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World Heritage SitesForte da Graça - Elvas, Portalegre, Portugal

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In the 18th century the Fort of Graça was constructed in response to the development of longer-range artillery, as well as four fortlets to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulohercules

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 8/16/2008

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World Heritage SitesGrube Messel

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Die Grube Messel wurde 1995 zum UNESCO-Weltnaturerbe ernannt | The Messel Pit was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: 7/23/2014

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World Heritage SitesWartburg Castle

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Die Wartburg gehört seit 1999 zum Weltkulturerbe | Since 1999 the Wartburg belongs to the world cultural heritage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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World Heritage SitesBergpark Wilhelmshöhe - Kassel

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Der Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel wurde am 23. Juni 2013 als UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe anerkannt | 23 June 2013, the mountain park Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 3/8/2015

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World Heritage SitesAachen Cathedral

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Der Aachener Dom gehört seit 1978 zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe | Since 1978 the Aachen cathedral belongs to the UNESCO world cultural heritage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 3/21/2015

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World Heritage SitesDinosaur Provincial Park - Alberta, Canada

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Southeastern Alberta, about 200 kilometres more or less straight east of Calgary is where one will find this World Heritage Site, in the badlands of the Red Deer River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2014

last visited: 1/7/2014

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World Heritage SitesUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - Northern Territory, Australia

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Uluru is an inselberg, literally "island mountain".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Northern Territory, Australia

date approved: 12/22/2013

last visited: 11/14/2014

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World Heritage Sites# 1273 - Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area - St. Michael tserkwa, Ladomirová, SK

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The Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area inscribed on the World Heritage List consist of two Roman Catholic, three Protestant and three Greek Orthodox churches built between the 16th and 18th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 5/2/2014

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World Heritage SitesTwyfelfontein, Namibia, Damaraland, Kunene Region

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Spectacular rock engravings in the desert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Namibia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/20/2013

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World Heritage SitesMount Etna - Sicily (Italy)

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Sicilian Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world in an almost constant state of activity, is also treasure of biodiversity and one of the most important European natural monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 9/23/2013

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World Heritage SitesCape Point, Table Moutain Natl Park, South Africa

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Cape Point (or Cape of Good Hope) is part of the World Heritage Site known as Table Mountain State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: 10/20/2014

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World Heritage SitesParc national de Miguasha - Miguasha National Park, Nouvelle, Québec

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Site fossilifère le plus exceptionnel du monde, le parc de Miguasha est située à Nouvelle, Québec. Considered to be the world's most outstanding illustration of the Devonian Period, Miguasha National Parc is located in Nouvelle, Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: 8/1/2001

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World Heritage SitesTown Walls - Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, Great Britain.

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Caernarfon Town Walls - A World Heritage Site - In the fortified town of Caernarfon are the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century, military architecture in Europe, as demonstrated through their completeness, & pristine state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: 7/20/2013

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World Heritage SitesSacro Monte della SS.Trinità, Ghiffa Verbania, Piedmont, Italy , ID=1068-007

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This location is part of the series "Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy". The Sacred Mountain of Ghiffa is a Roman Catholic devotional complex in the comune of Ghiffa, (Piedmont, northern Italy), overlooking the Lake Maggiore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSacro Monte del Rosario di Varese Varese, Lombardy, Italy, ID=1068-004

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This location is part of the series "Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy". The devotional complex is located in Parco del Campo dei Fiori 6km north of Varese. It consists of fourteen chapels that were constructed between 1604 and 1623.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRedwood National and State Parks

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Redwood National and State Parks consists of four north coast parks in California, where the world's tallest redwood trees, Sequoia Sempervirens, grow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2013

last visited: 9/24/2013

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World Heritage SitesGreat Smoky Mountain National Park

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Great Smoky Mountain National Park (WHS ID=259) covers portions of Cocke, Blount, and Sevier counties in eastern Tennessee plus parts of Swain and Haywood counties in western North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: 10/6/2014

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World Heritage SitesThe monumental area with the monastic complex of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia, Brescia, Italy, ID=1318-002

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This location is part of the series "Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 A.D.)". San Salvatore (or Santa Giulia) is a former monastery in Brescia, Lombardy, northern Italy, now turned into a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesUniversidade de Coimbra - Coimbra, Portugal

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The University of Coimbra is a Portuguese public university in Coimbra, Portugal. Established in 1290, it is one of the oldest universities in continuous operation in the world, the oldest university of Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Coimbra, Portugal

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 12/15/2013

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Sainte-Cécile d'Albi

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Albi Cathedral, formally the Cathedral of Saint Cecilia, is the most important religious building in Albi, southern France, and the seat of the Archbishop of Albi. First building as a fortress begun in 1287 and was under construction for 200 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: 4/30/2005

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World Heritage SitesLandscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture — Portugal

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The Pico Island landscape reflects a unique response to viniculture on a small volcanic island and one that has been evolving since the arrival of the first settlers in the 15th century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee - Israel

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The Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and Western Galilee include the two most holy places in the Bahá’í religion associated with the founders, the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh in Acre and the Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, together with their surrounding gardens, associated buildings and monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesJewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica, Trebíc, Czech republic

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The ensemble of the Jewish Quarter, the old Jewish cemetery and the Basilica of St Procopius in Trebíc are reminders of the co-existence of Jewish and Christian cultures from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: 8/17/2014

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World Heritage SitesPaphos Archaeological Park, Nea Pathos, Cyprus

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Paphos Archaeological Park contains many mosaics and other ruins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: Cyprus

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: 1/12/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Area of Willemstad, Curacao

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Willemstad is the capital of the island of Curacao, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Four of its historic districts were placed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1997.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Curacao

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 11/4/2014

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