The World Heritage List includes 1052 properties (January 2017) forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. I had never thought about visiting places just because they were UNESCO World Heritage listed until I recently bought a book of such sites. Pretty happen with what I have achieved but a long way to go yet to mark off all 1052!

I have been to :-

• Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis : Ruins of the Jesuit reduction San Ignacio Mini,Misiones Province
• Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
• Iguazu National Park

• Great Barrier Reef
• Kakadu National Park
• Tasmanian Wilderness
• Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
• Wet Tropics of Queensland
• Fraser Island
• Greater Blue Mountains Area
• Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
• Sydney Opera House
• Australian Convict Sites – Port Arthur, Tasmania

• Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
• Historic Centre of Vienna

• Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
• City of Potosí
• Historic City of Sucre
• Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture

• Historic Town of Ouro Preto
• Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
• Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
• Iguaçu National Park
• Central Amazon Conservation Complex
• Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea

• Angkor

• Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso

• Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing – Forbidden City
• Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor – Xian
• The Great Wall
• Ancient City of Ping Yao
• Classical Gardens of Suzhou
• Old Town of Lijiang
• Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
• Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
• Historic Centre of Macao
• South China Karst

• Paphos

Czech Republic
• Historic Centre of Prague
• Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec

Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (North Korea)
• Complex of Koguryo Tombs
• Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong

• Roskilde Cathedral
• Kronborg Castle

• Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn

• Levuka, Historical Port Town

• Fortress of Suomenlinna

• Palace and Park of Versailles
• Paris, Banks of the Seine

• Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin

Holy See
• Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
• Vatican City

• Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue

• Agra Fort
• Ajanta Caves
• Ellora Caves
• Taj Mahal
• Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
• Fatehpur Sikri
• Khajuraho Group of Monuments
• Elephanta Caves
• Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
• Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
• Mountain Railways of India – Nilgiri Mountain Railway,
• Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
• Red Fort Complex
• The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

• Borobudur Temple Compounds
• Prambanan Temple Compounds

• Historic Centre of Rome
• Piazza del Duomo, Pisa

• Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
• Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
• Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto
• Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
• Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
• Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
• Shrines and Temples of Nikko

• Phoenix Islands Protected Area

• Historic Centre of Riga

• Kinabalu Park
• Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

• Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
• Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
• Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
• Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
• Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
• Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal

• Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht

New Zealand
• Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand

North Korea – See Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea above

• Bryggen
• West Norwegian Fjords – Nærøyfjord

• Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

• City of Cuzco
• Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
• Historic Centre of Lima

• Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania
• Historic Centre of Sighişoara

Russian Federation
• Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
• Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

South Africa
• Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa

• Royal Domain of Drottningholm

• Historic City of Ayutthaya

• Historic Areas of Istanbul

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
• Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast
• Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret’s Church
• Tower of London
• Edinburgh
• Maritime Greenwich
• Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
• Stonehenge
• Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church

United States of America
• Independence Hall
• Statue of Liberty

• Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Viet Nam
• Complex of Hué Monuments
• Ha Long Bay
• Hoi An Ancient Town
• My Son Sanctuary
• Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi

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