Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
   * Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-eastern Sicily)
   * Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
   * Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
   * Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
   * Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
   * Su Nuraxi di Barumini
   * The trulli of Alberobello
   * Venice and its Lagoon
   * Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
   * Villa Romana del Casale
   * Villa d'Este, Tivoli
   * Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy

Italy/Holy See

   * Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City
     Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights, and San Paolo Fuori le Mura

Japan

   * Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
   * Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
   * Himeji-jo
   * Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
   * Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
   * Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
   * Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
   * Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
   * Shirakami-Sanchi
   * Shrines and Temples of Nikko
   * Yakushima

Jerusalem1

   * Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls

Jordan

   * Petra
   * Quseir Amra

Kazakhstan

   * The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi

Kenya

   * Lake Turkana National Parks
   * Lamu Old Town
   * Mount Kenya National Park / Natural Forest

Lao People's Democratic Republic

   * Town of Luang Phrabang
   * Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak
     Cultural Landscape

Latvia

   * Historic Centre of Riga

Lebanon

   * Anjar
   * Baalbek
   * Byblos
   * Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God
     (Horsh Arz el-Rab)
   * Tyre

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

   * Archaeological Site of Cyrene
   * Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
   * Archaeological Site of Sabratha
   * Old Town of Ghadames
   * Rock-art Sites of Tadrart Acacus

Lithuania

   * Vilnius Historic Centre

Lithuania / Russian Federation

   * Curonian Spit

Luxembourg

   * City of Luxemburg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Madagascar

   * The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
   * Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve

Malawi

   * Lake Malawi National Park

Malaysia

   * Gunung Mulu National Park
   * Kinabalu Park

Mali

   * Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
   * Old Towns of Djenné
   * Timbuktu

Malta

   * City of Valletta
   * Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
   * Megalithic Temples of Malta

Mauritania

   * Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
   * Banc d'Arguin National Park

Mexico

   * Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche
   * Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
   * Archeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
   * Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl
   * El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City
   * Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
   * Historic Centre of Morelia
   * Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Alban
   * Historic Centre of Puebla
   * Historic Centre of Zacatecas
   * Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
   * Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
   * Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
   * Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
   * Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
   * Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
   * Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
   * Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
   * Prehispanic City of Uxmal
   * Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
   * Sian Ka'an
   * Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
   * Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Queretaro

Mongolia / Russian Federation

   * Uvs Nuur Basin

Morocco

   * Archaeological Site of Volubilis
   * Historic City of Meknes
   * Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
   * Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
   * Medina of Fez
   * Medina of Marrakesh
   * Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

Mozambique

   * Island of Mozambique

Nepal

   * Kathmandu Valley
   * Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
   * Royal Chitwan National Park
   * Sagarmatha National Park

Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles

   * Defense Line of Amsterdam
   * Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)
   * Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao,
     Netherlands Antilles
   * Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station), Lemmer (mun.
     Lemsterland)
   * Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout (mun. Nieuw-Lekkerland)
   * Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House), Utrecht (city)
   * Schokland and Surroundings (mun. Noordoostpolder)

New Zealand

   * New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands (Snares Islands, Bounty Islands,
     Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, and Campbell Islands)
   * Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand (Aoraki/Mount Cook National
     Park, Westland/Tai Poutini National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park,
     Fiordland National Park)
   * Tongariro National Park

Nicaragua

   * Ruins of León Viejo

Niger

   * Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
   * W National Park of Niger

Nigeria

   * Sukur Cultural Landscape

Norway

   * Bryggen in Bergen
   * Røros
   * Rock Drawings of Alta
   * Urnes Stave Church

Oman

   * Arabian Oryx Sanctuary
   * Archaeological sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
   * Bahla Fort
   * The Frankincense Trail

Pakistan

   * Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
   * Buddhist Ruins at Takht-i-Bahi and Neighboring City Remains at
     Sahr-i-Bahlol
   * Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
   * Historic Monuments of Thatta
   * Rohtas Fort
   * Taxila

Panama

   * Darien National Park
   * Fortifications on the Caribbean side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
   * The Historic District of Panamá, with the Salón Bolivar

Paraguay

   * Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de
     Tavarangue

Peru

   * Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
   * Chavin (Archaeological site)
   * City of Cuzco
   * Historic Centre of Lima
   * Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
   * Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
   * Huascaran National Park
   * Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
   * Manu National Park
   * Rio Abiseo National Park

Philippines

   * Baroque Churches of the Philippines
   * Historic Town of Vigan
   * Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
   * Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
   * Tubbataha Reef Marine Park

Poland

   * Auschwitz Concentration Camp
   * Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
   * Churches of Peace in Jawor and Swidnica
   * Cracow's Historic Centre
   * Historic Centre of Warsaw
   * Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape
     Complex and Pilgrimage Park
   * Medieval Town of Torun
   * Old City of Zamosc
   * Wieliczka Salt Mine
   * Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland

Portugal

   * Alto Douro Wine Region
   * Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
   * Convent of Christ in Tomar
   * Cultural Landscape of Sintra
   * Historic Centre of Evora
   * Historic Centre of Guimarães
   * Historic Centre of Oporto
   * Laurisilva of Madeira
   * Monastery of Alcobaça
   * Monastery of Batalha
   * Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon
   * Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley

Republic of Korea

   * Changdeokgung Palace Complex
   * Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
   * Gyeongju Historic Areas
   * Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka
     Koreana Woodblocks
   * Hwaseong Fortress
   * Jongmyo Shrine
   * Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

Romania

   * Churches of Moldavia
   * Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains (see also Sarmizegetusa)
   * Danube Delta
   * Historic Centre of Sighisoara
   * Monastery of Horezu
   * Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania
   * Wooden Churches of Maramures

Russian Federation

   * Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
   * Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
   * Central Sikhote-Alin
   * Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
   * Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
   * Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery
   * Golden Mountains of Altai
   * Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
   * Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
   * Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
   * Kizhi Pogost
   * Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
   * Lake Baikal
   * Virgin Komi Forests, northern Ural Mountains.
   * Volcanoes of Kamchatka
   * Western Caucasus
   * White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
   * Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent

Senegal

   * Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
   * Island of Gorée
   * Island of Saint-Louis
   * Niokolo-Koba National Park

Serbia and Montenegro

   * Durmitor National Park (since 1980)
   * Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (since 1979)
   * Stari Ras and Sopocani (since 1979)
   * Studenica Monastery (since 1986)

Seychelles

   * Aldabra Atoll
   * Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

Slovakia

   * Banska Stiavnica
   * Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
   * Spissk# Hrad and its Associated Cultural Monuments
   * Vlkolinec

Slovenia

   * Skocjan Caves

Solomon Islands

   * East Rennell

South Africa

   * Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and
     Environs
   * Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park
   * Robben Island
   * uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park
   * Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape

Spain

   * Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada
   * Altamira Cave
   * Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
   * Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
   * Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
   * Archaeological Site of Atapuerca
   * Burgos Cathedral
   * Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí
   * Cathedral, Alcazar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
   * Doñana National Park
   * Garajonay National Park
   * Historic Centre of Cordoba
   * Historic City of Toledo
   * Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
   * Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
   * La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
   * Las Médulas
   * Monastery and Site of the El Escorial, Madrid
   * Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias
   * Mudejar Architecture of Aragon
   * Old City of Salamanca
   * Old Town of Avila, with its Extra-Muros churches
   * Old Town of Caceres
   * Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
   * Palmeral of Elche
   * Parque Güell, Palacio Güell and Casa Milà in Barcelona
   * Poblet Monastery
   * Rock-Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula
   * Roman Walls of Lugo
   * Route of Santiago de Compostela
   * Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe
   * San Cristóbal de La Laguna
   * San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
   * Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
   * The Palau de la Música Catalana and the Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
   * University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
   * Ubeda-Baeza: Urban duality, cultural unity

Sri Lanka

   * Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
   * Ancient City of Sigiriya
   * Golden Temple of Dambulla
   * Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
   * Sacred City of Anuradhapura
   * Sacred City of Kandy
   * Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sudan

   * Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Suriname

   * Central Suriname Nature Reserve
   * Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Sweden

   * Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
   * Birka and Hovgården
   * Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå
   * Engelsberg Ironworks
   * Hanseatic Town of Visby
   * High Coast
   * Lapponia
   * Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun
   * Naval Port of Karlskrona
   * Rock Carvings in Tanum
   * Royal Domain of Drottningholm
   * Skogskyrkogården

Switzerland

   * Benedictine Convent of St. John at Müstair
   * Convent of St. Gall
   * Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn
   * Old City of Berne
   * Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-town of
     Bellinzone
   * Monte San Giorgio

Syria

   * Ancient City of Aleppo
   * Ancient City of Bosra
   * Ancient City of Damascus
   * Site of Palmyra

Tanzania

   * Kilimanjaro National Park
   * Ngorongoro Conservation Area
   * Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara
   * Selous Game Reserve
   * Serengeti National Park
   * Stone Town of Zanzibar

Thailand

   * Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
   * Historic City of Ayutthaya and Associated Historic Towns
   * Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns - this
     includes the Kampang Phet historical park and the Si Satchanalai
     historical park
   * Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries

Tunisia

   * Amphitheater of El Jem
   * Dougga/Thugga
   * Ichkeul National Park
   * Kairouan
   * Medina of Sousse
   * Medina of Tunis
   * Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
   * Site of Carthage

Turkey

   * Archaeological Site of Troy
   * City of Safranbolu
   * Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
   * Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi
   * Hattusha
   * Hierapolis-Pamukkale
   * Historic Areas of Istanbul
   * Nemrut Dag
   * Xanthos-Letoon

Turkmenistan

   * State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"

Uganda

   * Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
   * Rwenzori Mountains National Park
   * Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

Ukraine

   * Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings,
     Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
   * L'viv - the Ensemble of the Historic Centre

United Kingdom

   * England
        o Blenheim Palace
        o Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augustine's Abbey and St. Martin's
          Church
        o City of Bath
        o Derwent Valley Mills
        o Jurassic Coast (the Dorset and East Devon Coast)
        o Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral
        o Hadrian's Wall
        o Ironbridge Gorge
        o Maritime Greenwich
        o Saltaire
        o Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
        o Studley Royal Park including the ruins of Fountains Abbey
        o Tower of London
        o Westminster Abbey, Palace of Westminster and Saint Margaret's
          Church
   * Wales
        o Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
        o Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
   * Scotland
        o Heart of Neolithic Orkney
        o New Lanark
        o Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
        o St. Kilda
   * Northern Ireland
        o Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
        o Gough Island Wildlife Reserve
        o Henderson Island

United States of America

   * Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
   * Carlsbad Caverns National Park
   * Chaco Culture National Historic Park
   * Everglades National Park
   * Grand Canyon National Park
   * Great Smoky Mountains National Park
   * Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
   * Independence Hall
   * Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek Partly in
     Canada
   * La Fortaleza and San Juan Historic Site in Puerto Rico
   * Mammoth Cave National Park
   * Mesa Verde
   * Monticello and University of Virginia in Charlottesville
   * Olympic National Park
   * Pueblo de Taos
   * Redwood National Park
   * Statue of Liberty
   * Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Partly in Canada
   * Yellowstone
   * Yosemite National Park

Uruguay

   * Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Uzbekistan

   * Historic Centre of Bukhara
   * Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
   * Itchan Kala
   * Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures

Venezuela

   * Canaima National Park
   * Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
   * Coro and its Port

Viet Nam

   * Complex of Hué Monuments
   * Ha Long Bay
   * Hoi An Ancient Town
   * My Son Sanctuary
   * Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Yemen

   * Historic Town of Zabid
   * Old City of Sana'a
   * Old Walled City of Shibam

Zimbabwe

   * Great Zimbabwe National Monument
   * Khami Ruins National Monument
   * Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas
   * Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls
   * Matobo Hills

See also: List of conservation topics

Notes

The Old City of Jerusalem is within East Jerusalem, which has been under
Israeli control since 1967, but is not recognized as Israeli territory by
the UN and many countries. The site was proposed as a World Heritage site in
1981 by Jordan, which withdrew its claims to the city in 1988.

           

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