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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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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 -

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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: never

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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: never

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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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World Heritage SitesWorld Heritage Statue - Baja California Sur, Mexico

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Date of inscription was in 2005, with minor modifications in 207 and 2911. this vast area includes , the Mexican States of, the state of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinalea, and Nayarit. the total area is 1,837,194 hectares.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb

location: Baja California Sur, Mexico

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesJoya de Ceren'n Archaeological Site - El Salvador

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According to historical records, approximately 1400 years ago, this village was covered by ash from the Loma Caldera Volcano which covered an area of approximately 20KM2.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb

location: El Salvador

date approved: 1/25/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCanal du midi, Les Écluses de Fonserannes, Béziers, France

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[FR] Le canal du Midi relie Toulouse à la mer Méditerranée. Depuis 1996 il est inscrit au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. [EN] The Canal du Midi connects Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea. Since 1996 is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 1/16/2017

last visited: 1/16/2017

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World Heritage SitesLe Bassin minier Nord-Pas de Calais, France

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[EN] The Nord-Pas de Calais mining area is one of the Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. [FR] Le Bassin minier du Nord-Pas de Calais fait partie du millier de biens inscrits sur la Liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale de Chartres, France, ID=81

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[EN] The Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral is one of the first monuments to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 [FR] La cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres est un des premiers monuments classés au patrimoine mondial par l'UNESCO en 1979

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Centre, France

date approved: 1/2/2017

last visited: 7/28/2016

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de ville de d'Aire-sur-la-Lys, France, ID=943-044

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[EN] The Aire-sur-la-Lys belfry is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/21/2016

last visited: 12/22/2016

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de Bruges, Belgique, ID=943-004

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 12/21/2016

last visited: 7/9/2012

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de ville de Boulogne-sur-mer, France, ID=943-047

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[EN] The Boulogne-sur-Mer belfry is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi de Boulogne-sur-mer est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/19/2016

last visited: 12/18/2016

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de ville de Calais, France, ID=943-048

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[EN] The belfry of Calais is a monument classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi de Calais est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/19/2016

last visited: 2/2/2017

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World Heritage SitesLe Beffroi de Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, France.

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 5/31/2016

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World Heritage SitesLe Beffroi de Bergues, Nord, France.

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 8/2/2015

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World Heritage SitesChemin de pélerinage de Saint-Jacques de Compostelle - UNESCO 868- Tours, Centre

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[FR] Les chemins de pèlerinage de St-Jacques-de-Compostelle sont des itinéraires permettant de se rendre près du tombeau de St Jacques le Majeur. [EN] The routes of pilgrimage of Santiago de Compostela allowing to go near St Jacques le Majeur's grave

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tromel

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/8/2016

last visited: 3/14/2017

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 - Saint-Cyr sur Loire, Centre

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La commune de Saint-Cyr sur Loire est classée au patrimoine mondial de l'humanité pour ses paysages de bord de Loire exceptionnels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tromel

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: 2/16/2017

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 - Rochecorbon, Centre

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La commune de Rochecorbon est classée au patrimoine mondial de l'humanité pour ses paysages de bord de Loire exceptionnels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tromel

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/27/2016

last visited: 1/21/2017

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World Heritage SitesLa citadelle Vauban de Mont-Louis - France

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Sur son promontoire, la Citadelle est l'élément de défense de la place forte de Mont-Louis.Dès sa création en 1679 elle a vocation militaire. On a promontory, the Citadel is the defense element of the stronghold of Mont-Louis since 1679.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/27/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesEtruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia, Italy

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Etruscan cemeteries from the 9th to the 1st century BCE with outstanding wall paintings in Tarquinia, Lazio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape / Lednicko-valtický areál - South Moravia (Czech Republic)

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Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site, located in the South Moravia region of the Czech Republic close to Austrian and Slovakian borders, is a prominent example of fruitful architecture, agriculture, history and nature synthesis...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: 11/8/2016

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World Heritage SitesBelfort van Sint-Truiden - Limburg / Belgium

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Stadhuis and Bell Tower in Sint-Truiden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesStruve Geodetic Arc - PORLOM II, Lapinjärvi, Finland

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PORLOM II on Tornikallio is one of the six Struve Geodetic Arc locations in Finland that has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mikkozzz

location: Finland

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: 6/25/2016

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