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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 SitesVal de Loire - UNESCO 933 (Fontevraud l'Abbaye, Pays de la Loire, France)

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[FR] La commune de Fontevraud l'Abbaye est inscrite au patrimoine de l'UNESCO dans le périmètre du Val de Loire. [EN] The commune of Fontevraud l'Abbaye 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: 11/19/2017

last visited: never

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/19/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi - Gravelines, France, ID=943-041

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[EN] The Belfry was first built in 1608, rebuilt between 1822 and 1827, and was listed as a historic monument in 1948. [FR] Le Beffroi a été construit une première fois en 1608, reconstruit entre 1822 et 1827, il a été inscrit au titre des monuments historiques en 1948.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 11/14/2017

last visited: 11/14/2017

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville - Dunkerque , France, ID=943-040

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 11/12/2017

last visited: 11/12/2017

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’église Saint-Eloi - Dunkerque , France, ID=943-039

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 11/11/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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World Heritage SitesChurch of the Holy Spirit / Kostol Ducha Svätého - Žehra (North-East Slovakia)

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Unique late Romanesque Church of the Holy Spirit (Kostol Ducha Svätého), built in 1245–1275, is a separate and distant part of UNESCO World heritage site "Levoca, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Košický kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 11/2/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesStiftsbezirk St. Gallen - St. Gallen, SG, Switzerland

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The Convent of St. Gallen is a former imperial abbey with one of the richest and oldest libraries of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 10/26/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLa basilique Saint-Apollinaire-le-Neuf (Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo) - Ravenna, Italy - ID=788

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[EN]Saint-Apollinaire-le-Neuf Basilica was built at the beginning of the 6th century. [FR]La basilique Saint-Apollinaire-le-Neuf fût construite au début du VIe siècle. [I]La Basilica di Saint-Apollinaire-le-Neuf fu costruita all'inizio del VI secolo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 10/19/2017

last visited: 5/22/2014

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World Heritage SitesVal de Loire - Chécy, France - ID=933

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[EN] Chécy is a French commune located in the department of Loiret in Center-Loire region. [FR] Chécy est une commune française située dans le département du Loiret en région Centre-Val de Loire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/16/2017

last visited: 9/25/2017

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World Heritage SitesThe Forth Bridge - Queensferry, Edinburgh.

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Iconic cantilever railway bridge crossing the Firth of Forth, north-west of the city of Edinburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesEglise prieurale Sainte-Croix-Notre-Dame - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - La Charité-sur-Loire, France, ID=868-024

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[FR] Le prieuré Notre-Dame de La Charité-sur-Loire, est un prieuré bénédictin dont la charte de fondation remonte à 1059. [EN] In the 12th century the huge “Notre Dame” Church was the second largest in Christendom after Cluny.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/26/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLes climats du vignoble de Bourgogne - Beaune, France, ID=1425-001

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[FR] Depuis le 4 juillet 2015, les Climats du vignoble de Bourgogne ont rejoint la Liste du Patrimoine mondial. [EN] Since 4th July 2015, The Climats, vineyards of Burgundy, are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/20/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLes climats du vignoble de Bourgogne - Dijon, France, ID=1425-002

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[FR] Le centre historique de la ville de Dijon est inscrit depuis le 4 juillet 2015 au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. [EN] The historical centre of the city of Dijon has been registered since July 4, 2015 as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesGeorge Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site 1223 - Penang, Malaysia.

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On 7 July 2008, Melaka and George Town were fêted as Malaysia's newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This is the first time that cultural sites in Malaysia have been inscribed into Unesco's prestigious World Heritage Listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Malaysia

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: 7/12/2017

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World Heritage SitesHistoric town-centre of Levoca / Historické centrum mesta Levoca (North-East Slovakia)

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Historic centre of town Levoca, unique thanks to its preserved complex of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque monuments, is a part of UNESCO World heritage site "Levoca, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLaurissilva (Laurel Forest) - Madeira, Portugal, ID=934

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Laurisilva of Madeira

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Arquipélago da Madeira, Portugal

date approved: 6/3/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau - Reims, France - ID=601-002

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[EN] The old Saint-Rémi Abbey of Reims now houses the magnificent collections of the city's historical museum. [FR] L'ancienne abbaye Saint-Rémi de Reims abrite aujourd'hui les magnifiques collections du musée historique de la ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Champagne-Ardenne, France

date approved: 5/22/2017

last visited: 5/1/2017

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de Saint-Riquier, France, ID=943-055

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: 5/21/2017

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: 9/24/2017

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World Heritage SitesTel Megiddo - Israel

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The Biblical Tel-Megiddo has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Israel

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesOld City of Akkon, Israel

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The Old City of Akkon (Acre) has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Israel

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesAntequera Dolmens Site, Spain

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Ancient remains in Andalucia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChampagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars - Avenue de Champagne - Epernay, France - ID=1465-012

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[EN] The avenue of Champagne is one of the main axes of the city of Epernay, often considered its "most prestigious way" [FR]L’avenue de Champagne est un des principaux axes de la ville d’Épernay, souvent considérée comme sa "plus prestigieuse voie"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Champagne-Ardenne, France

date approved: 5/9/2017

last visited: 5/1/2017

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World Heritage SitesPingyao Ancient City - China

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At the posted coordinates, you will find an inscribed plate (around 1 sq meter), at ground level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Mana*

location: China

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: never

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: never

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