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World Heritage SitesJongmyo Shrine

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"Jongmyo is the oldest and most authentic of the Confucian royal shrines to have been preserved." - World Heritage citation

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 12/6/2011

last visited: 12/5/2011

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World Heritage SitesRoyal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty - Jeongneung Cluster

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Samneung Park contains two Royal Tombs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 12/4/2011

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World Heritage SitesHistoric centre in Riga

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Sign

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Edgars Laicans

location: Latvia

date approved: 11/25/2011

last visited: 5/25/2014

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World Heritage SitesPenínsula Valdés - Patagonia, Argentina

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The Valdés Península is an important nature reserve which was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Argentina

date approved: 11/7/2011

last visited: 1/25/2011

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World Heritage SitesLos Glaciares National Park - Santa Cruz, Argentina

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Los Glaciares National Park in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina was declared a World Heritage Site in October 1981 by UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Argentina

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 11/30/2009

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World Heritage SitesIguazu National Park - Misiones, Argentina

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Iguazu National Park in the Misiones province of Argentina was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 by UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Argentina

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 6/3/2014

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World Heritage SitesAlatornio Church - Struve Geodetic Arc

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Bell tower of the Alatornio Church was used as Struve Geodetic Arc point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HeViKanit

location: Finland

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 8/4/2013

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World Heritage SitesPetäjävesi Old Church

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Old Church in Petäjävesi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HeViKanit

location: Finland

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 7/13/2014

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World Heritage SitesOld Rauma

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The Old Town of Rauma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HeViKanit

location: Finland

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 10/20/2013

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World Heritage SitesBronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

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Bronze age burial site in Lappi, Rauma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HeViKanit

location: Finland

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 7/22/2014

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World Heritage SitesVerla Groundwood and Board Mill

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The Verla groundwood and board mill museum in Jaala, Kouvola.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HeViKanit

location: Finland

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 11/16/2013

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World Heritage SitesKathmandu Valley

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The seven locations include the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Bauddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Nepal

date approved: 10/14/2011

last visited: 9/28/2008

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World Heritage SitesWestminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church - London, UK

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This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers an area of London where the buildings are probably known to people throughout the world such as Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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World Heritage SitesAthabasca Glacier, World Heritage Site, Alberta, Canada

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The fascinating and accessible Athabasca Glacier is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks and is a World Heritage Site, as this plaque proclaims.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 7/14/1995

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World Heritage SitesBurgess Shale, near Field, British Columbia, Canada

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The Burgess Shale was added to the World Heritage list in 1980. The site is located inside the Yoho National Park, part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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World Heritage SitesLake Louise, part of The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Alberta, Canada

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A large, official "World Heritage Site" monument is located at Lake Louise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: 7/14/1985

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World Heritage SitesNotre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai - Belgium

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Begun in the 12th century on even older foundations, the building combines the work of three design periods with striking effect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de Tournai, Belgium, ID=943-032

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The belfry (French: beffroi) of Tournai, Belgium, is a freestanding bell tower of medieval origin, 72 metres in height with a 256-step stairway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de Ville de Loos, (Nord) France, ID=943-043

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[FR] Le beffroi se rattache au style néo-flamand présent en Flandre et en Hollande. [EN] The belfy of Loos was built by Louis Cordonnier in 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’église St-Martin de Cambrai, France, ID=943-036

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[FR] C'est en 1395 que Cambrai obtint définitivement de l'empereur Venceslas l'autorisation de posséder un beffroi. [EN] Originally part of a church that no longer stands, the belfry is one of the most impressive pieces of architecture in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 11/11/2014

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de Ville de Lille, (Nord) France, ID=943-042

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[FR] Le beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville de Lille, inauguré en 1932, est le plus haut de la région Nord-Pas-de-Calais. [EN] When it was inaugurated, this was the highest reinforced concrete tower in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 7/8/2014

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World Heritage SitesWieskirche in Bavaria, Germany

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The Wieskirche, in the foothills of the Alps, is plain outside but inside is a real Rococo treasure trove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arkhan

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/30/2011

last visited: 10/6/2011

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World Heritage SitesFortifications of Vauban, La citadelle d’Arras

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[FR] Surnommée "la belle inutile", la citadelle dArras, fut construite selon les plans de Vauban entre 1668 et 1672.[EN] Built between 1668 and 1672, the Citadel was rapidly nicknamed 'the beautiful useless'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 2/16/2012

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi de l’Hôtel de Ville d’Arras, ID=943-045

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[FR] Le beffroi d'Arras est un beffroi bâti sur la place des Héros à Arras. Du haut de ses 77 mètres, il domine la ville. [EN] Inspired by the Gothic style, the 75 metres tall belfry of Arras overlooks the Place des Héros.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 7/27/2011

last visited: 7/8/2014

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World Heritage SitesThe Cathedral of St James in Šibenik

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A gothic-renaissance cathedral in center of Šibenik city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus

location: Croatia

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 8/21/2014

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