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World Heritage SitesHistoric Quito, UNESCO World Heritage Site - Quito, Ecuador

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The City of Quito was one of the first UNESCO designated Heritage Sites. With hundreds of buildings dating 200-400 years old the city is an interesting example of a city struggling to preserve its heritage while adapting to modern civilization.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ecuador

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCentral Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo - Azores, Portugal

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"Situated on one of the islands in the Azores archipelago, this was an obligatory port of call from the 15th century until the advent of the steamship in the 19th century."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesThe Banks Of The Danube And The Buda Castle Quarter - Budapest, Hungary

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A UNESCO plaque describing this heritage site stands next to a 3D Model of the view of the area described in the listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesWooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area - Hervartov, Slovakia

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Saint Francis wooden church in Hervartov (Bardejov county, Slovakia), built presumably in 15th century, is one of 8 wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area inscribed on the World Heritage List since 2008 under ref. number 1273.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rikitan

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesKairouan - Tunisia

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Founded in 670, Kairouan flourished under the Aghlabid dynasty in the 9th century. Despite the transfer of the political capital to Tunis in the 12th century, Kairouan remained the Maghreb's principal holy city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Tunisia

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Site of Carthage - Tunisia

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Carthage is one of the most famous historic sites of the Roman Empire. It was the centre of the Carthaginian Empire in antiquity and has existed for nearly 3,000 years, developing from a Phoenician colony into the capital of an ancient empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Tunisia

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesGreat Smoky Mountains National Park - North Carolina

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The east entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park comes through Cherokee, NC. The North Carolina side of the park is served by the Oconaluffte Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage Sites[UNESCO] Germigny des prés - Vallée de la Loire

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Vallée de la Loire inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco. Commune de Germigny des Prés.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bmarcw

location: Centre, France

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: 4/22/2014

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World Heritage SitesBordeaux, Port de la Lune - France

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[FR] Le Port de la Lune est le nom familièrement donné au port de Bordeaux, du fait d'un large méandre en forme de croissant que décrit la Garonne. [EN] Due to the moonshape bending of the River, Bordeaux is also called 'Port of the Moon'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 4/14/2014

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Cathédrale Saint-André, Bordeaux ID=868-007

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[FR] La cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux, située sur la place Pey-Berland, est le lieu de culte le plus imposant de Bordeaux. [EN] This world heritage monument has a Plantaget-style gothic nave and a flamboyant gothic choir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 4/14/2014

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World Heritage Sites[UNESCO] Bou - Vallée de la Loire

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Vallée de la Loire aux méandres de Bou.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bmarcw

location: Centre, France

date approved: 4/7/2014

last visited: 4/14/2014

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World Heritage SitesAustralian Convict Site, Port Arthur, Tasmania

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Port Arthur is a penitentiary built in the mid-1800s for convicts sent from England.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Tasmania, Australia

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRietveld Schröderhuis - Utrecht, Netherlands

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Het Rietveld Schröderhuis is ontworpen door Gerrit Rietveld. In 2000 werd het onderdeel van de UNESCO Werelderfgoederenlijst. Rietveld Schröderhuis is designed by Gerrit Rietveld. In 2000 it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arbret

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 3/20/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Naples - Campania, Italy

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Naples is an ancient city and an eventful history. Its overall street level vibrance and it wealth of individual masterpieces are emblematic of the important role the city has played in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Campania, Italy

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChurches of Chiloé - Chile

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Chiloé... un lugar magico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Thurkan

location: Chile

date approved: 3/16/2014

last visited: 3/11/2014

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World Heritage SitesBoboli Gardens - Florence, Italy

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Twelve villas and two gardens spread across the Tuscan landscape are classified as World Heritage Sites as "Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany", The Boboli Gardens is one of those two gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 5/30/2014

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World Heritage SitesSangiran Early Man Site — Solo City, Java, Indonesia

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Sangiran is one of the key sites for our understanding of human evolution. Approximately, half of discovered human fossils have been obtained from this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge

location: Indonesia

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHistoric City of Rabat - Rabat, Morocco

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The coordinates and photos for this Waymark are for the Kasbah of the Udayas - one of the several historic sites which comprise this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Morocco

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: 9/4/1993

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World Heritage SitesKirstenbosch National Botanical Garden - Cape Town, South Africa

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In 2004 the Cape Floristic Region, including Kirstenbosch, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: 2/23/2014

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World Heritage SitesParque Nacional del Teide (Teide National Park) — Tenerife, Spain

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The Parque Nacional del Teide is a national park located in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The largest national park in Spain was declared a national park on January 22, 1954 and was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on June 29, 2007

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 10/13/2010

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World Heritage SitesArcheological site of Paestum - Italy

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Paestum (Paestum Italian) is a recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site in the region of Campania in the province of Salerno in Italy. The place belongs to the municipality of Capaccio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Campania, Italy

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesUpper Middle Rhine Valley

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The Middle Rhine Valley, a 65 km section of the River Rhine between Koblenz and Bingen, was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in June 2002 for a combination of geological, historical, cultural and industrial reasons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 4/1/2013

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World Heritage SitesForte da Graça - Elvas, Portalegre, Portugal

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In the 18th century the Fort of Graça was constructed in response to the development of longer-range artillery, as well as four fortlets to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulohercules

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 8/16/2008

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World Heritage SitesGrube Messel

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Die Grube Messel wurde 1995 zum UNESCO-Weltnaturerbe ernannt | The Messel Pit was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: 7/31/2009

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World Heritage SitesWartburg Castle

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Die Wartburg gehört seit 1999 zum Weltkulturerbe | Since 1999 the Wartburg belongs to the world cultural heritage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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