As of July 2018, the UNESCO World Heritage list includes 1 092 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee have deemed to have outstanding universal value. We have visited 272 of these (not including the de-listed Dresden Elbe Valley), and written about 184 here on Sophie’s World. Here’s the complete UNESCO list:

Afghanistan

  • Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
  • Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley

Albania

Algeria

  • Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad
  • Djémila
  • M’Zab Valley
  • Tassili n’Ajjer
  • Timgad
  • Tipasa
  • Kasbah of Algiers

Andorra

  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Angola

  • Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the Former Kingdom of Kongo

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites

Argentina

  • Los Glaciares
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
  • Iguazu National Park
  • Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
  • Península Valdés
  • Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks
  • Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Los Alerces National Park

Armenia

Australia

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Willandra Lakes Region
  • Lord Howe Island Group
  • Tasmanian Wilderness
  • Gondwana Rainforests of Australia
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland
  • Shark Bay, Western Australia
  • Fraser Island
  • Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte)
  • Heard and McDonald Islands
  • Macquarie Island
  • Greater Blue Mountains Area
  • Purnululu National Park
  • Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Australian Convict Sites
  • Ningaloo Coast

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahrain

Bangladesh

  • Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat
  • Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
  • The Sundarbans

Barbados

  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison

Belarus

  • Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest
  • Mir Castle Complex
  • Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Belgium

Belize

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

Benin

  • Royal Palaces of Abomey
  • W-Arly-Pendjari Complex

Bolivia

  • Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
  • Historic City of Sucre
  • Fuerte de Samaipata
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
  • Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
  • City of Potosi
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

  • Tsodilo

Brazil

  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
  • Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
  • Iguaçu National Park
  • Brasilia
  • Serra da Capivara National Park
  • Historic Centre of São Luís
  • Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex
  • Pantanal Conservation Area
  • Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
  • Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
  • São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
  • Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
  • Pampulha Modern Ensemble
  • Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

  • Ruins of Loropéni
  • W-Arly-Pendjari Complex

Cambodia

  • Angkor
  • Temple of Preah Vihear
  • Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura

Cameroon

  • Dja Faunal Reserve
  • Sangha Trinational

Canada

  • L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
  • Nahanni National Park
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park
  • Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  • SGang Gwaay
  • Wood Buffalo National Park
  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
  • Historic District of Old Québec
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Old Town Lunenburg
  • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  • Miguasha National Park
  • Rideau Canal
  • Joggins Fossil Cliffs
  • Landscape of Grand Pré
  • Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
  • Mistaken Point
  • Pimachiowin Aki

Cape Verde

  • Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande

Central African Republic

  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
  • Sangha Trinational

Chad

  • Lakes of Ounianga
  • Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape

Chile

  • Rapa Nui National Park
  • Churches of Chiloé
  • Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
  • Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
  • Sewell Mining Town
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System

China

  • Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
  • Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
  • Mogao Caves
  • Mount Taishan
  • Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
  • The Great Wall
  • Mount Huangshan
  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
  • Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
  • Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area
  • Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
  • Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
  • Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
  • Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu
  • Lushan National Park
  • Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area
  • 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
  • Dazu Rock Carvings
  • Mount Wuyi
  • Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
  • Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
  • Longmen Grottoes
  • Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
  • Yungang Grottoes
  • Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
  • Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
  • Historic Centre of Macao
  • Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries – Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
  • Yin Xu
  • Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
  • South China Karst
  • Fujian Tulou
  • Mount Sanqingshan National Park
  • Mount Wutai
  • China Danxia
  • Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
  • West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
  • Chengjiang Fossil Site
  • Site of Xanadu
  • Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
  • Xinjiang Tianshan
  • Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor
  • The Grand Canal
  • Tusi Sites
  • Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
  • Hubei Shennongjia
  • Kulangsu: A Historic International Settlement
  • Qinghai Hoh Xil
  • Fanjingshan

Colombia

  • Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
  • Los Katíos National Park
  • Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
  • National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
  • San Agustín Archaeological Park
  • Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
  • Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System
  • Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar”

Congo

  • Sangha Trinational

Costa Rica

  • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
  • Cocos Island National Park
  • Area de Conservación Guanacaste
  • Precolumbian chiefdom settlements with stone spheres of the Diquís

Côte d’Ivoire

  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
  • Taï National Park
  • Comoé National Park
  • Historic town of Grand-Bassam

Croatia

Cuba

  • Old Havana and its Fortifications
  • Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
  • San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
  • Desembarco del Granma National Park
  • Viñales Valley
  • Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
  • Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
  • Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
  • Historic Centre of Camagüey

Cyprus

  • Paphos
  • Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
  • Choirokoitia

Czechia

Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Virunga National Park
  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park
  • Garamba National Park
  • Salonga National Park
  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Denmark

Dominica

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Dominican Republic

  • Colonial City of Santo Domingo

Ecuador

  • City of Quito
  • Galápagos Islands
  • Sangay National Park
  • Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System

Egypt

El Salvador

  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

Eritrea

  • Asmara: A Modernist City of Africa

Estonia

Ethiopia

  • Simien National Park
  • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
  • Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region
  • Aksum
  • Lower Valley of the Awash
  • Lower Valley of the Omo
  • Tiya
  • Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
  • Konso Cultural Landscape

Fiji

  • Levuka Historical Port Town

Finland

France

  • Chartres Cathedral
  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
  • Palace and Park of Versailles
  • Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
  • Vézelay, Church and Hill
  • Amiens Cathedral
  • Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
  • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
  • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the “Triumphal Arch” of Orange
  • From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt
  • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
  • Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
  • Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d’Alliance in Nancy
  • Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
  • Strasbourg – Grande île and Neustadt
  • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine
  • Bourges Cathedral
  • Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
  • Canal du Midi
  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
  • Pyrénées – Mont Perdu
  • Historic Site of Lyons
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
  • Belfries of Belgium and France
  • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
  • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
  • Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
  • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
  • Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
  • Fortifications of Vauban
  • Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
  • Episcopal City of Albi
  • Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
  • The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
  • Decorated cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
  • Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
  • Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Taputapuātea
  • Chaîne des Puys – Limagne fault tectonic arena

Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

  • Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia

Gabon

  • Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda

Gambia

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

  • Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
  • Asante Traditional Buildings

Greece

  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Medieval City of Rhodes
  • Meteora
  • Mount Athos
  • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
  • Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
  • Archaeological Site of Mystras
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Delos
  • Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
  • Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
  • Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina)
  • Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
  • Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John
  • Old Town of Corfu
  • Archaeological site of Philippi

Guatemala

Guinea

  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Haiti

  • National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

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

Honduras

  • Maya Site of Copan
  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

Hungary

Iceland

India

  • Agra Fort
  • Ajanta Caves
  • Ellora Caves
  • Taj Mahal
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Sun Temple, Konârak
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Churches and Convents of Goa
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Great Living Chola Temples
  • Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
  • Sundarbans National Park
  • Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
  • Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
  • Mountain Railways of India
  • Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
  • Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
  • Red Fort Complex
  • The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
  • Western Ghats
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat
  • Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
  • Historic city of Ahmadabad
  • Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai

Indonesia

  • Borobudur Temple Compounds
  • Komodo National Park
  • Prambanan Temple Compounds
  • Ujung Kulon National Park
  • Sangiran Early Man Site
  • Lorentz National Park
  • Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
  • Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy

Iran

  • Meidan Emam, Esfahan
  • Persepolis
  • Tchogha Zanbil
  • Takht-e Soleyman
  • Bam and its Cultural Landscape
  • Pasargadae
  • Soltaniyeh
  • Bisotun
  • Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran
  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
  • Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil
  • Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
  • The Persian Garden
  • Gonbad-e Qābus
  • Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan
  • Golestan Palace
  • Shahr-i Sokhta
  • Cultural Landscape of Maymand
  • Susa
  • The Persian Qanat
  • Lut Desert
  • Historic City of Yazd
  • Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

Iraq

  • Hatra
  • Ashur (Qal’at Sherqat)
  • Samarra Archaeological City
  • Erbil Citadel
  • The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities

Ireland

Israel

  • Masada
  • Old City of Acre
  • White City of Tel-Aviv — the Modern Movement
  • Biblical Tels – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
  • Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev
  • Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee
  • Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves
  • Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves
  • Necropolis of Bet She’arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal

Italy

Jamaica

  • Blue and John Crow Mountains

Japan

  • Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
  • Himeji-jo
  • Shirakami-Sanchi
  • Yakushima
  • Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
  • Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
  • Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
  • Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
  • Shrines and Temples of Nikko
  • Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
  • Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
  • Shiretoko
  • Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
  • Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land
  • Ogasawara Islands
  • Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
  • Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites
  • Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region
  • Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Jerusalem (site proposed by Jordan)

  • Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls

Jordan

  • Petra
  • Quseir Amra
  • Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa’a)
  • Wadi Rum Protected Area
  • Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas)

Kazakhstan

Kenya

  • Lake Turkana National Parks
  • Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
  • Lamu Old Town
  • Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
  • Fort Jesus, Mombasa
  • Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
  • Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site

Kiribati

  • Phoenix Islands Protected Area

Korea, North

Korea, South

  • Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
  • Jongmyo Shrine
  • Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex
  • Hwaseong Fortress
  • Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
  • Gyeongju Historic Areas
  • Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
  • Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
  • Namhansanseong
  • Baekje Historic Areas
  • Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea

Kyrgyzstan

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

  • Town of Luang Prabang
  • Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

  • Maloti-Drakensberg Park

Libya

  • Archaeological Site of Cyrene
  • Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
  • Archaeological Site of Sabratha
  • Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus
  • Old Town of Ghadamès

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

  • Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region

Madagascar

  • Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
  • Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
  • Rainforests of the Atsinanana

Malawi

Malaysia

  • Gunung Mulu National Park
  • Kinabalu Park
  • Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
  • Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

Mali

  • Old Towns of Djenné
  • Timbuktu
  • Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
  • Tomb of Askia

Malta

Marshall Islands

  • Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site

Mauritania

  • Banc d’Arguin National Park
  • Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata

Mauritius

  • Aapravasi Ghat
  • Le Morne Cultural Landscape

Mexico

  • Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
  • Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
  • Historic Centre of Puebla
  • Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
  • Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
  • Sian Ka’an
  • Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
  • Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
  • Historic Centre of Morelia
  • El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City
  • Historic Centre of Zacatecas
  • Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
  • Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
  • Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl
  • Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
  • Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
  • Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
  • Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
  • Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
  • Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
  • Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
  • Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche
  • Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
  • Luis Barragán House and Studio
  • Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
  • Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
  • Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
  • Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
  • Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
  • Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
  • Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
  • El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
  • Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System
  • Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
  • Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica

Moldova

Mongolia

  • Uvs Nuur Basin
  • Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
  • Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai
  • Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape
  • Landscapes of Dauria

Montenegro

Morocco

  • Medina of Fez
  • Medina of Marrakesh
  • Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
  • Historic City of Meknes
  • Archaeological Site of Volubilis
  • Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
  • Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
  • Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
  • Rabat, modern capital and historic city: a shared heritage

Mozambique

  • Island of Mozambique

Myanmar

  • Pyu Ancient Cities

Namibia

  • Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes
  • Namib Sand Sea

Nepal

  • Kathmandu Valley
  • Sagarmatha National Park
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha

Netherlands

New Zealand

  • Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand
  • Tongariro National Park
  • New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands

Nicaragua

  • Ruins of León Viejo
  • León Cathedral

Niger

  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
  • W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
  • Historic Centre of Agadez

Nigeria

  • Sukur Cultural Landscape
  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

Norway

Oman

  • Bahla Fort
  • Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
  • Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (delisted 2007)
  • Land of Frankincense
  • Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman
  • Ancient City of Qalhat

Pakistan

  • Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro
  • Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol
  • Taxila
  • Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
  • Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta
  • Rohtas Fort

Palau

  • Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

Palestine

Panama

  • Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
  • Darien National Park
  • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
  • Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
  • Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection

Papua New Guinea

  • Kuk Early Agricultural Site

Paraguay

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

Peru

  • City of Cuzco
  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Chavin (Archaeological Site)
  • Huascarán National Park
  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
  • Manú National Park
  • Historic Centre of Lima
  • Río Abiseo National Park
  • Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
  • Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
  • Sacred City of Caral-Supe
  • Qhapac Ñan, Andean Road System

Philippines

  • Baroque Churches of the Philippines
  • Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
  • Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
  • Historic Town of Vigan
  • Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
  • Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary

Poland

Portugal

  • Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
  • Convent of Christ in Tomar
  • Monastery of Batalha
  • Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
  • Historic Centre of Évora
  • Monastery of Alcobaça
  • Cultural Landscape of Sintra
  • Historic Centre of Oporto
  • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde
  • Laurisilva of Madeira
  • Alto Douro Wine Region
  • Historic Centre of Guimarães
  • Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
  • Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications
  • University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia

Qatar

  • Al Zubarah Archaeological Site

Romania

Russian Federation

  • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
  • Kizhi Pogost
  • Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
  • Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
  • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
  • White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
  • Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
  • Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
  • Virgin Komi Forests
  • Lake Baikal
  • Volcanoes of Kamchatka
  • Golden Mountains of Altai
  • Western Caucasus
  • Curonian Spit
  • Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery
  • Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
  • Central Sikhote-Alin
  • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
  • Uvs Nuur Basin
  • Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
  • Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
  • Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
  • Struve Geodetic Arc
  • Putorana Plateau
  • Lena Pillars Nature Park
  • Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex
  • Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk
  • Landscapes of Dauria

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

  • Pitons Management Area

San Marino

Saudi Arabia

  • Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)
  • At-Turaif District in ad-Dir’iyah
  • Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah
  • Rock Art in the Hail Region of Saudi Arabia
  • Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape

Senegal

  • Island of Gorée
  • Niokolo-Koba National Park
  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
  • Island of Saint-Louis
  • Stone Circles of Senegambia
  • Saloum Delta
  • Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes

Serbia

  • Stari Ras and Sopoćani
  • Studenica Monastery
  • Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
  • Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius
  • Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards

Seychelles

Singapore

  • Singapore Botanical Gardens

Slovakia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

  • East Rennell

South Africa

  • Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs
  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  • Robben Island
  • uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park
  • Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
  • Vredefort Dome
  • Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
  • ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape
  • Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains

Spain

  • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
  • Burgos Cathedral
  • Historic Centre of Cordoba
  • Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí
  • Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain
  • Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias
  • Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
  • Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
  • Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
  • Garajonay National Park
  • Historic City of Toledo
  • Mudejar Architecture of Aragon
  • Old Town of Cáceres
  • Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
  • Old City of Salamanca
  • Poblet Monastery
  • Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
  • Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe
  • Doñana National Park
  • Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
  • La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
  • Las Médulas
  • Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
  • Pyrénées – Mont Perdu
  • San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
  • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde
  • Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula
  • University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
  • Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
  • San Cristóbal de La Laguna
  • Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
  • Archaeological Site of Atapuerca
  • Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí
  • Palmeral of Elche
  • Roman Walls of Lugo
  • Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
  • Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza
  • Vizcaya Bridge
  • Teide National Park
  • Tower of Hercules
  • Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
  • Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija
  • Antequerra Dolmens site
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Caliphate City of Medina Azahara

Sri Lanka

  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
  • Ancient City of Sigiriya
  • Sacred City of Anuradhapura
  • Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
  • Sacred City of Kandy
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve
  • Golden Temple of Dambulla
  • Central Highlands of Sri Lanka

Sudan

  • Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
  • Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe
  • Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park

Suriname

  • Central Suriname Nature Reserve
  • Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Sweden

Switzerland

Syrian Arab Republic

  • Ancient City of Damascus
  • Ancient City of Bosra
  • Site of Palmyra
  • Ancient City of Aleppo
  • Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din
  • Ancient Villages of Northern Syria

Tajikistan

Tanzania

  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Selous Game Reserve
  • Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Stone Town of Zanzibar
  • Kondoa Rock-Art Sites
  • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara

Thailand

  • Historic City of Ayutthaya
  • Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
  • Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
  • Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex

Togo

  • Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba

Tunisia

  • Amphitheatre of El Jem
  • Archaeological Site of Carthage
  • Medina of Tunis
  • Ichkeul National Park
  • Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
  • Kairouan
  • Medina of Sousse
  • Dougga / Thugga

Turkey

  • Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
  • Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği
  • Historic Areas of Istanbul
  • Hattusha: the Hittite Capital
  • Nemrut Dağ
  • Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  • Xanthos-Letoon
  • City of Safranbolu
  • Archaeological Site of Troy
  • Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex
  • Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük
  • Bursa and the Cumalikizik: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire
  • Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape
  • Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape
  • Ephesus
  • Archaeological site of And
  • Aphrodisias
  • Göbekli Tepe

Turkmenistan

  • State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”
  • Kunya-Urgench
  • Parthian Fortresses of Nisa

Uganda

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park
  • Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland

United States of America

  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Everglades National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Independence Hall
  • Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
  • Redwood National and State Parks
  • Mammoth Cave National Park
  • Olympic National Park
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Chaco Culture
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
  • Pueblo de Taos
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  • Papahānaumokuākea
  • Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point
  • San Antonio Missions

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

  • Itchan Kala
  • Historic Centre of Bukhara
  • Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
  • Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures
  • Western Tien-Shan

Vanuatu

  • Chief Roi Mata’s Domain

Venezuela

  • Coro and its Port
  • Canaima National Park
  • Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

Vietnam

  • Complex of Hué Monuments
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hoi An Ancient Town
  • My Son Sanctuary
  • Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park
  • Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi
  • Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
  • Trang An Landscape Complex

Yemen

  • Old Walled City of Shibam
  • Old City of Sana’a
  • Historic Town of Zabid
  • Socotra Archipelago

Zambia

Zimbabwe