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World Heritage SitesCathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau - Reims, France - ID=601-002

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[EN] The old Saint-Rémi Abbey of Reims now houses the magnificent collections of the city's historical museum. [FR] L'ancienne abbaye Saint-Rémi de Reims abrite aujourd'hui les magnifiques collections du musée historique de la ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Champagne-Ardenne, France

date approved: 5/22/2017

last visited: 5/1/2017

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de Saint-Riquier, France, ID=943-055

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[EN] The St Riquier belfry is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi de Saint-Riquier est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: 5/21/2017

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Tours, Centre, France)

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[FR] La commune de Tours est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Tours is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: 5/25/2017

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World Heritage SitesTel Megiddo - Israel

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The Biblical Tel-Megiddo has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Israel

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesOld City of Akkon, Israel

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The Old City of Akkon (Acre) has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Israel

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesAntequera Dolmens Site, Spain

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Ancient remains in Andalucia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChampagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars - Avenue de Champagne - Epernay, France - ID=1465-012

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[EN] The avenue of Champagne is one of the main axes of the city of Epernay, often considered its "most prestigious way" [FR]L’avenue de Champagne est un des principaux axes de la ville d’Épernay, souvent considérée comme sa "plus prestigieuse voie"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Champagne-Ardenne, France

date approved: 5/9/2017

last visited: 5/1/2017

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World Heritage SitesPingyao Ancient City - China

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At the posted coordinates, you will find an inscribed plate (around 1 sq meter), at ground level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Mana*

location: China

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Berthenay, Centre, France)

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[FR] La commune de Berthenay est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Berthenay is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMausoleum of Theodoric - Ravenna - Italy

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Mausoleum of Theoderic in Ravenna built 520 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 5/3/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (St-Germain-sur-Vienne, Centre, France)

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[FR] La commune de St-Germain-sur-Vienne est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of St-Germain-sur-Vienne is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/2/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Rigny-Ussé, Centre, France)

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FR] La commune de Rigny-Ussé est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Rigny-Ussé is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/2/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVilla Romana del Casale - Piazza Armerina, Italy

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The Villa Romana del Casale is a Roman villa urbana built in the first quarter of the 4th century and located about 3 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, southern Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale, Church of Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio , ID=1487-003

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The church belongs to the Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, a diocese which includes the Albanian communities in Sicily who officiate the liturgy according to the Byzantine Rite in the ancient Greek language.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/13/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale, Church of San Cataldo, ID=1487-004

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The church of San Cataldo is a notable example of the Arab-Norman architecture which flourished in Sicily under Norman rule on the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/13/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale, Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel, ID=1487-001

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The Palatine Chapel was commissioned by Roger II of Sicily in 1132 to be built upon an older chapel (now the crypt) constructed around 1080. The sanctuary, dedicated to Saint Peter, is reminiscent of a domed basilica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale, Monreale Cathedral, ID=1487-009

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The cathedral of Monreale is one of the greatest extant examples of Norman architecture anywhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale, Cefalù Cathedral, ID=1487-008

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The cathedral was erected in 1131 in the Norman architectural style, as the island of Sicily was conquered by the Normans in 1091.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesFraser Island - Hervey Bay - QLD - Australia

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Biggest sand island: Fraser Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLate Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) - Catania, Sicily, ID=1024-002

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Catania has had a long and eventful history, having been founded in the 8th century BC. In 1693 the city was completely destroyed by a heavy earthquake and its aftershocks. The city was then rebuilt in Baroque architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 3/28/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale: The Palermo Cathedral, Palermo, Italy, ID=1487-005

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Palermo Cathedral, more formally known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, is located at Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040 Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: 3/22/2017

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World Heritage SitesRoutes of Santiago de Compostela in France at Le Mont-Saint-Michel - Normandy, France

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The Way of St. James at Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an important historical site on the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: 4/13/2016

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Area of Agrigento - Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

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Archaeological Area of Agrigento is located in the Valley of the Temples. It contains several major preserved structures built by a Greek colony in the 6th century B.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: 3/24/2017

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World Heritage SitesCitadelle de Besançon, Franche Comté, France

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La citadelle de Besançon est sur la liste du Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO au sein du Réseau des sites majeurs de Vauban / UNESCO listed the Citadel as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gatinaise

location: Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesWollumbin N.P. [Mt Warning] - Gondwana Rainforest, NSW, Australia

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Wollumbin National Park has significant geological features, and is designated as 386-005 in the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia section.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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