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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.

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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 SitesLe beffroi de Charleroi - Charleroi - Belgique

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[FR] Beffroi Carolo fortement marqué par le style «Art déco». [EN] Carolo belfry strongly marked by the "Art Deco" style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 10/24/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesAmfiteatre de Tarragona - España

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El anfiteatro de Tarraco es un edificio romano construido muy cerca del mar, tras la muralla de la ciudad de Tarraco, capital de la provincia romana Hispania Citerior Tarraconensis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 10/21/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesShirakawa-go - Ogimachi, Japan

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Shirakawa-go (Japanese, the village of the White River) is a collection of villages located in central Japan in the Shokawa Valley, north of the city of Nagoya in the south of Toyama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Gifu, Japan

date approved: 10/7/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesPrehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - Hauterive, NE, Switzerland

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The Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps became an UNESCO UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011. They are a series of 111 sites spread over six countries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage Sites85 -Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley - Périgord, FRA

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Birthplace of Mankind in the Vézère Valley Lieu de naissance de l'humanité dans la vallée du Vézère

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLe beffroi de Namur, Wallonie, Belgium

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[EN] The Namur Belfry, It’s one of 56 Belfries in Belgium and France classified as UNESCO World Heritage sites --- [FR] Le Beffroi de Namur, est un des 56 Beffrois de Belgique et de France classés au patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Michaelfiles

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 7/30/2018

last visited: 7/27/2018

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Saint-Lizier - Saint-Lizier

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Première cathédrale du village de Saint-Lizier avec son cloître roman, rare en Occitanie et le seul en Ariège.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 09Naturel

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/28/2018

last visited: 6/28/2018

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World Heritage SitesCollégiale Notre-Dame-en-Vaux - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Châlons-en-Champagne, France, ID=868-030

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[EN] It is a jewel of Romanesque and Gothic art harmoniously intertwined, its elegant facade is flanked by two Romanesque towers. [FR] Elle est un joyau de l'art roman et gothique harmonieusement mêlés, son élégante façade est flanquée de deux tours romanes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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World Heritage SitesBasilique Notre-Dame - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - L'Epine, France, ID=868-029

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[EN] The Basilica of Our Lady of the Thorn is located in a small village of 600 inhabitants, it is a major masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic style. [FR]La basilique Notre-Dame de l'Épine est située dans un petit village de 600 habitants, c'est un chef-d'œuvre majeur du style gothique flamboyant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: 6/1/2018

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World Heritage SitesLes Causses et les Cévennes - Mostuéjouls (L'Aveyron), France

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[FR] Les Causses et les Cévennes sont deux territoires du Massif central méridional, en France. [EN] The Causses and the Cévennes region is mountainous with numerous narrow valleys, making conditions but well-suited for pastoralism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesUNESCO - Vallée de la Loire - Olivet

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Depuis le 28 octobre 2011, la ville d’Olivet est inscrite au périmètre « Val de Loire » du patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member polaris45

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 5/27/2018

last visited: 8/12/2018

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World Heritage SitesEglise Notre-Dame-du-Port - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Clermont-Ferrand, France, ID=868-020

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[FR] La basilique Notre-Dame-du-Port est une église collégiale de facture romane. [EN] The Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port is a Romanesque basilica, formerly a collegiate church, in the Port quarter of Clermont-Ferrand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesKarolingisches Westwerk und Civitas Corvey – Höxter, NRW, Germany

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Corvey ist am 21. Juni 2014 von der UNESCO als Weltkulturerbe ausgezeichnet worden. Corvey was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage on June 21, 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/23/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBelfort met Lakenhal (Beffroi / Halle-aux-Draps) - Ieper, Belgium - ID=943-010

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[EN] The Cloth Hall, Belfry and Town Hall complex is located to the northwest of the imposing Grand'Place. [FR]Le complexe halle aux draps, beffroi et hôtel de ville est implanté au nord-ouest de l'imposante Grand'Place. [B] De Lakenhal, het Belfort en het stadhuiscomplex liggen ten noordwesten van de imposante Grand'Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: 5/12/2018

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World Heritage SitesBassin minier du Nord-Pas de Calais - Chevalement du Vieux-Deux - Marles-les-Mines, France, ID=1360-100

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[EN] The Chevalement du Vieux 2, a remnant of the No. 2 pit of the Compagnie de Marles, is the only headframe in the region of Bethune-Bruay still preserved. [FR] Le Chevalement du Vieux 2, vestige de la fosse n°2 de la Compagnie de Marles, est le seul chevalement de la région de Béthune-Bruay encore préservé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 3/14/2017

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World Heritage SitesMedina of Tunis - Tunisia

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Medina of Tunis in Tunisia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Tunisia

date approved: 4/13/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesUNESCO Weltkulturerbe - Speicherstadt, Kontorhausviertel, Chile-Haus - Hamburg, Germany

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[GER] UNESCO Weltkulturerbe - Speicherstadt, Kontorhausviertel, Chile-Haus - Hamburg, Germany [ENG] UNESCO World Cultural Heritage - Speicherstadt, Kontorhausviertel, Chile-Haus - Hamburg, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 4/10/2018

last visited: 7/2/2018

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World Heritage SitesFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

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World Heritage SitesVia Lemovicensis - Chemin de St Jacques, UNESCO 868

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La Via Lemovicensis était le principal "chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France" / Via Lemovicensis was the main route to "Santiago de Compostela in France"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AirV

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana - UNESCO 1371 - Escorca, , Islas Baleares, España

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The communes of Escorca and Lluc are registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville - Bailleul, France, ID=943-034

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[EN] The Belfry of Bailleul Town Hall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville de Bailleul est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 1/30/2018

last visited: 1/30/2018

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World Heritage SitesSpringbrook National Park Natural Bridge section - QLD - Australia

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The Springbrook National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia and part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/30/2018

last visited: 1/30/2018

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Beaumont-en-Véron, Centre, France)

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[FR] La commune de Beaumont-en-Véron est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Beaumont-en-Véron is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/8/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Site of Olympia - Greece

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Ancient Olympia, site of the first Olympic games in 776 B.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Greece

date approved: 1/6/2018

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Souzay-Champigny, Centre, France)

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[FR] La commune de Souzay-Champigny est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Souzay-Champigny is registered in the UNESCO patrimony in the perimeter of the Loire Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 12/26/2017

last visited: never

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