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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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Regular 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 Premium 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: 8/24/2013

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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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World Heritage SitesMonastic Island / Klosterinsel Reichenau

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Die Insel Reichenau im Bodensee gehört seit 2000 zum UNESCO-Welterbe. / The island of Reichenau in Lake Constance is UNESCO world heritage since 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Quarter, Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

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Founded by the Portuguese in 1680 on the Río de la Plata, the city was of strategic importance in resisting the Spanish.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Uruguay

date approved: 3/20/2013

last visited: 11/21/2014

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World Heritage SitesTel Be'er Sheva - Israel

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Tel Be'er Sheva is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and west of the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBirthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route - Bethlehem, Palestine

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The Church of the Nativity is situated 10 km south of Jerusalem on the site identified by Christian tradition as the birthplace of Jesus since the 2nd century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Palestine

date approved: 2/24/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesGeghard Monastery (Kotayk province - Armenia)

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Medieval Geghard Monastery, famous for its churches and halls carved in the rocks, is one of the most visited historic monuments of Armenia and also is listed in UNESCO World Heritage List...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 2/15/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSanahin Monastery (Lori province - Armenia)

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Sanahin Monastery, situated high above the Debet gorge in Lori province, is a second half of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin" comprising two important examples of the medieval ecclesiastic Armenian architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 2/15/2013

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHaghpat Monastery (Lori province - Armenia)

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Haghpat Monastery (Lori Province, North Armenia), a half of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin", is one of the most beautiful examples of traditional medieval ecclesiastic Armenian architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 2/15/2013

last visited: never

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