Learning about others’ culture, history and language will expand your own
Seek out and enjoy the differences
Participate and envelop the experience into yourself
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.
|Great Barrier Reef||Australia|
|Pyramids of Giza||Egypt|
|Old City of Jerusalem||Israel|
|Itsukushima Shinto Shrine||Japan|
|Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg||Austria|
|Works of Antoni Gaudi||Spain|
|Cultural Landscape of Bali||Indonesia|
|Leshan Giant Buddha||China|
|Yellowstone National Park||USA|