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World Heritage SitesArrondissement historique du Vieux-Québec - Historic District of Old Québec - Québec (Québec)

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L'arrondissement historique du Vieux-Québec (135 hectares) comprend près de 1400 bâtiments construits à partir du XVIIe siècle. The Historic District of Old Québec (135 hectares) includes nearly 1,400 buildings built from the seventeenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: 7/27/2014

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World Heritage SitesYungang Grottoes

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The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi, PR China.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Megrim1888

location: China

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMajor Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels), Maison & Atelier Horta, Belgium, ID=1005-004

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The Maison et Atelier Horta responded to the professional and family needs of the architect, and were built in 1898-1901 on two lots in a fashionable district of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 9/5/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMajor Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels), Hôtel Tassel, Belgium, ID=1005-001

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The Hôtel Tassel can be considered the founding work of Art Nouveau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesGarrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications - Elvas, Portugal

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Elvas is a charming town near the border with Spain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 8/16/2008

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World Heritage SitesMajor Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels), Hôtel Solvay, Belgium, ID=1005-002

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The Hôtel Solvay is a large Art Nouveau town house designed by Victor Horta on the Avenue Louise in Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBan Chiang Archaeological Site—Udon Thani Province, Thailand

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An archaeological site in northern Thailand, that independently developed a settled agrarian society in south east Asia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge

location: Thailand

date approved: 8/25/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCuronian Spit / Kuršiu nerija (Lithuania)

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Beautiful and interesting habitats of Curonian spit, connecting unusual dune landscape and coastal lines with pictoresque human settlements was inscripted into UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Lithuania

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 8/13/2012

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World Heritage SitesVarberg Radio Station ~ Grimeton (SAQ)

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The Varberg radio station at Grimeton is an outstanding monument representing the process of development of communication technology after the First World War, and wass declared a World Heritag by UNESCO in 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ludde Lump

location: Halland, Sweden

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: 1/27/2014

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World Heritage SitesMedina of Marrakesh, Morocco

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This is the Medina of Marrakech in Morocco. It's the old town of Marrakech which is listed in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Morocco

date approved: 7/21/2012

last visited: 6/29/2014

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World Heritage SitesAgricultural Landscape of Southern Öland, Sweden

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The southern part of the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea is dominated by a vast limestone plateau - The Stora Alvaret - the largest alvar in Europe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kalmar, Sweden

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: 12/30/2012

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World Heritage SitesL'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre, Ukraine

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L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre is World Heritage site since 1998

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Ukraine

date approved: 7/5/2012

last visited: 5/22/2010

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World Heritage SitesVilnius Historic Centre, Lithuania

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The whole historic center of the capital city of Lithuania, Vilnius, it's an UNESCO World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Lithuania

date approved: 7/4/2012

last visited: 8/27/2006

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World Heritage SitesSurtsey Island - Iceland

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Surtsey Island is located in Iceland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Iceland

date approved: 7/3/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSelimiye Mosque and its Social Complex (Edirne - Turkey)

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Stunning Selimiye Mosque, surrounded by complex of another beautiful buildings with social fuctions, is not only the key architectonic monument of town Edirne, but also one of the world-best pieces of islamic architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Turkey

date approved: 7/2/2012

last visited: 12/14/2012

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World Heritage SitesCathedral of Echmiatsin (Armavir province - Armenia)

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Magnificent Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, the oldest state-built Christian church in the world, is the key part of "Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots" UNESCO World Heritage Site in Armenia...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 7/1/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Site of Zvartnots (Armavir province - Armenia)

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Ruin of the ancient cathedral of St. George, built between 643 and 652, is a second part of "Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots" UNESCO World Heritage Site in Armenia...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Armenia

date approved: 7/1/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBardejov Town Conservation Reserve, Slovakia

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The fortified town of Bardejov provides exceptionally well-preserved evidence of the economic and social structure of trading towns in medieval Central Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 6/6/2012

last visited: 5/18/2014

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World Heritage SitesKronborg Castle - Helsingor, Denmark

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Kronborg is a castle and star fortress in the town of Helsingør, Denmark. It is one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list on November 30, 2000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Denmark

date approved: 6/5/2012

last visited: 6/10/2014

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - église paroissiale Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Gavarnie (Haute Pyrénées) ID=868-057

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[FR] L’église est située en arrivant au village, sur la droite, le long de l’ancienne route de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. [EN] The church is situated to the right as one approaches the village, along the former route of Santiago de Compostella.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Basilique Saint-Just, Valcabrère, ID=868-047

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[FR] La basilique Saint-Just de Valcabrère est un édifice de style roman des XIe et XIIe siècles. [EN]The magnificent Saint-Just basilica of Valcabrère stands in a bucolic setting below the village of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 5/22/2012

last visited: 9/14/2009

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - ancienne cathédrale Notre-Dame Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, ID=868-043

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[FR] La construction de la cathédrale remonte aux environs de l'an 1100. [EN] The construction of the cathedral dates back to the year 1100.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 9/14/2009

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World Heritage SitesVat Phou—Champasak, Laos

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A major Khmer temple, tourist destination, and world heritage site in southern Laos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge

location: Laos

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesLuang Prabang City—Laos

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A popular tourist town, once the capital of the Laos kingdom of Lan Xang, now a World Heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge

location: Laos

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCanal du Midi (Ecluse de l'Océan), France

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[FR] Le canal du Midi est un canal français qui relie la Garonne à la mer Méditerranée. [EN] The Canal du Midi is a 240 km (150 mi) long canal in Southern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 5/16/2012

last visited: never

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