List of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that I visited

Following is a collection of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that I visited. The description links to he UNESCO entry for the site, the thumbnail links to my page that contains the site.

The list is sorted by country name.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.


Shqipëri (Albania) (1) Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
albania_nature.html

Argentina (1) Iguazu National Park
brazil_iguazu_falls.html

Australia (3) Great Barrier Reef
australia_nature.html
Greater Blue Mountains Area
australia_nature.html
Sydney Opera House
australia_misc.html#sydney

البحرين (Bahrain) (3) Dilmun Burial Mounds
bahrain_dilmun.html
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy
bahrain_today.html
Qal'at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
bahrain_dilmun.html

বাংলাদেশ (Bangladesh) (3) Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
bangladesh_islam.html
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
bangladesh_buddhist.html
The Sundarbans
bangladesh_nature.html

Benin (2) Royal Palaces of Abomey
benin_people.html#townsandvillages
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
benin_nature.html

Bolivia (2) Fuerte de Samaipata
bolivia_samaipata.html
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
bolivia_andes.html#laketiticaca

Borneo/Malaysia (1) Kinabalu Park
borneo_landscapes.html

Bosna i Hercegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (1) Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
bosnia_mostar.html

Botswana (1) Okavango Delta
botswana_misc.html

Brasil (Brazil) (3) Iguaçu National Park
brazil_iguazu_falls.html
Pantanal Conservation Area
brazil_nature.html
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
brazil_rio.html

България (Bulgaria) (1) Rila Monastery
bulgaria_rila_monastery.html

Kâmpuchéa (Cambodia) (1) Angkor
cambodia.html

Cameroun (Cameroon) (1) Sangha Trinational
cameroon_nature.html

Chile (1) Rapa Nui National Park
chile_easter_island.html

中国 (China) (7) Classical Gardens of Suzhou
china_people.html#hangzhouandsuzhou
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
china_people.html#forbiddencity
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
china_nature.html
South China Karst
china_nature.html
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
china_people.html#summerpalace
Temple of Heavens: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
china_people.html#templeofheavens
The Great Wall
china_people.html#greatwall

Colombia (1) San Agustín Archaeological Park
colombia_san_agustin.html

Hrvatska (Croatia) (4) Historic City of Trogir
croatia_trogir.html
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
croatia_split.html
Old City of Dubrovnik
croatia_dubrovnik.html
Plitvice Lakes National Park
croatia_nature.html

Cuba (3) Old Havana and its Fortification System
cuba_towns.html
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
cuba_towns.html#trinidad
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
cuba_towns.html#cienfuegos

Κυπρος (Cyprus) (2) Choirokoitia
cyprus_stoneage.html
Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
cyprus_troodos.html

Česká Republika (Czech Republic) (1) Historic Centre of Prague
czech_republic_country.html#prague

República Dominicana (Dominican Republic) (1) Colonial City of Santo Domingo
dominican_republic_santo_domingo.html

Ecuador (2) City of Quito
ecuador_people.html
Galápagos Islands
ecuador_galapagos.html

مصر (Egypt) (4) Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
egypt_karnak_temple.html
Historic Cairo
egypt_misc_arch.html
Memphis and its Necropolis - the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
egypt_great_pyramids.html
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
egypt_abu_simbel.html

ኢትዮጵያ (Ethiopia) (5) Aksum
ethiopia_aksum.html
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region
ethiopia_gondar.html
Omo Valley
human_ancestors.html#nationalmuseuminaddisababa
Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela
ethiopia_lalibela.html
Simien Mountains National Park
ethiopia_nature.html

Deutschland (Germany) (1) Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
germany_trier.html

Ghana (1) Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
ghana_people.html#fortsandcastles

Ελλας (Greece) (7) Acropolis, Athens
greece_athens.html
Archaeological Site of Delphi
greece_delphi.html
Archaeological Site of Mystras
greece_mystras.html
Archaeological Site of Olympia
greece_olympia.html
Archaeological Site of Philippi
greece_philippi.html
Meteora
greece_meteora.html
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
greece_thessaloniki.html

Guatemala (1) Tikal National Park
guatemala_tikal.html

Honduras (1) Maya Site of Copan
honduras_copan.html

Magyarország (Hungary) (3) Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
hungary_country.html
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
hungary_country.html
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
hungary_country.html

Lýðveldið Ísland (Iceland) (2) Þingvellier National Park
iceland_people.html#history
Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and Ice
iceland_nature.html

भारत गणराज्य (India) (9) Fatehpur Sikri
india_architecture.html#fatehpursikri
Jaipur City, Rajasthan
india_architecture.html
Keoladeo National Park
india_birds.html
Khajuraho Group of Monuments
india_architecture.html#khajurahotemplecomplex
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
india_architecture.html#qutbminar
Red Fort in Agra
india_architecture.html#redfortinagra
Red Fort in Delhi
india_architecture.html#redfortindelhi
Taj Mahal
india_architecture.html#tajmahal
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
india_architecture.html#astronomicalarchitecture

Indonesia (4) Borobudur Temple Compounds
indonesia_java.html#candiborobudur
Komodo National Park
indonesia_komodo.html
Prambanan Temple Compounds
indonesia_java.html#candiprambanan
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
indonesia_nature.html

Éire (Ireland) (1) Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne
ireland_stoneage.html

Italia (Italy) (11) Archaeological Area of Agrigento
italy_temples.html
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
italy_pompeii.html
Cathedral Church of Cefalù
italy_cefalu.html
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
italy_paestum.html
Costiera Amalfitana
italy_amalfi.html
Historic Centre of Rome
italy_rome.html
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto
italy_noto.html
Mount Etna
italy_etna.html
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
italy_pisa.html
Venice and its Lagoon
italy_venice.html
Villa Romana del Casale
italy_villa_casale.html

日本国 (Japan) (2) Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
japan.html
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
japan.html

الأردنّ (Jordan) (2) Petra
jordan.html#petracityi
Wadi Rum Protected Area
jordan.html#wadiram

Kenya (1) Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
kenya_lake_nakuru.html

ເມືອງ ລາວ (Laos) (3) Plain of Jars
laos_phonsavan.html
Town of Luang Prabang
laos_luang_prabang.html
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape
laos_pakse.html#vatphou

Lietuvos (Lithuania) (1) Vilnius Historical Center
lithuania.html

Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourg) (1) City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
luxembourg_architecture.html

Malawi (1) Lake Malawi National Park
malawi_nature.html

Mali (3) Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
mali_towns.html
Old Town of Djenné
mali_towns.html#djenne
Tombouctou (Timbuktu)
mali_towns.html#tombouctou

Malta (2) City of Valletta
malta_towns.html
Megalithic Temples of Malta
malta_stoneage.html

México (4) Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
mexico_xochicalco.html
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
mexico_people.html
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
mexico_palenque.html
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
mexico_teotihuacan.html

Монгол улс (Mongolia) (1) Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
mongolia_people.html

Црна Гора, Crna Gora (Montenegro) (2) Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
montenegro_people.html
Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries
montenegro_people.html

المغرب (Morocco) (6) Archaeological Site of Volubilis
morocco_volubilis.html
Historic City of Meknes
morocco_volubilis.html#meknes
Ksar of Aït-Ben Haddou
morocco_atlas.html#aitbenhaddou
Medina of Fez
morocco_fez.html
Medina of Marrakesh
morocco_marrakesh.html
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
morocco_rabat.html

Myanmar (1) Bagan
myanmar_bagan.html

Namibia (1) Namib Sand Sea
namibia_nature.html

नेपाल (Nepal) (2) Chitwan National Park
nepal_nature.html
Kathmandu Valley
nepal_kathmandu.html

Македонија (North Macedonia) (1) Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
north_macedonia_people.html

Panamá (1) Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
panama_people.html#panamacity

Perú (3) City of Cusco
peru_inca.html#cusco
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
peru_inca.html#machupicchu
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
peru_inca.html#machupicchu

Polska (Poland) (4) Auschwitz and Birkenau
ww2.html
Białowieża Forest
poland_nature.html
Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
poland_people.html
Historic Centre of Warsaw
poland_people.html

قطر (Qatar) (1) Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
qatar_country.html#alzubara

Россия (Russia) (4) Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
russia_stpetersburg.html
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
russia_novgorod.html
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
russia_moscow.html
Lake Baikal
russia_lakebaikal.html

Saint Lucia (1) Pitons Management Area
st_lucia_st_lucia.html

San Marino (1) San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano
san_marino.html

Sénégal (2) Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
senegal_birds.html
Island of Saint-Louis
senegal_towns.html#saintlouis

Singapore (1) Singapore Botanical Gardens
singapore.html

Slovensko (Slovakia) (3) Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
slovakia.html
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
slovakia.html
Wooden Churches of the Carpathian Mountains
slovakia.html

Slovenija (Slovenia) (2) Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija
slovenia_people.html
The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design
slovenia_people.html

South Africa (2) Drakensberg Park
south_africa_nature.html
Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa
human_ancestors.html#sterkfontein

ශ්‍රී ලංකා/இலங்கை (Sri Lanka) (7) Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
sri_lanka_polonnaruwa.html
Ancient City of Sigiriya
sri_lanka_sigiriya.html
Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
sri_lanka.html
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
sri_lanka_people.html#towns
Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple
sri_lanka_temples.html#cavetempleindambulla
Sacred City of Kandy
sri_lanka_temples.html#templeofthetoothinkandy
Sinharaja Forest Reserve
sri_lanka_birds.html

Suriname (1) Historic Inner City of Paramaribo
suriname_country.html#paramaribo

Tanzania (3) Kilimanjaro National Park
tanzania_kilimanjaro.html
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
tanzania_ngorongoro.html
Serengeti National Park
tanzania_serengeti.html

བོད་ (Tibet) (1) Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
tibet_country.html

Togo (1) Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
togo_country.html

Türkiye Cumhurieti (Turkey) (10) Aphrodisias
turkey_aphrodisias.html
Archaeological Site of Troy
turkey_troy.html
Ephesus
turkey_ephesus.html
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
turkey_goreme.html
Hattuşa: the Hittite Capital
turkey_hattusa.html
Hierapolis-Pamukkale
turkey_hierapolis.html
Historic Areas of İstanbul
turkey_istanbul.html
Nemrut Dağ
turkey_mt_nemrut.html
Neolithic Site of Çatal Höyük
turkey_catal_hoyuk.html
Pergamum
turkey_pergamum.html

Uganda (1) Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
uganda.html

دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة (United Arab Emirates) (1) Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)
uae_al_ain.html

United Kingdom (3) Jodrell Bank Observatory
uk_today.html
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
uk_stoneage.html
The English Lake District
uk_nature.html

Uruguay (1) Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
uruguay.html

USA (4) Everglades National Park
usa_fl.html
Grand Canyon National Park
usa_az.html#grandcanyon
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
usa_hi.html
Statue of Liberty
usa_ny.html

O'zbekiston (Uzbekistan) (1) Samarkand
uzbekistan.html

Holy See (Vatican) (2) Historic Centre of Rome
vatican.html
Vatican City
vatican.html

Zimbabwe/Zambia (1) Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
vic_falls.html

Việt Nam (3) Complex of Huế Monuments
vietnam_people.html#buildingsandtowns
Hội An Ancient Town
vietnam_people.html#buildingsandtowns
Ha Long Bay
vietnam_nature.html#h

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