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List of World Heritage Sites (H - M)

C = Cultural site
N = Natural site

(R) = red list of sites in danger

Country
Name
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Inscription Date Heritage Type
Haiti National History Park — Citadel, Sans-Souci, Ramiers 1982
C
Holy See
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in Rome Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls - transboundary property, shared with Italy alt 1980, 1990
C

Vatican City alt 1984
C
Honduras
Maya Site of Copán 1980
C

Río Platano Biosphere Reserve 1982
N (R)
Hungary
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, the Andrássy Avenue and the Millennium Underground 1987, 2002
C

Hollókő 1987
C

Caves of Aggtelek Karst - transboundary property, shared with Slovakia 1995
N

Millenary Benedictine Monastery of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment 1996
C

Hortobágy National Park — the Puszta 1999
C

Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianæ) 2000
C

Cultural Landscape of Lake Fertõtransboundary property, shared with Austria 2001
C

Tokaj Wine Region Cultural Landscape 2002
C
Iceland
Þingvellir National Park 2004
C

Surtsey 2008
N
alt India
Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 1983
C

Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra 1983
C

Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 1986
C

Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 1983
C

Churches and Convents of Goa, Goa 1986
C

Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh 1989
C

Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Madhya Pradesh 1986
C
  Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh 2003
C
  Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat 2004
C
  Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai, Maharashtra 2004
C
  Elephanta Caves, Mumbai, Maharashtra 1987
C
  Ellora Caves, Maharashtra 1983
C
  Humayun's Tomb, Delhi 1983
C
  Great Living Chola Temples, Tamil Nadu 1987
C
  Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 1984
C
  Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka 1986
C
  Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Karnataka 1987
C
  Kaziranga National Park, Assam 1985
N
  Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam 1985
N (R)
  Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan 1985
N
  Konark Sun Temple, Konark, Orissa 1984
C
  Mahabodhi Temple Complex, Bodh Gaya, Bihar 2002
C
  Mountain Railways of India, including Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Kalka-Shimla Railway, and Nilgiri Mountain Railway 1999
C
  Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttaranchal 1988
N
  Red Fort, Delhi (2007) 2007
C
  Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal 1987
N
  Qutub Minar and its monuments, Delhi 1993
C
  The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 2010
C
  Western Ghats 2012
N
  Hill Forts of Rajasthan 2013
C
alt Indonesia
Borobudur Temple Compounds including Borobudur Temple, Mendut Temple, and Pawon Temple
alt 1991
C

Komodo National Park 1991
N

Prambanan Temple Compounds alt 1991
C

Ujung Kulon National Park 1991
N

Sangiran Early Man Site 1996
C

Lorentz National Park 1999
N

Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, including Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park 2004
N
  Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy alt 2012
C
alt Iran
Meidan Emam, Esfahan 1979
C

Persepolis 1979
C

Tchogha Zanbil 1979
C

Takht-e Soleyman 2003
C

Bam and its Cultural Landscape 2004
C (R)

Pasargadae 2004
C

Soltaniyeh 2005
C
  Bisotun 2006
C
  Armenian Monastic Ensembles in Iran, including St Thaddeus, St Stepanos, and Chapel of Dzordzor 2008
C
  Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System 2009
C
  Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil
2010
C
  Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
2010
C
  The Persian Garden 2011
C
  Gonbad-e Qabus 2012
C
  Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan 2012
C
  Golestan Palace 2013
C
alt Iraq Hatra 1985 C
  Assur (Qal'at Sherqat) 2003 C (R)
  Samarra Archaeological City 2007 C (R)
Ireland
Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (Brú na Bóinne) 1993
C

Skellig Michael 1996
C
alt Israel
Masada 2001
C

Old City of Acre 2001
C

White City of Tel Aviv 2003
C

Biblical TelsTel Megiddo, Tel Hazor, Tel Be'er Sheva 2005
C

Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev 2005
C

Baha'i Holy Places in Haifa and Western Galilee 2008
C
  Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves 2012
C
  The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls 1981
C (R)
Italy
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica 1979
C

Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci 1980
C

Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City enjoying extraterritorial rights, and Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls; transboundary property, shared with the Holy See alt 1980, 1990
C

Historic Centre of Florence 1982
C

Piazza del Duomo, Pisa 1987, 2007
C
  Venice and its lagoon alt 1987
C
  Historic Centre of San Gimignano 1990
C
  The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera alt 1993
C
  City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto 1994, 1996
C
  Crespi d'Adda 1995
C
  Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta 1995, 1999
C
  Historic Centre of Naples 1995
C
  Historic Centre of Siena 1995
C
  Castel del Monte, Andria (Bari) alt 1994
C
  Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna 1996
C
  Historic Centre of the City of Pienza 1996
C
  The Trulli of Alberobello alt 1996
C
  18th Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli and the San Leucio Complex 1997
C
  Archaeological Area of Agrigento, Sicily 1997
C
  Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata 1997
C
  Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico di Padova), Padua 1997
C
  Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena 1997
C
  Amalfi Coast 1997
C
  Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and their Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) 1997
C
  Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (Turin and its province) 1997
C
  Su Nuraxi di Barumini, Sardinia 1997
C
  Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily 1997
C
  Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 1998
C
  Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archæological sites of Pæstum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula 1998
C
  Historic Centre of Urbino 1998
C
  Villa Adriana (Tivoli) 1999
C
  Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi and other Franciscan Sites 2000
C
  City of Verona 2000
C
  Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands), Sicily 2000
N
  Villa d'Este, Tivoli 2001
C
  Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto; eight towns in South-Eastern Sicily: Caltagirone, Militello in Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo Acreide, Ragusa and Scicli 2002
C
  Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy 2003
C
  Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia 2004
C
  Val d'Orcia 2004
C
  Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica, Sicily 2005
C
  Genoa, Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli 2006
C
  Raetian Railway, shared with Switzerland 2008
C
  Mantua and Sabbioneta 2008
C
  The Dolomites 2009
N
  Monte San Giorgio 2010
N
  Longobards in Italy, Places of Power (568-774 A.D.) 2011
C
  Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps 2011
C
  Mount Etna 2013
N
  Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany 2013
C
  Mount Etna 2013
N
alt Japan
Buddhist Monuments in the Hōryū-ji Area 1993
C

Himeji-jo alt 1993
C

Shirakami-Sanchi 1993
N

Yakushima 1993
N

Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) alt 1994
C

Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama 1995
C

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) alt 1996
C
  Itsukushima Shinto Shrine alt 1996
C
  Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara 1998
C
  Shrines and Temples of Nikkō, including Nikkō Tōshō-gū, Futarasan Shrine, and Rinnō-ji alt 1999
C
  Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu 2000
C
  Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range 2004
C
  Shiretoko 2005
N
  Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape 2007
C
  Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land 2011
C
  Ogasawara Islands 2011
N
  Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration alt 2013
C
Jordan
Petra 1985
C

Quseir Amra 1985
C

Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) 2004
C
  Wadi Rum Protected Area 2011
C / N
Kazakhstan
The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasavi 2003
C

Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly 2004
C

Saryarqa — Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan 2008
N
Kenya
Lake Turkana National Parks

1997
N

Mount Kenya National Park/Natrual Forest

1997
N

Lamu Old Town

2001
C

Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
2008
C
  Fort Jesus 2011
C
  Lake System in the Great Rift Valley 2011
N
Kiribati
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
2010
N
Kyrgyzstan
Sulayman Mountain 2009
C
Laos
Town of Luang Phrabang 1995
C

Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape 2001
C
Latvia
Historic Centre of Riga 1997
C
  Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
Lebanon
Anjar 1984
C

Baalbek 1984
C

Byblos 1984
C

Tyre 1984
C

Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) 1998
C / N
Lesotho Maloti-Drakensberg Park 2000
C / N
alt Libya
Archaeological Site of Cyrene 1982
C

Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna 1982
C

Archaeological Site of Sabratha 1982
C

Rock-art Sites of Tadrart Acacus 1985
C
  Old Town of Ghadames 1986
C
Lithuania
Vilnius Historic Centre (Old Town) 1994
C

Curonian Spit 2000
C

Kernavė Archeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) 2004
C

Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
Luxembourg
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications 1994
C
Macedonia, Republic of
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region 1979, 1980
C / N
alt Madagascar
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve 1990
N

The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga 2001
C

Rainforests of the Atsinanana 2007
N (R)
alt Malawi
Lake Malawi National Park 1984
N

Chongoni Rock Art Area 2006
C
Malta
City of Valletta 1980
C

Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni 1980
C

Megalithic Temples of Malta: Ġgantija, Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra, and Tarxien Temples 1980, 1992
C
Mayasia
Gunung Mulu National Park 2000
N

Kinabalu Park 2000
N

Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca alt 2008
C
  Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley 2012
C
alt Mali
Old Towns of Djenné 1988
C

Timbuktu 1988
C (R)

Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) 1989
C / N

Tomb of Askia 2004
C (R)
 Marshall Islands
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
2010
C
alt Mauritania
Banc d'Arguin National Park 1989
N

Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata 1996
C
alt Mauritius
Aapravasi Ghat 2006
C

Le Morne Cultural Landscape 2008
C
Mexico Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila, Jalisco 2006
C
  Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche alt 2002
C
  Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco, Morelos 1987
C
  Archeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua 1998
C
  Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City 2007
C
  Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatépetl, Puebla and Morelos 1994
C
  Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro 2003
C
  Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco alt 1987
C
  Historic Centre of Morelia, Michoacán 1991
C
  Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán, Oaxaca 1987
C
  Historic Centre of Puebla, Puebla 1987
C
  Historic Centre of Zacatecas, Zacatecas 1993
C
  Historic Fortified Town of Campeche, Campeche alt 1999
C
  Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro 1996
C
  Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan, Veracruz 1998
C
  Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines 1988
C
  Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, Jalisco 1997
C
  Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California 2005
N
  Luis Barragán House and Studio 2004
C
  Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán and Estado de México 2008
N
  Pre-Hispanic City of El Tajín, Veracruz 1992
C
  Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque, Chiapas alt 1987
C

Pre-Hispanic City of Chichén-Itzá, Yucatán alt 1988
C
  Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan, Estado de México 1987
C
  Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal, Yucatán alt 1996
C
  Protective Town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco, Guanajuato 2008
C
  Rock Paintings of Sierra de San Francisco, Baja California 1993
C
  Sian Ka'an, Quintana Roo 1987
N
  Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaíno, Gulf of California 1993
N
  Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
2010
C
  Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
2010
C
  El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve 2013
N
Moldova
Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C
Mongolia
Uvs Nuur Basin (shared with Russian Federation) 2003
N

Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape 2004
C
  Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai 2011
C
Montenegro
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor 1979
C

Durmitor National Park 1980, 2005
N
alt Morocco
Medina of Fez 1983
C

Medina of Marrakesh 1984
C

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou 1987
C

Historic City of Meknes 1996
C

Archaeological Site of Volubilis 1997
C

Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) 1997
C

Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) 2001
C

Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) 2004
C
  Rabat, modern capital and historic city 2012
C
alt Mozambique
Island of Mozambique 1991
C
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