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Description:
A collection of World Heritage sites as defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
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Definition of a World Heritage site by UNESCO:
"Cultural heritage" is a monument, group of buildings or site of historical, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific, ethnological or anthropological value. "Natural heritage" designates outstanding physical, biological, and geological features; habitats of threatened plants or animal species and areas of value on scientific or aesthetic grounds or from the point of view of conservation.

The waymark must be found on UNESCO World Heritage list
Sites on proposal or tentative lists are not accepted.
Instructions for Posting a World Heritage Sites Waymark:
Upload a photo showing you and the target you visited, don't forget to enter the WGS-coordinates of that particular place. Include your GPSr and/or a World Heritage sign or yourself in a photo if possible.
Also required the UNESCO WH Reference number found at the WH web page
(eg. Ref: 404 is for Acropolis, Athens).

In case of multiple locations please post the full serial ID number.
Example: Struve Geodetic Arc has a reference number 1187 but the different locations spread so far from each others that you may publish a new waymark on each location.
Fuglenes, Norway, ID=1187-001
Rudi, Moldova, ID=1187-030
etc.
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Please upload at least one photo.
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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Saint-Étienne - Bourges, France

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[FR] La cathédrale a été inscrite en décembre 1992 sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO. [EN] The cathedral was added to the list of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRock Art of Alta - Alta, Finnmark, Norway

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Thousands of paintings and engravings near the Arctic Circle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesFlower Garden (Kvetná zahrada) - Kromeríž, Czech Republic

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Flower Garden ranks among the most significant gardening masterpieces worldwide and along with the Kromeriz' Chateau and its garden entered in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List in 1998.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Zlinsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/22/2015

last visited: 7/27/2015

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World Heritage SitesLandscape of Grand Pré - Grand Pré, NS

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Canada's newest World Heritage Site, officially created on June 30, 2012, The Landscape of Grand Pré encompasses the Grand Pré marshland and archaeological sites in the southern Minas Basin of Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSwiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch - Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMission San Antonio de Valero -- San Antonio TX

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One of five missions and a ranch that are grouped into the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage site, Mission San Antonio de Valero, also known as The Alamo, is internationally famed as a shrine to Texas liberty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 7/9/2015

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World Heritage SitesSan Antonio Missions -- San Antonio TX

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Five Spanish missions and a ranch property in and around San Antonio make up the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site. The Alamo is the most famous of these missions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 7/9/2015

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France- Pont du Diable Aniane/Saint-Jean-de-Fos, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, ID=868 - 033

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The Pont du Diable or Pont du Gour Noir at Saint-Jean-de-Fos is a double-arched stone bridge from the 11th century and is in the south of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France- ancienne abbatiale Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon,ID=868 - 034

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The Abbey of Saint-Gilles is a Benedictine monastery in Saint-Gilles, southern France. It is included in the UNESCO Heritage List, as part of the World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Abbey de Gellone - Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert - ID=868 - 032

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Well known abbey at the route "Camino de Santiago" in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesEssaouira, Morocco

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The Medina of Essaouira was included in the list of World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO in 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Morocco

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: 6/24/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Bridgetown - Barbados

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Barbados' capital city of Bridgetown and its Garrison is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since Saturday, June 25, 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Barbados

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage Sites[UNESCO] La vallée de la Loire [Sigloy]

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La vallée de la Loire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre, France

date approved: 3/7/2015

last visited: 7/5/2015

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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: 7/12/2015

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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 Regular Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/4/2015

last visited: 7/14/2014

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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 Regular Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/3/2015

last visited: 6/7/2015

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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: 8/29/2008

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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: 9/8/2009

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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: 4/4/2015

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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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