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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: 2/16/2012

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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: 6/3/2013

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World Heritage SitesCliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)

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The Cliff of Bandiagara in the Dogon Valley, Mali, West-Africa

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dirkjogt

location: Mali

date approved: 7/14/2011

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesOld Towns of Djenné

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The town of Djenné in Mali, West-Africa

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dirkjogt

location: Mali

date approved: 7/14/2011

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesDie Dolomiten - Bletterbach Schlucht

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Die geologisch interessante Bletterbach-Schlucht ist seit 2009 'World Heritage Site' der UNESCO. / The Bletterbach canyon and its interesting geological features have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Trentino–Alto Adige , Italy

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBotallack Mine, nr St Just, Cornwall

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Botallack Mine is part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage site and situated in the St Just Mining District which is north of Land's End in the far west of Cornwall. This mine is one of the most ancient mines in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sir Lose-a-lot

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/10/2011

last visited: 6/10/2011

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso - Chile

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Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso: World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Chile

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: 3/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua

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Inhabited since the 2nd century A.D., Quirigua had become during the reign of Cauac Sky (723–84) the capital of an autonomous and prosperous state. The ruins of Quirigua contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and an impressive series of carve

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member montegas

location: Guatemala

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 3/16/2013

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World Heritage SitesPalau de la Música Catalana - Barcelona, Spain

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The Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 3/7/2014

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World Heritage SitesPalau Güell - Barcelona, Spain

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The Palau Güell is a mansion in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí for the Catalan industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 10/20/2013

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World Heritage SitesTemple of Heaven

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The Temple of Heaven, founded in the first half of the 15th century symbolizes the relationship between earth and heaven – the human world and God's world – which stands at the heart of Chinese cosmogony, and also the special role played by emperors within that relationship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: China

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 10/29/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn

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Old Town Tallinn is a remarkably well-preserved medieval town that was a significant part of the Hanseatic League.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Estonia

date approved: 5/17/2011

last visited: 8/7/2011

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World Heritage SitesThe Trulli of Alberobello, Italy

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Distinctive trulli buildings of Alberobello - World Heritage Site

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Puglia, Italy

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 10/22/2012

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World Heritage SitesStudley Royal Park, United Kingdom

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Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2011

last visited: 4/20/2013

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World Heritage SitesCastle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork - Malbork, Poland

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Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the world, by area. The castle was founded in 1274 by the Teutonic Knights who used it as their headquarters to help defeat Polish enemies and rule their own northern Baltic territories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Pomorskie, Poland

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: 6/19/2013

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World Heritage SitesRhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes - Grisons, Switzerland

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The Albula and the Bernina line offer many breathtaking views, nature, culture and history. It was registered as a world heritage site in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 4/5/2011

last visited: 9/5/2013

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World Heritage SitesRideau Canal World Heritage Site

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A highlight of winter in Ottawa is the Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink. The date of inscription as a Unesco Heritage site is 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sakidoo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/28/2011

last visited: 4/21/2014

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World Heritage SitesHimeji-jo Castle, a World Heritage - Himeji Japan

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Himeji Castle, the largest castle in Japan is currently undergoing restoration work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Hyogo, Japan

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 10/7/2008

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World Heritage SitesLubenice - Croatia

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Lubenice is an ancient fort city on the island of Cres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Waupe

location: Croatia

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: 4/17/2011

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World Heritage SitesGreat Smoky Mountains National Park - Newfound Gap

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a major North American refuge of temperate zone flora and fauna with exceptional natural beauty with undisturbed, virgin forest including the largest block of virgin red spruce remaining on earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/17/2011

last visited: 7/30/2013

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World Heritage SitesUniversity of Virginia

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The University of Virginia is listed jointly with Monticello as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ljparr

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2011

last visited: 7/14/2012

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World Heritage SitesCity of Safranbolu

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From the 13th century to the advent of the railway in the early 20th century, Safranbolu was an important caravan station on the main East–West trade route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/1/2011

last visited: 9/25/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Mosque City of Bagerhat, Bangladesh

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Old town of Bagerhat with two groups of archaeological remains: surviving buildings and non-descript type of structural buildings. The most famous of them all is the Mosque of 60 domes or Mosque of Shait Gumbad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Bangladesh

date approved: 2/6/2011

last visited: 1/26/2011

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World Heritage SitesAncient Ad Dir'iyah in Saudi Arabia

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The first capital of the Saudi Dynasty, in the middle of the Arabian Penisula, north-west of Riyadh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Saudi Arabia

date approved: 2/3/2011

last visited: 5/20/2011

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World Heritage SitesPrehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde

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The two Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley (Portugal) and Siega Verde (Spain), consisting of rocky cliffs carved by fluvial erosion and embedded in an isolated rural landscape, have been engraved over several millennia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Guarda, Portugal

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 10/6/2011

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