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UNESCO World Heritage List

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site [1] is a site that has been nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's international World Heritage program. The program aims to catalogue and preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind.

Africa

Algeria

Benin

Botswana

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Cote d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Egypt

Ethiopia

Gambia & Senegal

Libya

Malawi

Mauritius

Nigeria

  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

South Africa

Tanzania

Tunisia

Zimbabwe

Americas

Argentina

Belize

Bolivia

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

Panama

Paraguay

  • Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue near Encarnacion

Peru

Saint Kitts

United States of America

Asia

Afghanistan

  • Minaret and archaeological remains of Jam
  • Cultural landscape and archaeological remains of the Bamiyan Valley: Bamiyan Cliff including niches of the 38 meter Buddha, seated Buddhas, 55 meter Buddha and surrounding caves | Kakrak Valley caves including the niche of the standing Buddha | Qoul-I Akram Caves in the Fuladi Valley | Kalai Ghamai Caves in the Fuladi Valley | Shahr-i-Zuhak | Qallay Kaphari A | Qallay Kaphari B | Shahr-i-Ghulghulah

Armenia

Azerbaijan

  • The Walled city of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower

Bahrain

  • Qal'at al-Bahrain

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

Georgia

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Korea, North

Korea, South

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Mongolia

Mongolia / Russian Federation

Nepal

Oman

Pakistan

Philippines

Sri Lanka

Syria

Thailand

Turkey

Turkmenistan

  • Kunya-Urgench
  • State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen

Australasia and Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Pitcairn Islands

Solomon Islands

Europe

Albania

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

  • Paphos
  • Painted churches in the Troodos region: Church of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) tis Steyis, Kakopetria | Ayios Ionannis (St. John) Lambadhistis Monastery, Kalopanayiotis | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) Phorviotissa (Asinou), Nikitart | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) tou Arakou, Lagoudhera | Church of Panayia (the Virgin), Moutoullas | Church of Archangelos Michael (Archangel Michael), Pedhoulas | Church of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross), Pelendria | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) Podhithou, Galata | Church of Stavros (Holy Cross) Ayiasmati, Platanistasa | Church of Ayia Sotira (of the transfiguration of the Savior) tou Soteros, Palaichori
  • Choirokoitia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

  • Historic centre (old town) of Tallinn

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Mount Athos
  • Meteora
  • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki
  • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
  • Medieval City of Rhodes
  • Mystras
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Delos
  • Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios
  • Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
  • Archaeological Site of Vergina
  • Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
  • Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John "the Theologian" and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Historic Centre of Riga

Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Republic of Macedonia

  • Ohrid Region with its Cultural and Historic Aspect and its Natural Environment

Malta

Montenegro

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

  • Kraków: The Old Town (since 1978) and in the nearby:
  • Wieliczka: Wieliczka Salt Mine (since 1978)
  • Wooden churches in Southern Little Poland (Binarowa, Blizne, Dębno Podhalańskie, Haczów, Lipnica Murowana, Sękowa)
  • Malbork: Castle of the Teutonic Order (since 1997)
  • Toruń: The Old Town (since 1997)
  • Warsaw: The Old Town (since 1980)
  • Wrocław: Peoples' Hall (German: Jahrhunderthalle) (since 2006) and in the nearby:
  • Jawor: Church of Peace (since 2001)

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

  • Kiev: Saint Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
  • Lviv - the Ensemble of the Historic Center

United Kingdom

Vatican City

  • The Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights

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