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World Heritage SitesRhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes - Grisons, Switzerland

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The Albula and the Bernina line offer many breathtaking views, nature, culture and history. It was registered as a world heritage site in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Switzerland

date approved: 4/5/2011

last visited: 9/5/2013

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World Heritage SitesRideau Canal World Heritage Site

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A highlight of winter in Ottawa is the Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink. The date of inscription as a Unesco Heritage site is 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sakidoo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/28/2011

last visited: 3/1/2015

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World Heritage SitesHimeji-jo Castle, a World Heritage - Himeji Japan

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Himeji Castle, the largest castle in Japan is currently undergoing restoration work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Hyogo, Japan

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 10/7/2008

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World Heritage SitesLubenice - Croatia

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Lubenice is an ancient fort city on the island of Cres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Waupe

location: Croatia

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: 4/17/2011

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World Heritage SitesGreat Smoky Mountains National Park - Newfound Gap

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a major North American refuge of temperate zone flora and fauna with exceptional natural beauty with undisturbed, virgin forest including the largest block of virgin red spruce remaining on earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/17/2011

last visited: 4/22/2015

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World Heritage SitesUniversity of Virginia

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The University of Virginia is listed jointly with Monticello as a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2011

last visited: 7/14/2012

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World Heritage SitesCity of Safranbolu

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From the 13th century to the advent of the railway in the early 20th century, Safranbolu was an important caravan station on the main East–West trade route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/1/2011

last visited: 9/25/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Mosque City of Bagerhat, Bangladesh

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Old town of Bagerhat with two groups of archaeological remains: surviving buildings and non-descript type of structural buildings. The most famous of them all is the Mosque of 60 domes or Mosque of Shait Gumbad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Bangladesh

date approved: 2/6/2011

last visited: 1/26/2011

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World Heritage SitesAncient Ad Dir'iyah in Saudi Arabia

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The first capital of the Saudi Dynasty, in the middle of the Arabian Penisula, north-west of Riyadh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sassainfl

location: Saudi Arabia

date approved: 2/3/2011

last visited: 5/20/2011

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World Heritage SitesPrehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde

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The two Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley (Portugal) and Siega Verde (Spain), consisting of rocky cliffs carved by fluvial erosion and embedded in an isolated rural landscape, have been engraved over several millennia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Guarda, Portugal

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 10/6/2011

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World Heritage SitesPontcysyllte Aqueduct, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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Situated in north-eastern Wales, the 18 kilometre long Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal is a feat of civil engineering of the Industrial Revolution, completed in the early years of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2010

last visited: 12/3/2014

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World Heritage SitesLord Howe Island Group, ID: 186

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A remarkable example of isolated oceanic islands, born of volcanic activity more than 2,000 m under the sea, these islands boast a spectacular topography and are home to numerous endemic species, especially birds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/19/2010

last visited: 5/20/2009

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World Heritage SitesOld Town Regensburg, Germany, BY

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The old town of Regensburg, Germany, Bayern (Bavaria) is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage since 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/23/2010

last visited: 3/8/2015

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World Heritage SitesLe Morne Cultural Landscape

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Le Morne Cultural Landscape, a rugged mountain that juts into the Indian Ocean in the southwest of Mauritius was used as a shelter by runaway slaves, maroons, through the 18th and early years of the 19th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sandvika

location: Mauritius

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: 8/6/2014

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World Heritage SitesCentennial Hall in Wroclaw - Poland

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Building of concrete architecture in Wroclaw / Poland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Dolnośląskie, Poland

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: 6/23/2013

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World Heritage SitesAl Qasba - Kasbah of Algiers

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Al Qasba (Arabic: ?????, meaning citadel) is specifically the citadel of Algiers in Algeria and the traditional quarter clustered around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sandvika

location: Algeria

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 10/26/2013

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World Heritage SitesCracow's Historic Centre - Poland

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Historic centre of Cracow, the former capital of Poland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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World Heritage SitesAncient Thebes Necropolis - Egypt

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A part of WHS location "Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 12/26/2012

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World Heritage SitesTemple of Karnak - Egypt

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A partof WHS "Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 12/25/1987

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World Heritage SitesPyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur - Egypt

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A part of WHS "Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 12/25/1987

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World Heritage SitesSaint Catherine Area - Egypt

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Area around the monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 5/16/2012

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World Heritage SitesPlitvice Lakes National Park - Croatia

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The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. These geological processes cont. today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Croatia

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: 8/24/2014

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World Heritage SitesMedina Sousse - Tunisia

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Sousse was an important commercial and military port during the Aghlabid period (800–909) and is a typical example of a town dating from the first centuries of Islam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Tunisia

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: 5/21/2014

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World Heritage SitesAmphitheatre El Jam, Tunisia

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The impressive ruins of the largest colosseum in North Africa

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Tunisia

date approved: 11/3/2010

last visited: 5/24/2014

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World Heritage SitesMeteora, Greece

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In a region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these 'columns of the sky' from the 11th century onwards. Twenty-four of these monasteries were built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Greece

date approved: 11/3/2010

last visited: 9/29/2006

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