History, Architecture, Language

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25 Most Popular Unesco Heritage Sites

There are 1,157 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 900 of them are Cultural Sites of significance. Below is a short list of the top 25 most popular!

UNESCO also produces a list of sites that are in Danger – and they list 55 sites in peril due to armed conflict and war, earthquakes and other natural disasters, pollution, poaching, uncontrolled urbanization and unchecked tourist development pose major problems to World Heritage sites.


Angkor WatCambodia
Taj MahalIndia
Great Barrier ReefAustralia
Easter IslandChile
Machu PicchuPeru
Old HavanaCuba
Pyramids of GizaEgypt
Old City of JerusalemIsrael
Great WallChina
Itsukushima Shinto ShrineJapan
Cinque TerreItaly
Historic Centre of the City of SalzburgAustria
Works of Antoni GaudiSpain
Vatican City 
Rila MonasteryBulgaria
Giant’s CausewayIreland
Abu SimbelEgypt
Chichen ItzaMexico
Cultural Landscape of BaliIndonesia
Leshan Giant BuddhaChina
Yellowstone National ParkUSA
Galapagos IslandsEcuador
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