UNESCO Heritage Sites around the World

With over 1,150* World Heritage Sites covering 167 countries in the world, there are certainly plenty of UNESCO sites to visit and see.

What part of UNESCO are the World Heritage Sites?

With the World Heritage Sites, UNESCO aim to highlight the important cultural and/or natural sites worldwide of ‘Outstanding Universal Value’.

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These can be significant architectural, cultural, heritage or natural importance which are important to that generation, the country or worldwide significance

*As of July 2021, there are a total of 1,154 designated World Heritage Sites (897 cultural, 218 natural, and 39 mixed properties) spanning across 167 countries.

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