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World Heritage SitesBeijing Palace Museum - Gugong or "Forbidden City"

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The Beijing Palace Museum, also known as Gugong or the Forbidden City, was the Chinese imperial palace during the mid-Ming and the Qing Dynasties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fehrgo

location: China

date approved: 2/18/2007

last visited: 10/25/2005

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World Heritage SitesHead-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada

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Located in southwest Alberta, this site is one of the world's oldest, largest and best-preserved buffalo jumps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKs

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2007

last visited: 6/30/2014

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World Heritage SitesSpeyer Cathedral

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The Speyer Cathedral in Speyer, Germany is a very large and imposing basilica of red sandstone and the city's most famous landmark, visible for miles around.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/27/2007

last visited: 12/7/2014

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World Heritage SitesLa Grand-Place, Brussels

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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 Premium Member Tone

location: Belgium

date approved: 12/8/2006

last visited: 5/19/2014

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World Heritage SitesAlhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada

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Rising above the modern lower town, the Alhambra and the Albaycín, situated on two adjacent hills, form the medieval part of Granada. To the east of the Alhambra fortress and residence are the magnificent gardens of the Generalife.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tone

location: Spain

date approved: 11/25/2006

last visited: 11/10/2014

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World Heritage SitesAngkor Wat

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Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. And a very beautiful and exciting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tone

location: Cambodia

date approved: 11/23/2006

last visited: 3/29/2015

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World Heritage SitesPetra

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A breath taking place!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tone

location: Jordan

date approved: 11/22/2006

last visited: 4/5/2013

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World Heritage SitesPla de Petracos-Abric

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Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula - 8000 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tone

location: Spain

date approved: 11/21/2006

last visited: 8/19/2014

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World Heritage Sites Cultural Landscape of Sintra

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Sintra is one of those magical places where man and nature come together in a perfect symbiosis, as if wishing to leave us in a state leave of permanent surprise, enraptured by the beauty of their joint efforts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: 8/10/2008

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World Heritage SitesFrontiers of the Roman Empire

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In 2005, Unesco added the German limes to the pre-existing site called Hadrian's Wall and renamed it. This location marks the Limes museum of Aalen, a town in southwest Germany located along the German limes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: 12/4/2010

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World Heritage SitesYellowstone National Park

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Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within the park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hotsprings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/17/2006

last visited: 9/20/2014

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World Heritage SitesTaos Pueblo

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Taos Pueblo (or Pueblo de Taos), continuously inhabited for more than 1000 years, is the ancient town of the Northern Tiwa speaking tribe of the Pueblo people, Native Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 2/19/2014

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World Heritage SitesCasa Batlló House, Barcelona

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A fantastic work of Gaudi. A must see in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 11/2/2006

last visited: 10/4/2013

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World Heritage SitesSagrada Família, Barcelona, Spain

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A gigantic unfinished work of art by the brilliant mind of Gaudi. It's probably the most well-known icon of Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 11/2/2006

last visited: 4/8/2014

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World Heritage SitesParque Güell, Barcelona, Spain

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Another fantastic masterpiece by Gaudí. The park is excellent with lots of details to see. The view over the city is also very nice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 11/2/2006

last visited: 6/17/2009

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World Heritage SitesCasa Milla - La Pedreda, Barcelona

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La Pedreda is yet another work of art from Gaudí.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 11/2/2006

last visited: 3/26/2015

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World Heritage SitesHue Monuments

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This is the decorative eastern gate leading into the Forbidden Purple City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotours

location: Vietnam

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 3/8/2015

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne

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Known as Brú na Bóinne (English: "Quarters of the Boyne") this is an internationally important complex of Neolithic chamber tombs, standing stones, henges and other prehistoric enclosures located in a wide meander of the River Boyne in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ireland

date approved: 10/30/2006

last visited: 5/31/2012

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World Heritage SitesEnryaku-ji, Mount Hiei, Shiga Prefecture

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Enryaku-ji, located on the sacred Mount Hiei is considered to be the mother of Japanese Buddhism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member budd-rdc

location: Japan

date approved: 10/28/2006

last visited: 10/8/2008

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World Heritage SitesConvent of the Order of Christ

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The Convent of the Order of Christ, in Tomar, Portugal, was originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/27/2006

last visited: 6/21/2009

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World Heritage SitesThe Old City of Bern

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Bern's city center is largely medieval its most famous sight is the Zytglogge, an elaborate medieval clock tower with moving puppets. It also has an impressive 15th century Gothic cathedral, the Münster, and a 15th century town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Switzerland

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 12/22/2012

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World Heritage SitesLe Pont du Gard

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The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct in the south of France constructed by the Roman Empire, and located near Remoulins, in the Gard département.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 10/3/2013

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World Heritage SitesMonastery of Alcobaça

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The Monastery of Alcobaça is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 11/14/2013

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World Heritage SitesWurzburg Residenz

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The Würzburger Residenz is a palace in Würzburg, Germany inspired in the Versailles Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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World Heritage SitesCarcassonne

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Carcassonne is the largest fortified city in Europe and one of the most well preserved. It´s a must visit if you´re in the south of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: France

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 12/12/2014

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