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SiteCountryExtra info
Boyana ChurchDates back to the 10th century
Memphis and its NecropolisPyramids of Giza; Sphinx are here
Salonga National ParkAfrica's largest tropical rainforest reserve
Site of PalmyraWas at one time one of the most important cultural cities in the world
Tassili n'Ajer15,000+ cave drawings and engravings
DelosApollo's birthplace
Historic Centre of GuimarãesAssociated with emergence of this country's national identity
San Agustin Archaeological ParkLargest group of religious monuments in South America
Changdeokgung Palace ComplexBuilt in early 15th century
Kilimanjaro National ParkThe world's largest free-standing volcanic mass
Convent of St GallAt one time was one of the most important monasteries in Europe
Varberg Radio StationOnly surviving example of a major transmitting station before electricity
Pre-Hispanic City of TeotihuacanTeotihuacan means 'the place where the gods were created'
Mont-Saint-Michel and its BayCalled the 'Wonder of the West'
Mount HuangshanKnown as 'the loveliest mountain' in its country
HattushaThe Hittite Capital
Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie MountainsBuilt in the 1st centuries BC and AD
Humayun's TombIts design inspired a much more famous tomb
Fortress of SuomenlinnaBuilt at the entrance to the capital's harbor
Stari Grad PlainVirtually intact since 4th century
Notre-Dame Cathedral in TournaiBuilt in 1100s; precursor of Gothic style
SiteCountryExtra info
Ampitheater of El JemLargest colosseum in North Africa
Robben IslandHas been used as a prison, military base, and hospital
MasadaMost complete Roman siege works surviving today
Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural LandscapeHistoric network of wine cellars
Ouadi Qadisha and the Forest of the Cedars of GodMonasteries and the famous cedars
Archaeological Site of CyreneOnce one of the principal cities of the Hellenic world
Ischigualasto and Talampaya National ParksMost complete continental fossil record known from Triassic Period
Medina of FezHome of the oldest university in the world
Sewell Mining TownSite of world's largest underground copper mine, El Teniente
Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic BuildingsDesigned to rival Hagia Sofia; symbolizes the 'new Constantinople'
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National ParkMonolith and rock domes
Khami Ruins National MonumentObjects from Europe and China have been found here
Fuerte de SamaipataHuge sculptured rock hill
Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de JumanaDepict living creatures, plants, and imaginary beings
Ban Chiang Archaeological SiteMost important prehistoric settlement so far discovered in SE Asia
Genbaku DomeOriginally designed to promote industrial production
Komodo National ParkHome of Komodo dragons
SoltaniyehA key monument in development of Islamic architecture
Aachen CathedralConstruction began under Charlemagne
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long Constructed in 11th century on top of a Chinese fortress dating to the 7th century
Palace & Gardens of SchonbrunnResidence of Habsburg emperors
SiteCountryExtra info
BryggenOld wharf of Bergen
Tower of HerculesHas stood since the 1st century
D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping StationLargest steam-pumping station ever built
Fort JesusBuilt by Portuguese in the 1590s
Golden Temple of DambullaWith 157 statues, it has been a pilgrimage site for 22 centuries
Archaeological Ruins at MoenjodaroBuilt in 3rd millennium BC
Kremlin and Red SquareHas been linked to all important events in this country back to the 13th century
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela11 monolithic cave churches
Piazza del DuomoContains a certain tower, cathedral, baptistry, and cemetery
Great Smoky Mountains National ParkHome to perhaps the greatest variety of salamanders in the world
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National ParkLimestone karst landscape and underground river
Auschwitz-Birkenau1.5 million people were placed here
Pilgrimage Church of St. John of NepomukStar-shaped church at Zelena Hora
Ironbridge GorgeThe symbol of the Industrial Revolution
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo JumpAborigines chased prey off of this cliff
Island of GoréeWas the largest slave-trading center on the African coast
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its VicinityTown seal is from 1275
Pantanal Conservation AreaHeadwaters of Cuiaba and Paraguay rivers
Coiba National ParkLast refuge for a number of threatened animals

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