Category Archives: World Heritage Sites

World Heritage Sites – Canada

    Canada, like the United States, has incredible natural beauty. Most of the locations recognized by UNESCO are in this category. There are also several historic places in Eastern Canada which have been named World Heritage Sites. Check my list … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Peru

    Peru is, first of all, associated with the Inca culture and civilization, and there are numerous reminders of this part of the country’s history. It is also a country blessed with natural wonders. The Amazon River begins here; the … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Germany

     Germany is a marvelous country to visit. Since it historically dates back to the Roman Empire, there are many World Heritage Sites. Some are obviously more recent, as well, since Germany is a varied land with much to offer … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Egypt

     Egypt is famous as the center of the Egyptian Civilization, a culture which dominated the region for thousands of years. It is fortunate that there are so many remnants from this period, and UNESCO was quick to list many … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Brazil

    Brazil is the largest country in South America and is also the most populous. It is blessed with quite a few natural wonders, especially the world’s largest river, the Amazon. UNESCO has rewarded the people of Brazil by designating … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – India

     India is an ancient country, characterized by incredible wealth at various times in its history. In addition, the country is large and blessed with numerous natural wonders as well as unusual wildlife. For all these reasons, there are numerous … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Benelux Countries

    The Benelux countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg, cover a small area but are packed with tourist attractions. UNESCO has rewarded these countries by placing several of these sites on their World Heritage List. My favorites are listed below along … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Central America

    Central America is a narrow string of countries connecting North America with South America. Because of its location, as a choke-point for land travel between the two continents, there are numerous ancient Native American sites which fit the criteria … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Mexico

    Mexico is one of the oldest countries in Latin America and has numerous pre-Colonial and Native American sites which UNESCO has recognized with World Heritage Site status. Some of the best are listed and pictured below.       1. … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Australia

    Australia, like the United States and Canada, is short on history (a fairly recent country as countries go) but blessed with tremendous natural beauty and interesting, unusual wildlife. Thus, UNESCO has chosen this type of location to preserve for the … Continue reading

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