22 UNESCO World Heritage sites we have seen

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UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. In 1972 they signed a declaration to protect all cultural monuments and nature in the world. Since then there are around 900 places in more than 145 countries on this list.

Making lists is a hobby of mine so in that way I’m connected to the organization behind UNESCO. Here you can read our list of places we have already seen of the UNESCO world heritage sites.

Belgium

Belfort (all of them)
Grand place Brussels
Historic center of Bruges
Beguinages (Bruges, Diest, Mechelen, Ghent, …)

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Netherlands

Seventeenth – century canals of Amsterdam

Germany

Dom in Aachen
Dom in Cologne

France

Bordeaux, Port de la Lune
Historic center of Avignon
Carcassonne
Mont Saint-Michel
Versailles
Paris – Seine

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Spain

Alhambra – Granada
Ibiza
National Parc El Teide – Tenerife

Italy

Historic center of Rome

Vatican (it is a different country than Italy)

Croatia

Historic center of Dubrovnik

Luxembourg

Old city of Luxembourg

Tunisia

Medina in Sousse

Montenegro

Kotor

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Q: What’s your favorite UNESCO site?

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3 Comments
  • Naomi in Wonderland
    Posted at 17:50h, 17 September Reply

    Hey this is a fun idea! I actually have no idea what my favorite one is, I’ll have to see and look at the list to realize which ones I’ve seen before haha.

  • Joe
    Posted at 20:23h, 16 April Reply

    Just counted them up – I’ve been to exactly 60, but I’m lucky in that I’m from the UK and a lot of them are here. Hard to pick a favourite…maybe Goreme/Cappadocia in Turkey, or Victoria Falls in Zambia.

    Have been to some of the ones you have too – of which my favourite is probably Bruges 🙂 So which one is your favourite…?

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