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List of World Heritage Sites (A - G)

C = Cultural site
N = Natural site

(R) = red list of sites in danger
 

Country
Name
Already visited?
Inscription Date
Heritage Type
alt Afghanistan
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam 2002
C (R)

Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamyan Valley 2003
C (R)
Albania
Butrint 1992
C

Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra 2005, 2008
C
 Algeria
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad

1980
C

Djémila

1982
C

M'Zab Valley

1982
C

Tassili n'Ajjer

1982
C/N

Timgad

1982
C

Tipasa

1982
C

Kasbah of Algiers

1992
C
Andorra
Madriu-Claror-Perafita Valley 2004
C
Argentina Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas 1999
C

Iguazú National Park, home of Iguazu Falls (shared with Brazil) 1984
N

Ischigualasto Provincial Park and Talampaya National Park 2000
N


Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba in Córdoba
2000
C

Los Glaciares National Park 1981
N

Península Valdés 1999
N

Quebrada de Humahuaca 2003
C

Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María Mayor (plus São Miguel das Missões in Brazil) 1984
C
alt Armenia
Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin 1996, 2000
C

Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin (Saint Hripsime, Saint Gayane, Shoghakat) and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots 2000
C

Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley 2000
C
alt Australia Great Barrier Reef 1981
N
  Kakadu National Park 1981
C / N
  Willandra Lakes Region 1981
C / N
  Lord Howe Island Group 1982
N
  Tasmanian Wilderness 1982
C / N
  Gondwana Rainforests of Australia 1986
N
  Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 1987
C / N
  Wet Tropics of Queensland 1988
N
  Shark Bay, Western Australia 1991
N
  Fraser Island 1992
N
  Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh/Naracoorte) 1992
N
  Heard and McDonald Islands 1997
N
  Macquarie Island 1997
N
  Greater Blue Mountains Area 2000
N
  Purnululu National Park 2003
N
  Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens 2004
C
  Sydney Opera House 2007
C
  Australian Convict Sites
2010
C
  Ningaloo Reef 2011
N
Austria
Historic Centre of Salzburg 1996
C

Schönbrunn Palace alt 1996
C

HallstattDachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape 1997
C

Semmering Railway 1998
C

Historic Centre of Graz 1999
C

Wachau Cultural Landscape 2000
C

Historic Centre of Vienna alt 2001
C

Lake Neusiedl 2001
C
  Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps 2011 C
alt Azerbaijan
Walled City of Baku with Shrivanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower 2000
C

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape 2007
C
alt Bahrain
Qal'at al-Bahrain - Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun 2005
C
  Bahrain Pearling Trail – Pearling, testimony of an island economy 2012 C
alt Bangladesh
Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat 1985
C

Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur 1985
C

The Sundarbans 1997
N
Barbados Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison 2011 C
Belarus
Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Parktransboundary property, shared with Poland where it is known as Białowieża Forest 1979, 1992
N

Mir Castle Complex 2000
C

Niasvizh Castle 2005
C

Struve Geodetic Arctransboundary property, shared with Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
Belgium
Flemish Beguinages 1998
C

La Grand-Place, Brussels 1998
C

The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault) 1998
C

Belfries of Belgium and Francetransboundary property, shared with France. Extension of the former Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia 1999, 2005
C
  Historic Centre of Bruges 2000
C
  Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels): Hôtel Tassel, Hôtel Solvay, Hôtel van Eetvelde, and Maison & Atelier Horta 2000
C
  Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) 2000
C
  Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai 2000
C
  Plantin-Moretus House–Workshops–Museum Complex 2005
C

Stoclet Palace in Brussels 2009
C
  Major Mining Sites of Wallonia 2012
C
Belize
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System alt 1996
N (R)
Bermuda
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda 2000
C
Benin
Royal palaces of Abomey

1985
C
Bolivia
City of Potosí 1987
C

Fuerte de Samaipata 1998
C

Historic City of Sucre 1991
C

Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos 1990
C

Noel Kempff Mercado National Park 2000
N

Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture 2000
C
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Old Bridge and the surrounding area of the Old City of Mostar 2005
C

Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad 2007
C
Botswana Tsodilo

2001
C
Brazil
Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves 1999
N

Brasília 1987
C

Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves 2001
N

Central Amazon Conservation Complex 2000
N

Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks 2001
N

Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves 1999
N

Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia 1985
C
  Historic Centre of São Luís 1997
C
  Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina 1999
C
  Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás 2001
C
  Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda 1982
C
  Historic Town of Ouro Preto 1980
C
  Iguaçu National Park 1986
N
  Pantanal Conservation Area 2000
N
  Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas 1985
C
  Serra da Capivara National Park 1991
C
  Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: Ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Rio Grande do Sul (shared with Argentina) 1983
C
  São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
2010
C
  Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes Between the Mountain and the Sea 2012
C
Bulgaria
Boyana Church 1979
C

Madara Rider 1979
C

Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo 1979
C

Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak 1979
C

Ancient City of Nesebar 1983
C

Pirin National Park 1983
N

Rila Monastery 1983
C

Srebarna Nature Reserve 1983
N

Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari 1985
C
Burkina Faso
The ruins of Loropéni

2009
C
alt Cambodia
Angkor alt
1992
C

Temple of Preah Vihear alt 2008
C
Cameroon
Dja Faunal Reserve

1987
N
  Sangha Trinational 2012 N
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks in Alberta and British Columbia 1984
N

Dinosaur Provincial Park - Alberta 1979
N

Gros Morne National Park - Newfoundland 1987
N

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Alberta 1981
C

Historic District of Quebec City - Quebec 1985
C

Joggins Fossil Cliffs, The - Nova Scotia 2008
N

Kluane-Wrangell-St. Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek (partially in Yukon and British Columbia, Canada, and Alaska, United States) 1979
N
  L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site - Newfoundland and Labrador 1978
C
  Miguasha National Park - Quebec 1999
N
  Nahanni National Park Reserve - Northwest Territories 1978
N
  Old Town Lunenburg - Nova Scotia 1995
C
  Rideau Canal including Fort Henry National Historic Site - Ontario 2007
C
  SGang Gwaay - British Columbia 1981
C
  Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (Union of both the Waterton Lakes (Alberta, Canada) and the Glacier (Montana, USA) National Parks) 1995
N
  Wood Buffalo National Park in both Alberta and the Northwest Territories 1983
N
  Landscape of Grand Pré 2012 N
  Red Bay Basque Whaling Station 2013
C
Cape Verde
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande

2009
C
Central African Republic
Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park

1988
N (R)
  Sangha Trinational 2012
N
Chad Lakes of Ounianga 2012 N
Chile
Churches of Chiloé 2000
C

Rapa Nui National Park on Easter Island (Moais) 1995
N

Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso 2003
C

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works 2005
C (R)

Sewell Mining Town 2006
C
alt China
The Great Wall 1987
C

Mount Taishan, Shandong province 1987
C / N

Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing (the Forbidden City) and Shenyang (Mukden Palace) 1987 / 2004
C

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, Gansu province 1987
C

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor in Xi'an, Shaanxi province 1987
C

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, Beijing municipality 1987
C

Huangshan, Anhui province 1990
C / N
  Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province 1992
N
  Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province 1992
N
  Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Hunan province 1992
N
  Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples in Chengde, Hebei province 1994
C
  Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu, Shandong province 1994
C
  Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains, Hubei province 1994
C
  Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, including the Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka, Lhasa, Tibet 1994, 2000, 2001
C
  Lushan National Park, Jiangxi province 1996
N
  Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, Sichuan province 1996
C / N
  Old Town of Lijiang, Yunnan province 1997
C
  Ancient City of Ping Yao, Shanxi province 1997
C
  Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Jiangsu province 1997, 2000
C
  Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing 1998
C
  Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing 1988
C
  Mount Wuyi, Fujian province 1999
C / N
  Dazu Rock Carvings, Chongqing municipality 2000
C
  Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Sichuan province 2000
C
  Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui - Xidi and Hongcun 2000
C
  Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang, Henan province 2000
C
  Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, including the Ming Dynasty Tombs and the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum 2000, 2003, 2004
C
  Yungang Grottoes, Datong, Shanxi province 2001
C
  Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, Yunnan provinc 2003
N
  Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom, Jilin and Liaoning provinces 2004
C
  Historic Centre of Macau 2005
C
  Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, Sichuan province 2006
N
  Yin Xu, Henan province 2006
C
  Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, Guangdong province 2007
C
  South China Karst, Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces 2007
N
  Fujian Tulou, Fujian province 2008
C
  Mount Sanqingshan National Park, Jiangxi province 2008
N
  Mount Wutai, Shanxi province 2009
N
  Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
2010
C
  China Danxia
2010
N
  West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou 2011
C
  Site of Xanadu 2012
C
  Chengjiang Fossil Site 2012
N
  Xinjiang Tianshan 2013
N
  Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces 2013
C
 Colombia
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox 1995
C

Los Katíos National Park 1994
N (R)

Malpelo Island Fauna and Flora Sanctuary 2006
N

National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro 1995
C

Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena 1984
C

San Agustín Archaeological Park 1995
C
  Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia 2011
C
Congo Sangha Trinational 2012
N
Costa Rica
Area de Conservación Guanacaste 1999
N

Cocos Island National Park 1997
N

La Amistad International Park (shared with Panama) 1983
N
Côte d'Ivoire
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (shared with Guines)

1988
N (R)

Taï National Park

1982
N

Comoé National Park

1983
N (R)
  Historic Town of Grand-Bassam 2012
C
Croatia
Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian alt 1979
C

Old City of Dubrovnik 1979, 1998
C

Plitvice Lakes National Park alt 1979
N

Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč 1997
C

Historic City of Trogir 1997
C

Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik 2000
C

Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar 2008
C
Cuba
Old Havana and its Fortifications alt 1982
C

Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios alt 1988
C

San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba alt 1997
C

Desembarco del Granma National Park 1999
N

Viñales Valley alt 1999
C

Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba 2000
C

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park 2001
N

Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos alt 2005
C
  Historic Centre of Camagüey alt 2008
C
alt Cyprus
Paphos 1980
C

Painted Churches in the Troodos Region 1985
C

Choirokoitia 1988
C
Czech Republic
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov 1992
C

Historic Centre of Prague 1992
C

Historic Centre of Telč 1992
C

Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora 1994
C

Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre 1995
C

Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape 1996
C

Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž 1998
C

Holašovice Historical Village Reservation 1998
C

Litomyšl Castle 2000
C

Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc 2000
C

Villa Tugendhat in Brno 2001
C

Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč 2003
C
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Virunga National Park

1979
N (R)

Garamba National Park

1980
N (R)

Kahuzi-Biega National Park

1980
N (R)

Salonga National Park

1984
N (R)

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

1996
N (R)
Denmark
Jelling Runic Stones 1994
C

Roskilde Cathedral 1995
C

Helsingør Kronborg 2000
C
  Ilulissat Icefjord
2004
N
Dominica
Morne Trois Pitons National Park 1979
N
Dominican Republic
Colonial City of Santo Domingo 1990
C
Ecuador
City of Quito 1978
C

Galápagos Islands 1978 N (R)

Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca 1999
C

Sangay National Park 1983
N
Egypt
Abu Mena

1979
C (R)

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

1979
C

Historic Cairo

1979
C

Memphis and its Necropolis

1979
C

Nubian monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

1979
C

Saint Catherine Area

2002
C

Wadi Al-Hitan

2005
N
El Salvador
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site 1993
C
Estonia
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn 1997
C

Struve Geodetic Arctransboundary property, shared with Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
Ethiopia
Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela

1978
C

Simien National Park

1978
N (R)

Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region

1979
C

Aksum

1980
C

Lower Valley of the Awash

1980
C

Lower Valley of the Omo

1980
C

Tiya

1980
C

Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town

2006
C
  Konso Cultural Landscape 2011
C
Fiji Levuka Historical Port Town 2013
C
Finland
Fortress of Suomenlinna, near Helsinki 1991
C

Old Rauma, the wooden city centre of Rauma 1991
C

Petäjävesi Old Church 1994
C

Verla Groundwood and Board Mill in Jaala 1996
C

Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki, in Lappi 1999
C

High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago — transboundary property, shared with Sweden 2000, 2006
N

Struve Geodetic Arctransboundary property, shared with Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
France
Vézelay, Church and Hill 1979
C

Palace and Park of Versailles 1979
C

Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley 1979
C

Chartres Cathedral 1979
C

Mont Saint Michel and its Bay 1979
C

Palace and Park of Fontainebleau 1981
C

Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay 1981
C

Amiens Cathedral 1981
C

Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments 1981
C

Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange alt 1981
C

Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans 1982
C

Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve, Corsica 1983
N

Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe 1983
C

Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière, and Place d'Alliance in Nancy 1983
C

Pont du Gard, Roman Aqueduct alt 1985
C

StrasbourgGrande Île alt 1988
C

Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims 1991
C

Paris, Banks of the Seine alt 1991
C

Bourges Cathedral 1992
C
  Canal du Midi 1995
C
  Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge alt 1996
C
  Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne 1997
C
  Pyrénées: Mont Perdutransboundary property, shared with Spain 1997, 1999
C / N
  Historic Site of Lyon 1998
C
  Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France 1998
C

Jurisdiction of Saint-Émilion 1999
C

Belfries of Belgium and Francetransboundary property, shared with Belgium. Extension of the former Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia 1999, 2005
C

The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire 2000
C

Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs 2001
C

Le Havre, the City rebuilt by Auguste Perret 2005
C

Bordeaux, Port of the Moon 2007
C

Fortifications of Vauban 2008
C

Lagoons of New Caledonia 2008
C
  Episcopal City of Albi
2010
C
  Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
2010
N
  Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps 2011
C
  Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin 2012
C
  The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape 2011
C
Gabon
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
2007
C / N
Gambia
Kunta Kinteh islands and related sites

2003
C

Stone circles of Senegambia (shared with Senegal)

2006
C
alt Georgia
Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery 1994
C

Historical Monuments of Mtskheta 1994
C (R)

Upper Svaneti 1996
C
Germany
Aachen Cathedral 1978
C

Speyer Cathedral alt 1981
C

Würzburg Residence, with the Court Gardens and Residence Square 1981
C

Pilgrimage Church of Wies 1983
C

Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl (Rhineland) 1984
C

St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church at Hildesheim 1985
C
  Roman monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier 1986
C
  Hanseatic City of Lübeck 1987
C
  Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (including Schloß Sanssouci) alt 1990, 1992, 1999
C
  Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch 1991
C
  Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar 1992
C
  Town of Bamberg 1993
C
  Maulbronn Monastery Complex 1993
C
  Collegiate Church, Castle and old Town of Quedlinburg 1994
C
  Völklingen Ironworks 1994
C
  Messel Pit Fossil site 1995
N
  Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau: see Bauhaus Weimar and Bauhaus Dessau 1996
C
  Cologne Cathedral 1996
C
  Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg 1996
C

Classical Weimar 1998
C

Museum Island (Museumsinsel), Berlin 1999
C

Wartburg Castle 1999
C

Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz 2000
C

Monastic Island of Reichenau alt 2000
C
  Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen 2001
C
  Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar 2002
C
  Upper Middle Rhine Valley, the Rhine Gorge alt 2002
C
  Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen 2004
C
  Muskauer Park on both sides of the Neisse Rivertransboundary property, shared with Poland where it is known as Park Muzakowski 2004
C
  Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Upper German & Rhaetian Limestransboundary property, shared with the United Kingdom: Hadrian's Wall 2005
C
  Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof 2006
C
  Modernist Housing Estates in Berlin 2008
C
  Wadden Sea alt 2009
N
  Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany 2007
N
  Fagus Factory in Alfeld 2011
C
  Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps alt 2011
C
  Margravial Opera House Bayreuth 2012
C
  Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe 2013
C
Ghana
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions

1979
C

Asante Traditional Buildings

1980
C
Greece
Temple of Apollo at Bassae 1986
C

Acropolis, Athens 1987
C

Archaeological Site of Delphi 1987
C

Archaeological Site of Epidaurus 1988
C

Medieval City of Rhodes 1988
C

Meteora 1988
C / N

Mount Athos 1988
C / N

Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki 1988
C

Archaeological Site of Olympia 1989
C

Byzantine City of Mystras 1989
C

Island of Delos 1990
C

Monasteries of Daphni (Athens), Monastery of Hosios Loukas (Beotia) and Nea Moni of Chios 1990
C

Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos 1992
C

Archaeological Site of Vergina 1996
C

Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns 1999
C

Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos 1999
C

Old Town of Corfu 2007
C
Greenland
Ilulissat Icefjord 2004
N
Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala alt 1979
C

Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua 1981
C

Tikal National Park alt 1979
C / N
Guinea
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (shared with Côte d'Ivoire)

1981
N (R)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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