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Tourism: UNESCO List World Heritage sites

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has listed exceptional tourism sites across the globe.

• Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
• Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley

• Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region * 1
• Butrint
• Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other

Regions of Europe
• Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad
• Djémila
• M’Zab Valley
• Tassili n’Ajjer #
• Timgad
• Tipasa
• Kasbah of Algiers

• Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

• Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo
Antigua and Barbuda
• Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites

• Los Glaciares National Park #
• Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana,

Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) *
• Iguazu National Park
• Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
• Península Valdés
• Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks
• Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
• Quebrada de Humahuaca
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding
Contribution to the Modern Movement *
• Los Alerces National Park

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

• Great Barrier Reef
• Kakadu National Park
• Willandra Lakes Region
• Lord Howe Island Group
• Tasmanian Wilderness
• Gondwana Rainforests of Australia 2
• Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 3
• Wet Tropics of Queensland
• Shark Bay, Western Australia
• Fraser Island
• Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte)
• Heard and McDonald Islands
• Macquarie Island
• Greater Blue Mountains Area
• Purnululu National Park
• Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
• Sydney Opera House
• Australian Convict Sites
• Ningaloo Coast
• Budj Bim Cultural Landscape

• Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
• Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
• Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
• Semmering Railway
• City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
• Wachau Cultural Landscape
• Historic Centre of Vienna
• Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape *
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps *

• Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower
• Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
• Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace

• Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
• Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy
• Dilmun Burial Mounds

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

• Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
• Białowieża Forest *
• Mir Castle Complex
• Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh
• Struve Geodetic Arc *

• Flemish Béguinages
• La Grand-Place, Brussels
• The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut)
• Belfries of Belgium and France * 4
• Historic Centre of Brugge
• Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
• Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
• Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
• Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Stoclet House
• Major Mining Sites of Wallonia
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *

• Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

• Royal Palaces of Abomey
• W-Arly-Pendjari Complex *

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
• City of Potosí
• Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
• Historic City of Sucre
• Fuerte de Samaipata
• Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
• Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *

Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
• Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad
• Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards *

• Tsodilo
• Okavango Delta

• Historic Town of Ouro Preto
• Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
• Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) *
• Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
• Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
• Iguaçu National Park
• Brasilia
• Serra da Capivara National Park
• Historic Centre of São Luís
• Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
• Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
• Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
• Central Amazon Conservation Complex 5
• Pantanal Conservation Area
• Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
• Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
• Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
• São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
• Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
• Pampulha Modern Ensemble
• Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site
• Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity

• Boyana Church
• Madara Rider
• Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
• Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak
• Ancient City of Nessebar
• Pirin National Park
• Rila Monastery
• Srebarna Nature Reserve
• Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
Burkina Faso
• W-Arly-Pendjari Complex *
• Ruins of Loropéni
• Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites of Burkina Faso

Cabo Verde
• Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande

• Angkor
• Temple of Preah Vihear
• Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura

• Dja Faunal Reserve
• Sangha Trinational *

• L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
• Nahanni National Park #
• Dinosaur Provincial Park
• Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek # * 6
• Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
• SGang Gwaay
• Wood Buffalo National Park
• Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks # 7
• Historic District of Old Québec
• Gros Morne National Park
• Old Town Lunenburg
• Waterton Glacier International Peace Park *
• Miguasha National Park
• Rideau Canal
• Joggins Fossil Cliffs
• Landscape of Grand Pré
• Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
• Mistaken Point
• Pimachiowin Aki
• Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi

Central African Republic
• Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
• Sangha Trinational *

• Lakes of Ounianga
• Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape

• Rapa Nui National Park
• Churches of Chiloé
• Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
• Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
• Sewell Mining Town
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *

• Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
• Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
• Mogao Caves
• Mount Taishan
• Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
• The Great Wall
• Mount Huangshan
• Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
• Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
• Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area
• Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
• Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa 8
• Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
• Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu
• Lushan National Park
• Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area
• Ancient City of Ping Yao
• Classical Gardens of Suzhou
• Old Town of Lijiang
• Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
• Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
• Dazu Rock Carvings
• Mount Wuyi
• Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
• Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
• Longmen Grottoes
• Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
• Yungang Grottoes
• Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
• Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
• Historic Centre of Macao
• Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries – Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
• Yin Xu
• Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
• South China Karst
• Fujian Tulou
• Mount Sanqingshan National Park
• Mount Wutai
• China Danxia
• Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
• West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
• Chengjiang Fossil Site
• Site of Xanadu
• Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
• Xinjiang Tianshan
• Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor *
• The Grand Canal
• Tusi Sites
• Hubei Shennongjia
• Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
• Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement
• Qinghai Hoh Xil
• Fanjingshan
• Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City
• Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I)
• Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
• Los Katíos National Park
• Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
• National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
• San Agustín Archaeological Park
• Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
• Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *
• Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar”

• Sangha Trinational *

Costa Rica
• Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park *
• Cocos Island National Park
• Area de Conservación Guanacaste
• Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís

Côte d’Ivoire
• Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve *
• Taï National Park
• Comoé National Park
• Historic Town of Grand-Bassam

• Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
• Old City of Dubrovnik
• Plitvice Lakes National Park #
• Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic
Centre of Poreč
• Historic City of Trogir
• The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Stari Grad Plain
• Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards *
• Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar *
• Old Havana and its Fortification System
• Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
• San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
• Desembarco del Granma National Park
• Viñales Valley
• Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the
South-East of Cuba
• Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
• Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
• Historic Centre of Camagüey

• Paphos
• Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
• Choirokoitia

• Historic Centre of Český Krumlov
• Historic Centre of Prague
• Historic Centre of Telč
• Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora
• Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec
• Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
• Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž
• Holašovice Historic Village
• Litomyšl Castle
• Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc
• Tugendhat Villa in Brno
• Jewish Quarter and St Procopius’ Basilica in Třebíč
• Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region *
• Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
• Complex of Koguryo Tombs
• Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong
Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Virunga National Park #
• Kahuzi-Biega National Park
• Garamba National Park
• Salonga National Park
• Okapi Wildlife Reserve
• Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
• Roskilde Cathedral
• Kronborg Castle
• Ilulissat Icefjord
• Wadden Sea *
• Stevns Klint
• Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement
• The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
• Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap
• Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea
• Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Dominican Republic
• Colonial City of Santo Domingo
• City of Quito
• Galápagos Islands
• Sangay National Park #
• Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *
• Abu Mena
• Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
• Historic Cairo
• Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
• Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
• Saint Catherine Area
• Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)
El Salvador
• Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site
• Asmara: A Modernist African City
• Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
• Simien National Park
• Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region
• Aksum
• Lower Valley of the Awash
• Lower Valley of the Omo
• Tiya
• Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
• Konso Cultural Landscape
• Levuka Historical Port Town
• Fortress of Suomenlinna
• Old Rauma
• Petäjävesi Old Church
• Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
• Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
• High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago *
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• Chartres Cathedral
• Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
• Palace and Park of Versailles
• Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
• Vézelay, Church and Hill
• Amiens Cathedral
• Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
• Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
• Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
• Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the “Triumphal Arch” of Orange
• From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt
• Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
• Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve #
• Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d’Alliance in Nancy
• Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
• Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt
• Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
• Paris, Banks of the Seine
• Bourges Cathedral
• Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
• Canal du Midi
• Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
• Pyrénées – Mont Perdu *
• Historic Site of Lyon
• Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
• Belfries of Belgium and France * 9
• Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
• The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes 10
• Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
• Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
• Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
• Fortifications of Vauban
• Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
• Episcopal City of Albi
• Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
• Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps *
• The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
• Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
• Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
• Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
• The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *
• Taputapuātea
• Chaîne des Puys – Limagne fault tectonic arena
• French Austral Lands and Seas
• Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Gambia (the)
• Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites
• Stone Circles of Senegambia *
• Gelati Monastery
• Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
• Upper Svaneti
• Aachen Cathedral
• Speyer Cathedral
• Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
• Pilgrimage Church of Wies
• Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl
• St Mary’s Cathedral and St Michael’s Church at Hildesheim
• Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
• Frontiers of the Roman Empire * 11
• Hanseatic City of Lübeck
• Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
• Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
• Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System #
• Maulbronn Monastery Complex
• Town of Bamberg
• Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
• Völklingen Ironworks
• Messel Pit Fossil Site
• Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau
• Cologne Cathedral
• Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
• Classical Weimar
• Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
• Wartburg Castle
• Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
• Monastic Island of Reichenau
• Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
• Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
• Upper Middle Rhine Valley
• Dresden Elbe Valley Delisted 2009
• Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski *
• Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
• Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
• Wadden Sea *
• Fagus Factory in Alfeld
• Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps *
• Margravial Opera House Bayreuth
• Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
• Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey
• Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *
• Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura
• Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke
• Naumburg Cathedral
• Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region *
• Water Management System of Augsburg
• Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
• Asante Traditional Buildings
• Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
• Acropolis, Athens
• Archaeological Site of Delphi
• Medieval City of Rhodes
• Meteora
• Mount Athos
• Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
• Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
• Archaeological Site of Mystras
• Archaeological Site of Olympia
• Delos
• Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
• Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
• Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina)
• Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
• The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
• Old Town of Corfu
• Archaeological Site of Philippi
• Antigua Guatemala
• Tikal National Park
• Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua
• Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve *
• National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
Holy See
• Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura * 12
• Vatican City
• Maya Site of Copan
• Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
• Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
• Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings
• Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst *
• Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment
• Hortobágy National Park – the Puszta
• Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
• Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape *
• Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape
• Þingvellir National Park
• Surtsey
• Vatnajökull National Park – dynamic nature of fire and ice
• Agra Fort
• Ajanta Caves
• Ellora Caves
• Taj Mahal
• Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
• Sun Temple, Konârak
• Kaziranga National Park
• Keoladeo National Park
• Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
• Churches and Convents of Goa
• Fatehpur Sikri
• Group of Monuments at Hampi
• Khajuraho Group of Monuments
• Elephanta Caves
• Great Living Chola Temples 13
• Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
• Sundarbans National Park
• Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
• Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
• Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
• Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
• Mountain Railways of India
• Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
• Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
• Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
• Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
• Red Fort Complex
• The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
• Western Ghats
• Hill Forts of Rajasthan
• Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area
• Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat
• Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar
• Khangchendzonga National Park
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *
• Historic City of Ahmadabad
• Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai
• Jaipur City, Rajasthan
• Borobudur Temple Compounds
• Komodo National Park
• Prambanan Temple Compounds
• Ujung Kulon National Park
• Sangiran Early Man Site
• Lorentz National Park
• Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
• Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita KaranaPhilosophy
• Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
• Meidan Emam, Esfahan
• Persepolis
• Tchogha Zanbil
• Takht-e Soleyman
• Bam and its Cultural Landscape
• Pasargadae
• Soltaniyeh
• Bisotun
• Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran
• Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
• Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil
• Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
• The Persian Garden
• Gonbad-e Qābus
• Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan
• Golestan Palace
• Shahr-i Sokhta
• Cultural Landscape of Maymand
• Susa
• Lut Desert
• The Persian Qanat
• Historic City of Yazd
• Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region
• Hyrcanian Forests
• Hatra
• Ashur (Qal’at Sherqat)
• Samarra Archaeological City
• Erbil Citadel
• The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities
• Babylon
• Brú na Bóinne – Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne
• Sceilg Mhichíl
• Masada
• Old City of Acre
• White City of Tel-Aviv – the Modern Movement
• Biblical Tels – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
• Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev
• Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee
• Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves
• Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves
• Necropolis of Bet She’arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal
• Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
• Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
• Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura * 14
• Historic Centre of Florence
• Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
• Venice and its Lagoon
• Historic Centre of San Gimignano
• The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
• City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
• Crespi d’Adda
• Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta 15
• Historic Centre of Naples
• Historic Centre of Siena
• Castel del Monte
• Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
• Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
• The Trulli of Alberobello
• 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
• Archaeological Area of Agrigento
• Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
• Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
• Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
• Costiera Amalfitana
• Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
• Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
• Su Nuraxi di Barumini
• Villa Romana del Casale
• Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
• Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
• Historic Centre of Urbino
• Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
• Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
• City of Verona
• Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
• Villa d’Este, Tivoli
• Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
• Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
• Monte San Giorgio *
• Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia
• Val d’Orcia
• Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
• Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Mantua and Sabbioneta
• Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes *
• The Dolomites
• Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 A.D.)
• Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps *
• Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
• Mount Etna
• Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
• Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale
• Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar *
• Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century
• Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene
• Blue and John Crow Mountains
• Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
• Himeji-jo
• Shirakami-Sanchi
• Yakushima
• Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
• Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
• Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
• Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
• Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
• Shrines and Temples of Nikko
• Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
• Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
• Shiretoko
• Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
• Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land
• Ogasawara Islands
• Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
• Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites
• Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining
• The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *
• Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region
• Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region
• Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan
Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)
• Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
• Petra
• Quseir Amra
• Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa’a)
• Wadi Rum Protected Area
• Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas)
• Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
• Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly
• Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan
• Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor *
• Western Tien-Shan *
• Lake Turkana National Parks
• Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
• Lamu Old Town
• Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
• Fort Jesus, Mombasa
• Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
• Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site
• Phoenix Islands Protected Area
• Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain
• Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor *
• Western Tien-Shan *
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
• Town of Luang Prabang
• Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
• Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang – Plain of Jars
• Historic Centre of Riga
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• Anjar
• Baalbek
• Byblos
• Tyre
• Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)
• Maloti-Drakensberg Park *
• Archaeological Site of Cyrene
• Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
• Archaeological Site of Sabratha
• Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus
• Old Town of Ghadamès
• Vilnius Historic Centre
• Curonian Spit *
• Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
• Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
• Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
• Rainforests of the Atsinanana
• Lake Malawi National Park
• Chongoni Rock-Art Area
• Gunung Mulu National Park
• Kinabalu Park
• Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
• Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley
• Old Towns of Djenné
• Timbuktu
• Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
• Tomb of Askia
• City of Valletta
• Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum
• Megalithic Temples of Malta 16
Marshall Islands
• Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
• Banc d’Arguin National Park
• Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
• Aapravasi Ghat
• Le Morne Cultural Landscape
• Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
• Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
• Historic Centre of Puebla
• Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
• Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
• Sian Ka’an
• Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
• Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
• Historic Centre of Morelia
• El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City
• Historic Centre of Zacatecas
• Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
• Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
• Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl
• Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
• Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
• Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
• Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
• Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
• Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
• Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
• Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche
• Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
• Luis Barragán House and Studio
• Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
• Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
• Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
• Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
• Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
• Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
• Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
• El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
• Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System
• Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
• Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica
Micronesia (Federated States of)
• Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia
• Uvs Nuur Basin *
• Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
• Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai
• Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape
• Landscapes of Dauria *
• Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
• Durmitor National Park
• Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards *
• Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar *
• Medina of Fez
• Medina of Marrakesh
• Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
• Historic City of Meknes
• Archaeological Site of Volubilis
• Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
• Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
• Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
• Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
• Island of Mozambique
• Pyu Ancient Cities
• Bagan
• Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes
• Namib Sand Sea
• Kathmandu Valley
• Sagarmatha National Park
• Chitwan National Park
• Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
• Schokland and Surroundings
• Defence Line of Amsterdam
• Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao
• Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout
• Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)
• Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)
• Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House)
• Wadden Sea *
• Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht
• Van Nellefabriek
New Zealand
• Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand 17
• Tongariro National Park #
• New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
• Ruins of León Viejo
• León Cathedral
• Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
• W-Arly-Pendjari Complex *
• Historic Centre of Agadez
• Sukur Cultural Landscape
• Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
North Macedonia
• Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region * 18
• Bryggen
• Urnes Stave Church
• Røros Mining Town and the Circumference
• Rock Art of Alta
• Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
• Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage Site
• Bahla Fort
• Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
• Arabian Oryx Sanctuary Delisted 2007
• Land of Frankincense
• Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman
• Ancient City of Qalhat
• Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
• Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol
• Taxila
• Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
• Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta
• Rohtas Fort
• Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
• Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem
• Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir
• Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
• Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
• Darien National Park
• Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park *
• Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
• Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Papua New Guinea
• Kuk Early Agricultural Site
• Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue
• City of Cuzco
• Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
• Chavin (Archaeological Site)
• Huascarán National Park #
• Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
• Manú National Park
• Historic Centre of Lima 19
• Río Abiseo National Park
• Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Palpa
• Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
• Sacred City of Caral-Supe
• Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System *
• Baroque Churches of the Philippines
• Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
• Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
• Historic City of Vigan
• Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
• Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary
• Historic Centre of Kraków
• Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
• Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
• Białowieża Forest *
• Historic Centre of Warsaw
• Old City of Zamość
• Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
• Medieval Town of Toruń
• Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park
• Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica
• Wooden Churches of Southern Małopolska
• Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski *
• Centennial Hall in Wrocław
• Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine *
• Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground Water Management System
• Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region
• Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
• Convent of Christ in Tomar
• Monastery of Batalha
• Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
• Historic Centre of Évora
• Monastery of Alcobaça
• Cultural Landscape of Sintra
• Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
• Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde * 20
• Laurisilva of Madeira
• Alto Douro Wine Region
• Historic Centre of Guimarães
• Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
• Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications
• University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia
• Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada)
• Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga
• Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
Republic of Korea
• Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
• Jongmyo Shrine
• Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
• Changdeokgung Palace Complex
• Hwaseong Fortress
• Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
• Gyeongju Historic Areas
• Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
• Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
• Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
• Namhansanseong
• Baekje Historic Areas
• Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea
• Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies
Republic of Moldova
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• Danube Delta
• Churches of Moldavia
• Monastery of Horezu
• Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania 21
• Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
• Historic Centre of Sighişoara
• Wooden Churches of Maramureş
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
Russian Federation
• Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
• Kizhi Pogost
• Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
• Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
• Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
• White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
• Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
• Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
• Virgin Komi Forests
• Lake Baikal
• Volcanoes of Kamchatka 22
• Golden Mountains of Altai
• Western Caucasus
• Curonian Spit *
• Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery
• Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
• Central Sikhote-Alin
• Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
• Uvs Nuur Basin *
• Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
• Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
• Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
• Struve Geodetic Arc *
• Putorana Plateau
• Lena Pillars Nature Park
• Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex
• Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk
• Landscapes of Dauria *
• Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture
Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Saint Lucia
• Pitons Management Area
San Marino
• San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano
Saudi Arabia
• Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)
• At-Turaif District in ad-Dir’iyah
• Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah
• Rock Art in the Hail Region of Saudi Arabia
• Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape
• Island of Gorée
• Niokolo-Koba National Park
• Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
• Island of Saint-Louis
• Stone Circles of Senegambia *
• Saloum Delta
• Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
• Stari Ras and Sopoćani
• Studenica Monastery
• Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
• Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius
• Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards *
• Aldabra Atoll
• Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
• Singapore Botanic Gardens
• Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
• Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
• Vlkolínec
• Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst *
• Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area
• Škocjan Caves #
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps *
• Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija *
Solomon Islands
• East Rennell
South Africa
• Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa
• iSimangaliso Wetland Park
• Robben Island
• Maloti-Drakensberg Park *
• Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
• Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
• Vredefort Dome
• Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
• ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape
• Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains
• Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada 23
• Burgos Cathedral
• Historic Centre of Cordoba 24
• Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
• Works of Antoni Gaudí 25
• Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain
• Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias 26
• Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
• Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
• Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
• Garajonay National Park
• Historic City of Toledo
• Mudejar Architecture of Aragon 27
• Old Town of Cáceres
• Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
• Old City of Salamanca
• Poblet Monastery
• Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
• Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
• Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe
• Doñana National Park
• Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
• La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
• Las Médulas
• Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
• Pyrénées – Mont Perdu *
• San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
• Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde * 28
• Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula
• University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
• Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
• San Cristóbal de La Laguna
• Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
• Archaeological Site of Atapuerca
• Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí
• Palmeral of Elche
• Roman Walls of Lugo 29
• Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
• Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza
• Vizcaya Bridge
• Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe *
• Teide National Park
• Tower of Hercules
• Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
• Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija *
• Antequera Dolmens Site
• Caliphate City of Medina Azahara
• Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape
Sri Lanka
• Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
• Ancient City of Sigiriya
• Sacred City of Anuradhapura
• Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
• Sacred City of Kandy
• Sinharaja Forest Reserve 30
• Golden Temple of Dambulla
• Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
• Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
• Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe
• Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
• Central Suriname Nature Reserve
• Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
• Royal Domain of Drottningholm
• Birka and Hovgården
• Engelsberg Ironworks
• Rock Carvings in Tanum
• Skogskyrkogården
• Hanseatic Town of Visby
• Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå
• Laponian Area
• Naval Port of Karlskrona
• Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
• High Coa
Source: whc.unesco.org

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