UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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I've organized a listing of all the U.S. and International World Heritage Sites for the locations we'll likely be traveling. 

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list

I'd like us to research and visit as many as we can.

Also want to download their POI's (points of interest- GPS coordinates) to my Garmin Streetpilot.  Need to figure that out.  I'm sure they are available somewhere.

Here's what we've got for our travels:

World Heritage Sites- List of Sites

United States:

 

United States of America

§                          Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (1982)

§                          Carlsbad Caverns National Park (1995)

§                          Chaco Culture (1987)

§                          Everglades National Park (1979)

§                          Grand Canyon National Park (1979)

§                          Great Smoky Mountains National Park (1983)

§                          Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987)

§                          Independence Hall (1979)

§                          Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek (1979, 1992, 1994)

§                          La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico (1983)

§                          Mammoth Cave National Park (1981)

§                          Mesa Verde National Park (1978)

§                          Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (1987)

§                          Olympic National Park (1981)

§                          Pueblo de Taos (1992)

§                          Redwood National and State Parks (1980)

§                          Statue of Liberty (1984)

§                          Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (1995) *

§                          Yellowstone National Park (1978)

§                          Yosemite National Park (1984) #

 

 

International Places we are going (in trip location order by major area):

 

Canada

Canada

§                          Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (1984, 1990)

§                          Dinosaur Provincial Park (1979)

§                          Gros Morne National Park (1987)

§                          Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (1981)

§                          Historic District of Old Québec (1985)

§                          Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek (1979, 1992, 1994)

§                          L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site (1978)

§                          Miguasha National Park (1999)

§                          Nahanni National Park (1978) #

§                          Old Town Lunenburg (1995)

§                          Rideau Canal (2007)

§                          SGang Gwaay (1981)

§                          Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (1995) *

§                          Wood Buffalo National Park (1983)

 

 

Mexico

Mexico

§                          Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila (2006)

§                          Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche (2002)

§                          Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco (1999)

§                          Archeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes (1998)

§                          Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (2007)

§                          Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl (1994)

§                          El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City (1992)

§                          Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro (2003)

§                          Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (1987)

§                          Historic Centre of Morelia (1991)

§                          Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán (1987)

§                          Historic Centre of Puebla (1987)

§                          Historic Centre of Zacatecas (1993)

§                          Historic Fortified Town of Campeche (1999)

§                          Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro (1996)

§                          Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan (1998)

§                          Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines (1988)

§                          Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara (1997)

§                          Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California (2005, 2007)

§                          Luis Barragán House and Studio (2004)

§                          Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque (1987)

§                          Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza (1988)

§                          Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (1987)

§                          Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal (1996)

§                          Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco (1993)

§                          Sian Ka'an (1987)

§                          Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (1993)

 

Central America

Belize

§                          Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (1996)

 

El Salvador

§                          Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site (1993)

 

Guatemala

§                          Antigua Guatemala (1979)

§                          Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (1981

§                          Tikal National Park (1979)

 

Honduras

§                          Maya Site of Copan (1980)

§                          Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (1982)

 

Nicaragua

§                          Ruins of León Viejo (2000)

 

Panama

§                          Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá (1997, 2003)

§                          Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection (2005)

§                          Darien National Park (1981)

§                          Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo (1980)

§                          Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (1983, 1990) *

 

 

China

§                          Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains (1994)

§                          Ancient City of Ping Yao (1997)

§                          Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui ��" Xidi and Hongcun (2000)

§                          Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom (2004)

§                          Classical Gardens of Suzhou (1997, 2000)

§                          Dazu Rock Carvings (1999)

§                          Historic Centre of Macao (2005)

§                          Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (1994, 2000, 2001) 7

§                          Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area (1992)

§                          Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang (1987, 2004)

§                          Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (2000, 2003, 2004)

§                          Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area (1992)

§                          Kaiping Diaolou and Villages (2007)

§                          Longmen Grottoes (2000)

§                          Lushan National Park (1996)

§                          Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1987)

§                          Mogao Caves (1987)

§                          Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area (1996)

§                          Mount Huangshan (1990)

§                          Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System (2000)

§                          Mount Taishan (1987)

§                          Mount Wuyi (1999)

§                          Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (1994)

§                          Old Town of Lijiang (1997)

§                          Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (1987)

§                          Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries (2006)

§                          South China Karst (2007)

§                          Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing (1998)

§                          Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu (1994)

§                          Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing (1998)

§                          The Great Wall (1987)

§                          Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas (2003)

§                          Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area (1992)

§                          Yin Xu (2006)

§                          Yungang Grottoes (2001)

 

Europe

Austria

§                          City of Graz - Historic Centre (1999)

§                          Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (2001) *

§                          Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (1997)

§                          Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg (1996)

§                          Historic Centre of Vienna (2001)

§                          Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn (1996)

§                          Semmering Railway (1998)

§                          Wachau Cultural Landscape (2000)

 

Belgium

§                          Belfries of Belgium and France (1999, 2005) * 3

§                          Flemish Béguinages (1998)

§                          Historic Centre of Brugge (2000)

§                          La Grand-Place, Brussels (1998)

§                          Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) (2000)

§                          Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (2000)

§                          Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (2000)

§                          Plantin-Moretus

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

 

 France

§                          Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe (1983, 2007)

§                          Amiens Cathedral (1981)

§                          Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments (1981)

§                          Belfries of Belgium and France (1999, 2005) * 8

§                          Bordeaux, Port of the Moon (2007)

§                          Bourges Cathedral (1992)

§                          Canal du Midi (1996)

§                          Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims (1991)

§                          Chartres Cathedral (1979)

§                          Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (1981, 2007)

§                          Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve (1983) #

§                          Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge (1995)

§                          Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (1997)

§                          Historic Site of Lyons (1998)

§                          Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (1999)

§                          Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret (2005)

§                          Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (1979, 2007)

§                          Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (1981)

§                          Palace and Park of Versailles (1979, 2007)

§                          Paris, Banks of the Seine (1991)

§                          Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy (1983)

§                          Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (1985, 2007)

§                          Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley (1979)

§                          Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (2001)

§                          Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) *

§                          Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange (1981, 2007)

§                          Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France (1998)

§                          Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (1982)

§                          Strasbourg ��" Grande île (1988)

§                          The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (2000) 9

§                          Vézelay, Church and Hill (1979, 2007)

 

Germany

§                          Aachen Cathedral (1978)

§                          Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch (1991)

§                          Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau (1996)

§                          Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl (1984)

§                          Classical Weimar (1998)

§                          Collegiate Church, Castle, and Old Town of Quedlinburg (1994)

§                          Cologne Cathedral (1996)

§                          Dresden Elbe Valley (2004)

§                          Frontiers of the Roman Empire (1987, 2005) * 10

§                          Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz (2000)

§                          Hanseatic City of Lübeck (1987)

§                          Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar (2002)

§                          Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg (1996)

§                          Maulbronn Monastery Complex (1993)

§                          Messel Pit Fossil Site (1995)

§                          Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar (1992)

§                          Monastic Island of Reichenau (2000)

§                          Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin (1999)

§                          Muskauer Park / Park Muzakowski (2004) *

§                          Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof (2006)

§                          Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (1990, 1992, 1999)

§                          Pilgrimage Church of Wies (1983)

§                          Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (1986)

§                          Speyer Cathedral (1981)

§                          St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim (1985)

§                          Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen (2004)

§                          Town of Bamberg (1993)

§                          Upper Middle Rhine Valley (2002)

§                          Völklingen Ironworks (1994)

§                          Wartburg Castle (1999)

§                          Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (1981)

§                          Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (2001)

 

Greece

§                          Acropolis, Athens (1987)

§                          Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina) (1996)

§                          Archaeological Site of Delphi (1987)

§                          Archaeological Site of Mystras (1989)

§                          Archaeological Site of Olympia (1989)

§                          Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns (1999)

§                          Delos (1990)

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

§                          Medieval City of Rhodes (1988)

§                          Meteora (1988)

§                          Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios (1990)

§                          Mount Athos (1988)

§                          Old Town of Corfu (2007)

§                          Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika (1988)

§                          Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos (1992)

§                          Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus (1988)

§                          Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (1986)

 

Ireland

§                          Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (1993)

§                          Skellig Michael (1996)

 

Italy

§                          18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex (1997)

§                          Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia (1998)

§                          Archaeological Area of Agrigento (1997)

§                          Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (1997)

§                          Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites (2000)

§                          Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua (1997)

§                          Castel del Monte (1996)

§                          Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena (1997)

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

§                          Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula (1998)

§                          City of Verona (2000)

§                          City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (1994, 1996)

§                          Costiera Amalfitana (1997)

§                          Crespi d'Adda (1995)

§                          Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna (1996)

§                          Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (2004)

§                          Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta (1995, 1999) 15

§                          Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli (2006)

§                          Historic Centre of Florence (1982)

§                          Historic Centre of Naples (1995)

§                          Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura (1980, 1990) * 14

§                          Historic Centre of San Gimignano (1990)

§                          Historic Centre of Siena (1995)

§                          Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (1996)

§                          Historic Centre of Urbino (1998)

§                          Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) (2000)

§                          Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) (2002)

§                          Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (1987, 2007)

§                          Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) (1997)

§                          Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (1997)

§                          Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (1979)

§                          Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy (2003)

§                          Su Nuraxi di Barumini (1997)

§                          Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (2005)

§                          The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera (1993)

§                          The Trulli of Alberobello (1996)

§                          Val d'Orcia (2004)

§                          Venice and its Lagoon (1987)

§                          Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (1999)

§                          Villa d'Este, Tivoli (2001)

§                          Villa Romana del Casale (1997)

 

Netherlands

§                          Defence Line of Amsterdam (1996)

§                          Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) (1999)

§                          Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Netherlands Antilles (1997)

§                          Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) (1998)

§                          Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout (1997)

§                          Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) (2000)

§                          Schokland and Surroundings (1995)

 

Portugal

§                          Alto Douro Wine Region (2001)

§                          Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (1983)

§                          Convent of Christ in Tomar (1983)

§                          Cultural Landscape of Sintra (1995)

§                          Historic Centre of Évora (1986)

§                          Historic Centre of Guimarães (2001)

§                          Historic Centre of Oporto (1996)

§                          Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture (2004)

§                          Laurisilva of Madeira (1999)

§                          Monastery of Alcobaça (1989)

§                          Monastery of Batalha (1983)

§                          Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon (1983)

§                          Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley (1998)

 

Spain

§                          Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (1984, 1994) 21

§                          Altamira Cave (1985)

§                          Aranjuez Cultural Landscape (2001)

§                          Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida (1993)

§                          Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (2000)

§                          Archaeological Site of Atapuerca (2000)

§                          Burgos Cathedral (1984)

§                          Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (2000)

§                          Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville (1987)

§                          Doñana National Park (1994, 2005)

§                          Garajonay National Park (1986)

§                          Historic Centre of Cordoba (1984, 1994) 22

§                          Historic City of Toledo (1986)

§                          Historic Walled Town of Cuenca (1996)

§                          Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture (1999)

§                          La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia (1996)

§                          Las Médulas (1997)

§                          Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid (1984)

§                          Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias (1985, 1998) 24

§                          Mudejar Architecture of Aragon (1986, 2001) 25

§                          Old City of Salamanca (1988)

§                          Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches (1985, 2007)

§                          Old Town of Cáceres (1986)

§                          Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (1985)

§                          Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (1997)

§                          Palmeral of Elche (2000)

§                          Poblet Monastery (1991)

§                          Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) *

§                          Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza (2003)

§                          Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula (1998)

§                          Roman Walls of Lugo (2000)

§                          Route of Santiago de Compostela (1993)

§                          Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe (1993)

§                          San Cristóbal de La Laguna (1999)

§                          San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries (1997)

§                          Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) (1985)

§                          Teide National Park (2007)

§                          University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares (1998)

§                          Vizcaya Bridge (2006)

§                          Works of Antoni Gaudí (1984, 2005) 23

 

Switzerland

§                          Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair (1983)

§                          Convent of St Gall (1983)

§                          Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2001, 2007)

§                          Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (2007)

§                          Monte San Giorgio (2003)

§                          Old City of Berne (1983)

§                          Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzone (2000)

 

 

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