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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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Image for Monastery of the Hieronymites / Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Lisboaview gallery

SWSW1.4 km

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World Heritage SitesMonastery of the Hieronymites / Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Lisboa

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In 1496 the King D. Manuel I makes a request to build a Monastery in the Tagus banks to the holy church. In 1501 the works began and one century later they were completed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 11/19/2019

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SWSW2.4 km

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World Heritage SitesBelem Tower / Torre de Belem - Lisboa

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Belém Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a fortified tower located in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 3/24/2019

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NWNW19.6 km

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World Heritage Sites Cultural Landscape of Sintra

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Sintra is one of those magical places where man and nature come together in a perfect symbiosis, as if wishing to leave us in a state leave of permanent surprise, enraptured by the beauty of their joint efforts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: 7/4/2019

Image for Royal Building of Mafra - Mafra, Portugalview gallery

NWNW27.8 km

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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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NN95.3 km

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World Heritage SitesMonastery of Alcobaça

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The Monastery of Alcobaça is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 11/14/2013

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NN110.4 km

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World Heritage SitesMonastery of Batalha, Portugal

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The Monastery of Batalha, in Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Daniel C

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 6/4/2009

last visited: 2/14/2020

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EE113 km

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Évora, Portugal

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Take sometime to stroll in the magnificient historic center of Évora, in Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Portugal

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 9/27/2018

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NENE120.1 km

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World Heritage SitesConvent of the Order of Christ

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The Convent of the Order of Christ, in Tomar, Portugal, was originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/27/2006

last visited: 6/21/2009

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