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World Heritage SitesArles and his Roman Monuments

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Arles is a lovely town in the south of France. The traces of Roman civilizations, like the Arena, are among the best preserved in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: France

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 10/14/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric center of Avignon

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Avignon is one of the most remarcable cities in the south of France. It´s famous because of the Pope crisis with Rome, but, also because of it´s bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: France

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 1/2/2015

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Center of Olinda

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Olinda was founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese. The harmonious balance between the buildings, gardens, 20 Baroque churches, convents and numerous small passos (chapels) all contribute to Olinda's particular charm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Pernambuco, Brazil

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 7/5/2006

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World Heritage SitesEl Escorial

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The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an immense palace, Augustinian monastery, museum, and library complex located at San Lorenzo de El Escorial a town 45 kilometres northwest of Madrid in the autonomous community of Madrid in Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Spain

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 11/29/2011

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World Heritage SitesHistoric City of Toledo

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Toledo is a city of Spain. It was declared a World Heritage in 1986, due to its extensive cultural and monumental heritage as one of the former capitals of the Spanish Empire and place of coexistence of Christian, Jewish and Moorish cultures.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Spain

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 6/30/2013

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Ensemble of Mérida

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Mérida was founded in the year 25 BC, with the name of Emerita Augusta and preserves more important ancient Roman monuments than any other city in Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Spain

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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World Heritage SitesThe Town of Avila

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Ávila is a town in the south of Old Castile, the capital of the province of the same name, now part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Spain

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 8/1/2010

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World Heritage SitesLe Mont Saint Michel

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The « Wonder of the Western World » forms a tower in the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: France

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 6/16/1988

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World Heritage SitesShiratani Unsuikyo, Yakushima, Japan

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(From the UNESCO site) Yakushima exhibits a rich flora, with some 1,900 species and subspecies, including ancient specimens of the sugi (Japanese cedar). It also contains a remnant of a warm-temperate ancient forest that is unique in this region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member budd-rdc

location: Japan

date approved: 10/21/2006

last visited: 10/23/2006

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World Heritage SitesMonastery of the Hieronymites / Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Lisboa

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In 1496 the King D. Manuel I makes a request to build a Monastery in the Tagus banks to the holy church. In 1501 the works began and one century later they were completed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 4/12/2009

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World Heritage SitesBelem Tower / Torre de Belem - Lisboa

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Belém Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a fortified tower located in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 10/6/2010

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World Heritage SitesJungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, Switzerland

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One of the world greatest glaciers located in the Cantons of Bern and Wallis Switzerland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tijgetje

location: Switzerland

date approved: 10/18/2006

last visited: 2/20/2015

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World Heritage SitesPalace and Park of Versailles

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The Palace of Versailles was the principal residence of the French kings from the time of Louis XIV to Louis XVI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 10/11/2006

last visited: 2/25/2015

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World Heritage SitesFerrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta

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Ferrara - located in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cjt3

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 9/28/2006

last visited: 10/12/2013

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World Heritage SitesParis, Banks of the Seine

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This site covers a broad area of the historic center of Paris. The location indicated is the Place de la Concorde, the home to the Egyptian Obelisk and right near to the Tuileries garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 7/25/2013

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Évora, Portugal

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Take sometime to stroll in the magnificient historic center of Évora, in Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Portugal

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 9/13/2008

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World Heritage SitesSkellig Michael

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A monastic complex located on Skellig Michael, an island 9 miles off County Kerry, Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team KTO'Brien

location: Ireland

date approved: 9/10/2006

last visited: 7/6/2011

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World Heritage SitesKakadu National Park

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Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member caffiend42

location: Northern Territory, Australia

date approved: 9/9/2006

last visited: 2/13/2007

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World Heritage SitesKinderdijk

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Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout ref. 818

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MarkyMarkies

location: Netherlands

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 1/1/2015

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World Heritage SitesSt Mary´s Cathedral, Hildesheim

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The Hildesheimer cathedral St. Maria was built in 872. All follow-up buildings rise on its foundations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Freiwillige

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/27/2006

last visited: 10/9/2014

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World Heritage SitesQuedlinburg, Germany

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Quedlinburg`s medieval town exhibits more than eight centuries of authentic architecture in a way that is unique in both quality und quantity. Buildings of all styles and epochs make Quedlinburg the perfect place to study the development of half-timbered building-techniques and styles throughout the ages.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Freiwillige

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 4/21/2014

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World Heritage Sites374-001 Beaumaris Castle

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This is one of four named World Heritage Castles built by King Edward I in North Wales as part of his attempts to subdue the Welsh people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Happy Landins

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2006

last visited: 4/25/2013

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World Heritage SitesGöreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia

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Main entrance to the Goreme Open Air Museum in Cappadocia, Turkey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChadsClan

location: Turkey

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 6/15/2011

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World Heritage SitesHierapolis-Pamukkale

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Northern Entrance to Hierapolis-Pamukkale.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChadsClan

location: Turkey

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 7/29/1997

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World Heritage SitesGiant's Causeway and Causeway coast

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On the north coast of the County of Antrim, Northern Ireland. The site lies on the Causeway Coast between Causeway Head and Benbane Head and includes the foreshore, the cliffs, the clifftop path and the car park and visitor facilities at Causeway Head.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tafari

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/29/2006

last visited: 3/7/2013

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