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Description:
A collection of World Heritage sites as defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
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Definition of a World Heritage site by UNESCO:
"Cultural heritage" is a monument, group of buildings or site of historical, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific, ethnological or anthropological value. "Natural heritage" designates outstanding physical, biological, and geological features; habitats of threatened plants or animal species and areas of value on scientific or aesthetic grounds or from the point of view of conservation.

The waymark must be found on UNESCO World Heritage list
Sites on proposal or tentative lists are not accepted.
Instructions for Posting a World Heritage Sites Waymark:
Upload a photo showing you and the target you visited, don't forget to enter the WGS-coordinates of that particular place. Include your GPSr and/or a World Heritage sign or yourself in a photo if possible.
Also required the UNESCO WH Reference number found at the WH web page
(eg. Ref: 404 is for Acropolis, Athens).

In case of multiple locations please post the full serial ID number.
Example: Struve Geodetic Arc has a reference number 1187 but the different locations spread so far from each others that you may publish a new waymark on each location.
Fuglenes, Norway, ID=1187-001
Rudi, Moldova, ID=1187-030
etc.
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World Heritage SitesBassin minier du Nord-Pas de Calais - Gare de Lens - Lens, France, ID=1360-067

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[EN] Lens station is a French railway station, located near the city center of Lens, sub-prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department. [FR] La gare de Lens est une gare ferroviaire française, située à proximité du centre-ville de Lens, sous-préfecture du département du Pas-de-Calais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 2/24/2020

last visited: 2/22/2020

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World Heritage SitesBassin minier du Nord-Pas de Calais - Maison syndicale - Lens, France, ID=1360-065

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[EN] High place of memory of the workers struggles of the miners of Pas-de-Calais. [FR] Haut lieu de mémoire des luttes ouvrières des mineurs du Pas-de-Calais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 2/23/2020

last visited: 2/22/2020

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World Heritage SitesBassin minier du Nord-Pas de Calais - Camus Haut - Annay-sous-Lens, France, ID=1360-051

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[EN] The tall camus appeared in 1954 and consisted of two habitable levels above a garage that could be converted into an additional bedroom. [FR] Les camus hauts apparaissent dès 1954 et se composent de deux niveaux habitables au-dessus d’un garage transformable éventuellement en chambre supplémentaire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 2/5/2020

last visited: 12/23/2019

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World Heritage SitesLagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems

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Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems. One of the three most extensive reef systems in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: New Caledonia

date approved: 2/5/2020

last visited: 2/8/2020

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi - Hesdin, France, ID=943-049

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[EN] The belfry of Hesdin is a quadrangular stone tower with a square base which rises on three levels of equal dimensions. [FR] Le beffroi d'Hesdin est une tour de pierre quadrangulaire de base carrée qui s'élève sur trois niveaux d'égales dimensions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 1/30/2020

last visited: 1/30/2020

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World Heritage SitesOld Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar - Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

date approved: 1/27/2020

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBeffroi de Gembloux - Gembloux - Belgique

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[F] Clocher de l’ancienne église Saint-Sauveur, rehaussé et aménagé pour servir à de nouvelles fonctions communale. [EN] Bell tower of the old Saint-Sauveur church, raised and fitted out to serve new communal functions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesThe 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright - Robie House, Chicago, IL

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The Frederick C. Robie House is one of eight geographically-dispersed Frank Lloyd Wright buildings that make up the World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesVan Nelle fabriek Rotterdam

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The former Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam the Netherland a fine example of the International style, build 1925.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MarkyMarkies

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCity of Valletta - Malta

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Valletta, Malta was founded in 1566. After the great Siege of 1565 Valletta was planned by architects Francesco Laparelli and Girolamo Cassar. The walled city has preserved its 16th century appearance making it a UNESCO World Heritage city.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Malta

date approved: 11/10/2019

last visited: 12/17/2019

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Lima - Lima, Peru

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In 1988, UNESCO declared the historic center of Lima a World Heritage Site for its originality and high concentration of historic monuments constructed in the time of Spanish presence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Peru

date approved: 11/8/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCity of Butrint - Butrint National Park, Albania

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preserved architectural remnants of the ancient city of Butrint located in the Butrint National Park, Albania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Albania

date approved: 11/4/2019

last visited: 10/26/2019

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World Heritage SitesThe Kaesong Koryo Museum - Kaesong, North Korea

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The The Kaesong Koryo Museum complex dates from the 17th Century and it's part of the Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: North Korea

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBeffroi de Thuin - Thuin - Belgique

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[FR] Tour médiévale de l'ancienne collégiale Saint-Théodard. [EN] Medieval tower of the former collegiate church of Saint-Théodard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 10/20/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCathedrale Sainte Marie - Oloron Sainte Marie, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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In the town center Dans le centre ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/29/2019

last visited: 1/4/2020

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World Heritage SitesRoyal Building of Mafra - Mafra, Portugal

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On 7 July 2019, the Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada) was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 9/23/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSantuário do Bom Jesus do Monte - Braga, Portugal

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Bom Jesus do Monte is a Portuguese sanctuary in Tenões, outside the city of Braga, in northern Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 9/23/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesResidences of the Royal House of Savoy - Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi - Nichelino, Italy

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The Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi (Italian: "The hunting residence of Stupinigi") is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy in northern Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesSacro Monte della Beata Vergine, Oropa, Italy, ID=1068-005

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This location is part of the series "Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy". The Sanctuary of Oropa is located at a height of 1,159 metres in a small valley of the Alpi Biellesi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCanadian Rocky Mountain Parks - Mount Robson, British Columbia

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Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site plaque is located at the Mount Robson Visitor Center just off the Yellowhead Hwy. You will need to turn north on Kinney Lake Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/20/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBelfries of Belgium and France - Beffroi - Rue, France, ID=943-054

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[EN] The belfry of Rue is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [FR] Le beffroi de Rue est un monument classé au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/20/2019

last visited: 8/20/2019

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World Heritage SitesPalazzo San Callisto - Roma, Italy

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Palazzo San Callisto is a baroque palace in Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere and an extraterritorial area of the Holy See in Italy. In 1990, the Palace was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage Register.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChemin Saint Jacques de Compostelle - Eglise Saint Hilaire - Melle, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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the church is a little behind the city center along the river. l'eglise est un peu en retrait du centre ville le long de la Riviere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 7/25/2019

last visited: 11/10/2019

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World Heritage SitesWeltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte - Völklingen, Saarland, Germany

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UNESCO Weltkulturerbe "Völklinger Hütte" / UNESCO World Heritage Site "Völklinger Hütte"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoMaulis

location: Saarland, Germany

date approved: 7/15/2019

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesFagus-Werk — Alfeld (Leine), Germany

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The Fagus Factory (German: Fagus-Werk) is an important example of early modern architecture. The factory, designed by Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, was constructed between 1911 and 1913, with additions and interiors completed in 1925

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 7/9/2019

last visited: never

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