UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Throughout our travels we have visited many Unesco World Heritage Sites. Their web site indicates that there are presently 1,121 sites. Thought it would be fun to see how many we have been to.

Following is a list of those 121 we have visited to date. This represents only 10%….wow, a lot left to see!

  1. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 
  2. City of Quito, Ecuador
  3. Yellowstone National Park, U.S.A
  4. Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada
  5. Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
  6. Grand Canyon National Park, U.S.A.
  7. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
  8. Palace and Park of Versailles, France
  9. Chartres Cathedral, France
  10. Antigua, Guatemala
  11. Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian, Croatia
  12. Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia
  13. Tikal National Park, Guatemala
  14. Historical Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See, Italy
  15. Redwood National Park, U.S.A.
  16. Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Argentina
  17. Medina of Fez, Morocco
  18. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  19. Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments, France
  20. Historic Centre of Florence, Italy
  21. Taj Mahal, India
  22. City of Cuzco, Peru
  23. Agra Fort, India
  24. Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, Peru
  25. Gulf of Porto: Calanche of PIana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve, France
  26. Vatican City, Holy See
  27. Works of Antoni Gaudi, Spain
  28. Statue of Liberty, U.S.A.
  29. Iguazu National Park, Argentina
  30. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Canada
  31. Chitwan National Park, Nepal
  32. Historic District of Old Quebec, Canada
  33. Medina of Marrakesh, Morocco
  34. Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct), France
  35. Historic City of Toledo, Spain
  36. Fatehpur Sikri, India
  37. Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India
  38. Venice and its Lagoon, Italy
  39. Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom
  40. City of Bath, United KIngdom
  41. Tower of London, United Kingdom
  42. Historic Centre of Lima, Peru
  43. Strasbourg – Grand Ile, France
  44. Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Italy
  45. Paris, Banks of the Seine, France
  46. Historic Centre of Prague, Czech Republic
  47. Angkor, Cambodia
  48. Fraser Islans, Australia
  49. Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi, India
  50. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
  51. Historic Centre of Avignon, Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge, France
  52. Cultural Landscape of Sintra, Portugal
  53. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, Canada and U.S.A.
  54. Historic Centre of Siena, Italy
  55. Town of Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  56. Old and New Towns of Edinburgh. United Kingdom
  57. Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacframento, Uruguay
  58. Canal du Midi, France
  59. Belize Barrier Reef Resere System, Belize
  60. Historic City of Meknes, Morocco
  61. HIstoric Centre of the City of Salzburg, Austria
  62. Portovenere, Cinque Terre, Italy
  63. Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne, France
  64. Archeological Site of Volubilis, Morocco
  65. Historical SIte of Lyons, France
  66. Hoi An Ancient Town, Vietnam
  67. Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  68. Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion, France
  69. Greater Blue Mountains Area,Australia
  70. Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa, Peru
  71. City of Verona, Italy
  72. Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Site, Italy
  73. Historical Centre of Brugge, Belgium
  74. Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, Switzerland
  75. Alta Douro Wine Region, Portugal
  76. Dorset and East Devon Coast, United Kingdom
  77. Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso, Chile
  78. Sydney Opera House, Australia
  79. Red Fort Complex, India
  80. Rideau Canal, Canada
  81. Bordeaux, Port of the Moon, France
  82. Stari Grad Plain, Croatia
  83. The Dolomites, Italy
  84. Episcopal City of Albi, France
  85. Jantar Mantar, India
  86. Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht,Netherlands
  87. Leon Cathedral, Nicaragua
  88. Landscape of Grande Pre, Canada
  89. Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage,Morocco
  90. Hill Forts of Rajasthan, India
  91. Climats, terroirs of  Burgundy, France
  92. Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
  93. The Forth Bridge, United Kingdom
  94. Historic Centre of Vienna, Austria
  95. Palace and Gardens of Schonbrunn, Austria
  96. Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrassy Avenue, Hungary
  97. Wachau Cultural Landscape, Austria
  98. Hallstatt- Dachstein/Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Austria
  99. Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay, France
  100. The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes, France
  101. The English Lake District, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  102. Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, Barbados
  103. Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco, Mexico
  104. Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada, Spain
  105. Historic Centre of Cordoba, Spain
  106. Cathedral, Alcazar and Archivo de Indias in Seville, Spain
  107. Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications, Portugal
  108. Historic Centre of Evora, Portugal
  109. Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem, Belem, Portugal
  110. Vizcaya Bridge, Bilbao, Spain
  111. Monastery of Batalha, Portugal
  112. Monastery of Alcobaca, Portugal
  113. Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park, Portugal
  114. Laurisilva of Madeira, Portugal
  115. Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey
  116. Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey
  117. Ephesus, Turkey
  118. Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  119. Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin Germany
  120. Alto Douro Wine Region
  121. Historic Centre of Oporto, Luis 1 Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar

Will continue to update this list as we visit more sites or as more are added to the list by Unesco.