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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Oporto

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The city of Oporto, built along the hillsides overlooking the mouth of the Douro river, is an outstanding urban landscape with a 2,000-year history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MightyReek

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 10/24/2010

last visited: 1/30/2015

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World Heritage SitesBauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau - Dessau

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The Bauhaus occupies a place of its own in the history of 20th century culture, architecture, design, art and new media. "The building is the ultimate goal of all fine art,” the Bauhaus manifesto proclaimed back in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 7/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centres of Stralsund and Wismar - Wismar

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Wismar (German pronunciation: ['v?sma?]) is a small port and Hanseatic League town in northern Germany on the Baltic Sea and is representative of Hanseatic League city brick construction as well as the German brick churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 12/13/2014

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centres of Stralsund and Wismar - Stralsund

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The Brick Gothic historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 4/14/2014

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World Heritage SitesRoute of Santiago de Compostella

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Autonomous Communities of Aragon, Navarre, la Rioja, Castile-Leon and Galicia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Aragón, Spain

date approved: 9/24/2010

last visited: 9/5/2009

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World Heritage SitesVilla d' Este, Tivoli, Lazio, Italy

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The Villa d'Este is a villa situated at Tivoli, near Rome, Italy. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, it is a fine example of Renaissance architecture and the Italian Renaissance garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 9/24/2010

last visited: 6/14/2005

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World Heritage SitesGunung Mulu National Park - Malaysia

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Gunung Mulu National Park is Malaysia's "crown jewel" in its system of national parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Malaysia

date approved: 8/24/2010

last visited: 11/4/2012

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World Heritage SitesAgra Fort

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16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Papiolencs

location: India

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: 3/12/2014

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World Heritage SitesJantar Mantar

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Astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Papiolencs

location: India

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: 1/8/1992

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World Heritage SitesDerinkuyu Underground City

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Dwellings, troglodyte villages and underground towns – the remains of a traditional human habitat dating back to the 4th century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MightyReek

location: Turkey

date approved: 8/17/2010

last visited: 10/27/2013

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World Heritage SitesKaymakli Underground City

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Dwellings, troglodyte villages and underground towns – the remains of a traditional human habitat dating back to the 4th century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MightyReek

location: Turkey

date approved: 8/17/2010

last visited: 9/27/2013

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World Heritage SitesLe Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret

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[FR] Ville inscrit au patrimoine mondial de l'humanité en raison de l'« exploitation novatrice du potentiel du béton ». [EN] Le Havre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 3/4/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of São Salvador da Bahia - Brasil

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As the first capital of Brazil, from 1549 to 1763, Salvador de Bahia witnessed the blending of European, African and Amerindian cultures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes

location: Bahia, Brazil

date approved: 5/29/2010

last visited: 4/8/2015

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World Heritage SitesLe Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli - Via Garibaldi - Genoa, Italy

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The Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli, in Genoa's historic centre (late 16th and early 17th centuries) represent the first example in Europe of an urban development project with a unitary framework.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Liguria, Italy

date approved: 4/24/2010

last visited: 4/7/2012

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World Heritage SitesLe Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli - Palazzo Spinola - Genoa, Italy

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The edifice was constructed in 1593 as per the will of Francesco Grimaldi on the pre-existent Medieval foundations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Liguria, Italy

date approved: 4/24/2010

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of the City of Pienza, Toscana - Italy

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Historic Centre of the City of Pienza in Val d'Orcia, Toscana is one of the first Renaissance towns.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member ArktiS

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 4/14/2010

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World Heritage SitesLe Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli - Palazzo Reale - Genoa, Italy

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Noble class residence, “reggia sabauda”, with the splendid Museo Nazionale in the centre of the manumental Via Balbi (sec. XVII). Evocative garden and terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Liguria, Italy

date approved: 4/18/2010

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesResidences of the Royal House of Savoy - Palazzo Madama - Turin, Italy

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Palazzo Madama e Casaforte degli Acaja is a palace in Turin, northern Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 8/19/2008

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World Heritage SitesResidences of the Royal House of Savoy - Palazzo Reale - Turin, Italy

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Royal Palace of Turin or Palazzo Reale, is a palace in Turin, northern Italy. It was the royal palace of the House of Savoy. It was modernised greatly by the French born Madama Reale Christine Marie of France (1606-1663) in the seventeenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 4/5/2010

last visited: 2/2/2014

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World Heritage SitesTa’ Hagrat Temple, Mgarr, Malta

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The Ta’ Hagrat Temple at Mgarr is one of the earliest temple sites on Malta, dated to the Ggantija phase, 3600-3000 BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Malta

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 3/5/2015

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World Heritage SitesFortifications of Vauban: Fort de la Hogue (Normandy, France)

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From a far visible tower of Fort de la Hogue - a landmark of Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue area - is one of 12 fortified objects designed by genial French military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, which were added to UNESCO WH List in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesMelaka

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A former Portuguese, Dutch, then British colony, Melaka (Malay spelling) is a beautiful, historic city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Riblit

location: Malaysia

date approved: 2/23/2010

last visited: 2/1/2012

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World Heritage SitesImperial Tombs of the Ming Dynasty - Sacred Way (Beijing province, China)

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The Ming Tombs, UNESCO World Heritage Site located about 30 miles NW of Beijing near Shisanlingzhen at the foot of the Tianshou Mountains, are one of touristic highlights of Beijing City area...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: China

date approved: 2/15/2010

last visited: 9/16/2012

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World Heritage SitesBrimstone Hill Fortress National Park, Parish of Saint Thomas, St Kitts

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An outstanding British fortress, built by slave labor to exact standards during a peak period of European colonial expansion in the Caribbean. It is an exceptional and well preserved example of 17th and 18th century British military architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: none listed yet

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: 1/24/2015

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World Heritage SitesChurch and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci - Milan, Italy

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Leonardo's Last Supper is located inside this Convent in Milan's northwestern sector.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 1/24/2010

last visited: 9/23/2014

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