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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.

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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 Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Cathédrale Saint-André, Bordeaux ID=868-007view gallery

NN12.2 km

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Cathédrale Saint-André, Bordeaux ID=868-007

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[FR] La cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux, située sur la place Pey-Berland, est le lieu de culte le plus imposant de Bordeaux. [EN] This world heritage monument has a Plantaget-style gothic nave and a flamboyant gothic choir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 10/4/2020

Image for Bordeaux, Port de la Lune - Franceview gallery

NN12.7 km

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World Heritage SitesBordeaux, Port de la Lune - France

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[FR] Le Port de la Lune est le nom familièrement donné au port de Bordeaux, du fait d'un large méandre en forme de croissant que décrit la Garonne. [EN] Due to the moonshape bending of the River, Bordeaux is also called 'Port of the Moon'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 7/6/2013

Image for Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Ancien hôpital des Pèlerins, Pons ID=868-070view gallery

NN93.5 km

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Ancien hôpital des Pèlerins, Pons ID=868-070

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[FR] Il fut érigé au XIIe siècle afin de servir de halte aux pèlerins en route vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. [EN] Pilgrims stopped at the Hôpital Neuf (New Hospital) founded in 1160 by Geoffroy III of Pons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Eutrope, Saintes ID=868-065view gallery

NN112.8 km

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Eutrope, Saintes ID=868-065

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[FR] Fondée en 1081, elle honore saint Eutrope, martyr, premier évêque et évangélisateur de la région. [EN] Dedicated to the initial evangelizer and martyr of Saintes, the church was built by Benedictine monks and consecrated by Pope Urban II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

Image for Cathédrale Saint-Front - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Périgueux, France, ID=868-001view gallery

NENE115.7 km

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Saint-Front - Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Périgueux, France, ID=868-001

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[EN] The cathedral Saint-Front is a catholic Roman cathedral, seat of the diocese of Périgueux and Sarlat, located in the center of Périgueux [FR] La cathédrale Saint-Front est une cathédrale catholique romaine, siège du diocèse de Périgueux et Sarlat, située dans le centre-ville de Périgueux

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: 4/29/2020

Image for Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Pierre, Aulnay ID=868-068view gallery

NN145.2 km

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Eglise Saint-Pierre, Aulnay ID=868-068

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[FR] Elle a été édifiée sans doute au cours des années 1120-1140 à la demande des chanoines de Poitier. [EN] The Church of Saint-Pierre d'Aulnay is an important Medieval church on the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostelle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: 11/20/2014

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