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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 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: never

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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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World Heritage SitesFrontiers of the Roman Empire - Watchtower 1/1 - Bad Hönningen - RLP - Germany

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Watchtower 1/1 of Frontiers of the Roman Empire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933, Villandry, Centre, France

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FR/Le village de Villandry, fait partie du Val de Loire, classé au patrimoine mondial de l'Humanité, sous la référence UNESCO 933. EN/The village of Villandry, part of the Loire Valley, a World Heritage site, under reference UNESCO 933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kickeux

location: Centre, France

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: 6/20/2016

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World Heritage SitesSilk Road @ Big Wild Goose Pagoda - #1442 - Xi'an, China

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The Silk Road includes many individual sites including this historic pagoda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: China

date approved: 6/15/2016

last visited: 10/10/1995

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - Unesco 933 - La ville aux Dames, Centre France

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FR/La Ville-aux-Dames est située sur le territoire du Val de Loire, classé depuis 2000 au patrimoine mondial de l'Humanité - UNESCO. EN/La Ville-aux-Dames is located in the territory of the Loire Valley, classified since 2000 as World Heritage of Humanity - UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kickeux

location: Centre, France

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: 6/13/2016

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World Heritage SitesThe Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera - Matera, Italy

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Known as "la Città Sotterranea" (the Subterranean City), Matera is well known for its historical center called "Sassi", considered World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1993, along with the Park of the Rupestrian Churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basilicata, Italy

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesThe Sanctuary of San Michele - Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy, ID = 1318-007

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This location is part of the series "Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 A.D.)". The Sanctuary of Monte Sant'Angelo sul Gargano, sometimes called simply Monte Gargano, is a Catholic sanctuary on Mount Gargano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Puglia, Italy

date approved: 5/22/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChurch of Peace to Holy Trinity in Swidnica - Poland

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The Church is one of the main attractions in Siliesia, the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe and is located since 2001 on the World Heritage list of UNESCO (together with the Church of Peace in Jawor).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member I2vecchi

location: Dolnośląskie, Poland

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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World Heritage SitesCastel del Monte - Italy

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Castel del Monte is a 13th-century citadel and castle situated in Andria in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It stands on a promontory, where it was constructed during the 1240s by the Emperor Frederick II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Puglia, Italy

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage Sites203/203bis Grande saline de Salins-les-Bains à Arc et Senans, Franche Comté, France

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De la grande saline de Salins-les-Bains à la saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans, la production du sel ignigène / From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Town of Saint George - Bermuda

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Historic Town of Saint George, ID = 983-001, is located in St. George Parish in Bermuda.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Bermuda

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesOberharzer Wasserregal, Germany

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The Upper Harz Water Regale is one of the largest and most important historic mining water management systems in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 8/14/2016

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World Heritage SitesUNESCO Kastell Saalburg, Bad Homburg, Germany

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Die Saalburg wurde von den Römern erbaute. Sie ist Teil des Limes, der 2005 zum UNESCO Welterbe erklärt wurde. *** The Roman Saalburg has been fully reconstructed. It is part of the Limes, which is part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire (UNESCO).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/26/2016

last visited: 7/2/2009

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World Heritage SitesPrähistorische Pfahlbauten - Uhldingen, BW, Germany

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Under the designation "Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps" declared the UNESCO this site of prehistoric pile dwellings to a World Heritage, located in Uldingen-Mühlhofen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/24/2016

last visited: 4/1/2016

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World Heritage SitesAtlantic Forest SouthEast Reverves-Intervales Park, Brazi

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Intervales State Park is part of the Atlantic Forest Biological Reserve, a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: 5/13/2016

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World Heritage SitesAmber Fort - Amber, Rajasthan, India

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Built in 1592, the Amber (or Amer) Fort, situated in Amber, 11 kilometers from Jaipur, is one of the most famous forts of Rajasthan. It is a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChittorgarh Fort - Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India

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Chittorgarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. The fort, popularly known as Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is today situated in Chittorgarh. It is a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/15/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesJaisalmer Fort - Rajasthan, India

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Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest fortifications in the world. It is situated in the city of Jaisalmer, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMaulbronn Monastery Complex - Maulbronn, Germany

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Seit 1993 gehört die mittelalterliche Kolsteranlage zum Weltkulturerbe der UNESCO. / Maulbronn Monastery founded in 1147 is the best-preserved medieval monastery complex in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/2/2015

last visited: 5/5/2016

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World Heritage SitesSacro Monte Calvario - Domodossola, Piemonte, Italy

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The stations of the Cross on the Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola a series of 17th century chapels up to the sanctuary on the summit and one of the nine Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRila Monastery - Rila, Bulgaria

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This monastery was established in the year 927...and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bulgaria

date approved: 10/28/2015

last visited: 6/1/2015

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World Heritage SitesSacred City of Caral-Supe -- Barranca, Peru

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The sacred city of Caral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the most ancient cities in the Americas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Peru

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: 7/4/2015

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World Heritage SitesBoyana Church - Sofia, Bulgaria

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A UNESCO Heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bulgaria

date approved: 10/16/2015

last visited: 10/5/2015

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