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World Heritage SitesVlkolínec (Ružomberok, SK)

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Podhorská osada s nenarušenou lidovou architekturou. / The village is an untouched and complex example of folk countryside architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Todak

location: Žilinský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesNotre Dame (Banks of the Seine) - Paris, FR

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La Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris, inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO avec les rives de la Seine / Notre Dame de Paris, world heritage with the "Banks of the Seine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/4/2015

last visited: 6/4/1991

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World Heritage SitesTour Saint-Jacques - Paris, FR

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La tour Saint-Jacques est une tour isolée, dressée au milieu du premier square parisien, qui porte son nom, dans le 4e arrondissement de Paris. / Isolated tower in the center of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/3/2015

last visited: 2/3/2015

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World Heritage SitesWestland and Mount Cook National Parks - West Coast, New Zealand

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Westland Tai Poutini and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Parks form part of Te Wahipounamu South Westland World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: 2/2/2015

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World Heritage SitesAncient City of Nessebar, Bulgaria

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Ancient town and one of the major seaside resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Todak

location: Bulgaria

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (France)

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(fr) Le Val de Loire est un paysage culturel exceptionnel, comprenant des villes et villages historiques, de grands monuments architecturaux, des châteaux, des terres cultivées et la LoirE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragon Ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: 1/31/2015

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World Heritage SitesFortifications of Vauban (VILLEFRANCHE-DE-CONFLENT) - France

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The original town dates from 1098

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 12/12/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesWet Tropics of Queensland - Queensland, Australia

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This World Heritage Site comprises 280 miles of coastline with tropical rainforests between Townsville and Cooktown (among others).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 12/7/2014

last visited: 11/17/2014

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World Heritage SitesAït-Ben-Haddou, Morocco

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Mostly abandoned village in the South of Morocco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Morocco

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesÞingvellir National Park - Þingvellir, Iceland

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In addition to the amazing geology of the Park, this area is also believed to be where the Icelandic Parliament was founded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 12/1/2014

last visited: 1/23/2015

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World Heritage Sites[UNESCO] La vallée de la Loire [La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin]

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La vallée de la Loire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: 11/1/2014

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World Heritage SitesPergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape, Bergama, Turkey

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The ruins of Pergamon with the Temple of Trajan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Turkey

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHeart of Neolithic Orkney - Scotland, UK

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This World Heritage Site comprises Skara Brae, Maes Howe, the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stenness.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 12/14/2014

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World Heritage SitesOld and New Towns of Edinburgh - Scotland, UK

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Edinburgh offers a unique blend of architectural styles from different centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 1/26/2015

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World Heritage SitesLa Lonja de la Seda de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

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Late Gothic architecture used for trading in silk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesAbbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe - Saint Savin, France

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[FR] L’abbaye abrite un très bel ensemble de peintures murales romanes très complet, bien conservé et unique en Europe. [EN] The Romanesque church was begun in the mid-11th century and contains many beautiful 11th- and 12th-century murals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Pierre, Aulnay ID=868-068

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[FR] Elle a été édifiée sans doute au cours des années 1120-1140 à la demande des chanoines de Poitier. [EN] The Church of Saint-Pierre d'Aulnay is an important Medieval church on the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostelle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: 10/4/2014

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Eutrope, Saintes ID=868-065

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[FR] Fondée en 1081, elle honore saint Eutrope, martyr, premier évêque et évangélisateur de la région. [EN] Dedicated to the initial evangelizer and martyr of Saintes, the church was built by Benedictine monks and consecrated by Pope Urban II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLa citadelle et l’enceinte de Saint-Martin-de-Ré, France, ID=1283-010

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[FR] Conçue dans les moindres détails par Vauban, la place forte de Saint-Martin-de-Ré est unique. [EN] The Ré island has always been of strategic import, both for its safe anchorage and its supply capacities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 2/14/2015

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World Heritage SitesMonumental Earthworks of Poverty Point -- nr Pioneer LA

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Poverty Point was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 22 Jun 2014. When Blasters were there in Aug 2014, the plaque had not arrived yet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Ancien hôpital des Pèlerins, Pons ID=868-070

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[FR] Il fut érigé au XIIe siècle afin de servir de halte aux pèlerins en route vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. [EN] Pilgrims stopped at the Hôpital Neuf (New Hospital) founded in 1160 by Geoffroy III of Pons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesOld City of Salamanca, Spain

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The city with one of the oldest universities in Europe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 9/11/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesAntonine Wall (Frontiers of the Roman Empire) - Falkirk, Scotland

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The Antonine Wall was built nearly 2,000 years ago in the year 142. It is a stone and turf fortification built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland and represents the northernmost frontier barrier of the Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesUnesco Weltnaturerbe Wattenmeer - Germany

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Herzlich willkommen im Naturpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer. Welcome to the Natural Park of Lower Saxony Wadden Sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kishin

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/18/2014

last visited: 7/14/2012

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World Heritage SitesDessau Wörlitzer Gartenreich - Germany - ID=534

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Seit dem Jahr 2000 gehört das Gartenreich Dessau-Wörlitz zum Weltkulturerbe der UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team-Roter-Wolf

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 8/9/2014

last visited: never

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