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World Heritage SitesCity of Verona

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During our vacation at the Lago di Garda we visited also Verona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 9/18/2006

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World Heritage SitesBenedictine Convent of St John at Müstair

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During our way to the Lago di Garda in Italy we took a side trip to Müstair. The coordinates represents the entrance of this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green

location: Switzerland

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 8/6/2012

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Town of Goslar

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Since 1992 the 'Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar' is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Freiwillige

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 3/23/2013

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World Heritage SitesAuschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp- Poland

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Auschwitz-Birkenau was the principal and most notorious of the several concentration and extermination camps established by Nazi Germany , during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 4/16/2011

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World Heritage SitesWieliczka Salt Mines- Poland

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This is the most amazing place with caverns, a Church with some lovely carvings all in salt, a restaurant and even a lake with a boat on it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 4/1/2015

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World Heritage SitesDorset and East Devon Coast- Isle of Portland

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co ords are from Portland Bill the most southerly point on The Isle of Portland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 4/5/2015

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World Heritage SitesSanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus - Greece

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The Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus is located in the Prefecture of Argolis, Region of the Peloponnesos, in Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 9/12/2012

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World Heritage SitesKizhi Pogost

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This is an enclosure on Kizhi Island in Lake Onegra, containing two large wooden churches and a bell tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Russia

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 3/5/2008

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World Heritage SitesHumayun's Tomb, Delhi

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During a business trip to Vadodara we had a short sightseeing tour in Delhi. There we visited 2 World Heritage Sites: Red Fort Complex and Humayun's Tomb

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green

location: India

date approved: 2/27/2008

last visited: 10/31/2013

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World Heritage SitesRed Fort Complex

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During a business trip to Vadodara we had a short sightseeing tour in Delhi. There we visited 2 World Heritage Sites: Red Fort Complex and Humayun's Tomb

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Stream_Green

location: India

date approved: 2/27/2008

last visited: 11/19/2012

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World Heritage SitesColonial City of Santo Domingo

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This colonial town, founded in 1498, was laid out on a grid pattern that became the model for almost all town planners in the New World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Dominican Republic

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 1/20/2015

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World Heritage SitesRobben Island -Ref: 916 - Capetown South Africa

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Lying 11km off the shores of Cape Town, Robben Island was the place where the city housed its unloved, unwanted and undesirables, from lepers to common criminals and political prisoners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 8/23/2011

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World Heritage SitesAyuttaya, Ancient capital of Thailand

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Founded in 1350, this is actually the 2nd Siamese capital. Was left in ruins by Burmese army in 1750 and the capital was moved down the Chao Phraya River to Bangkok which has remained the capital since.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member horizon seeker

location: Thailand

date approved: 2/13/2008

last visited: 3/22/2010

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns - Greece

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The archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tiryns are located in the Prefecture of Argolis, Region of the Peloponnesos, in Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 1/30/2008

last visited: 12/28/1987

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World Heritage SitesHistorical Center of the City of Yaroslavl

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The historic city of Yaroslavl will celebrate the 1000th anniversary of its founding in 2010.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Russia

date approved: 1/27/2008

last visited: 1/28/2008

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World Heritage SitesFatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Fatehpur Sikri is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from 1571 until 1585, when it

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: India

date approved: 1/8/2008

last visited: 10/31/2003

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World Heritage SitesTaj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh, India

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A tomb to the memory of Mumtaz Mahal constructed by her husband Sha Jahan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: India

date approved: 1/8/2008

last visited: 1/10/2015

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World Heritage SitesM. Rokuon-ji (Kinkaku-ji) - Kyoto, Japan

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This site is part of "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto". In December 1994, the 17 properties were approved for inclusion as "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto" during the 18th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Thailand.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kyoto, Japan

date approved: 12/29/2007

last visited: 6/5/2014

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World Heritage SitesThe Great Wall of China

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The Great Wall is a very visited site near Beijing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: China

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 8/30/2014

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World Heritage SitesMausoleum of the First Qin Emperor - The Emperor's Terra Cotta Army

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Seeing is believing this mausoleum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: China

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 10/6/2012

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World Heritage SitesLa Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium

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La Grand-Place in Brussels is a remarkably homogeneous body of public and private buildings, dating mainly from the late 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: Belgium

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 3/16/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Center of Brugge, Belgium

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Brugge is an outstanding example of a medieval historic settlement, which has maintained its historic fabric as this has evolved over the centuries, and where original Gothic constructions form part of the town's identity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: Belgium

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 2/6/2015

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World Heritage SitesCistercian Abbey of Fontenay

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The Abbey of Fontenay is a Cistercian abbey located in the commune of Montbard, in the département of Côte-d'Or in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: France

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 6/21/2005

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World Heritage SitesVézelay, Church and Hill

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Shortly after its foundation in the 9th century, the Benedictine abbey of Vézelay acquired the relics of St Mary Magdalene and since then it has been an important place of pilgrimage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member richwolf

location: France

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 6/17/2009

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Cordoba

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The old town of Cordoba contains many impressive architectural reminders of when Córdoba was the thriving capital of the Caliphate of Córdoba that governed almost all of the Iberian peninsula. It was originally designated in 1984.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Spain

date approved: 11/5/2007

last visited: 6/3/2004

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