Hawai'i Volcanoes National ParkMy World Heritage sites

I have had the pleasure of visiting 216 UNESCO World Heritage listed sites, experiences and memories

North America (10 sites)
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (Canada)
Kluane-Wrangell-St. Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek (Canada/US)
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen Itza (Mexico)
Grand Canyon National Park (USA)
Statue of Liberty (USA)
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (USA)Galapagos Islands
Yosemite National Park (USA)
Redwood National and State Parks (USA)
Everglades National Park (USA)

Yellowstone National Park (USA)

South America (4 sites)
Quito (Ecuador)
Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca (Ecuador)
Sangay National Park (Ecuador)

Caribbean (4 sites)
Historic Area of Willemstad (Netherland Antilles)
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site (Puerto Rico)Uluru
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (St Kitts and Nevis)
Old Havana and its fortifications (Cuba)

Australasia (15 sites)
Fraser Island (Australia)
Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
Greater Blue Mountains Area (Australia)
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens (Australia)
Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves (Australia)
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Australia)


Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Australia)
Sydney Opera House (Australia)Kakadu
Willandra Lakes Region (Australia)
Kakadu National Park (Australia)
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
The Lagoons of New Caledonia (New Caladonia)
Te Wahipounamu (New Zealand)
Australian Convict Sites (Australia)
Gondwana Rainorests (Australia)

Asia (27 sites)
Angkor (Cambodia)
Great Wall (China)
The Forbidden City (China)
Hwaseong Fortress (South Korea)The Great Wall of China
Changdeokgung Palace Complex (South Korea)
Kinabalu Park (Malaysia)
Lake Baikal (Siberia, Russia)
Ha Long Bay (Vietnam)
Archaeological Site of Troy (Turkey)
Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (Turkey)
Red Fort (India)
Qutb Complex (India)
Tomb of Humayun (India)
Agra Fort (India)
Taj Mahal (India)Taj Mahal
Fatehpur Sikri (India)
Keoladeo National Park (India)
Jantar Mantar (India)
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa (Turkmenistan)
Ancient Merv (Turkmenistan)
Historic Centre of Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz (Uzbekistan)
Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures (Uzbekistan)
Fujisan - Sacred place and source of artistic inspiration (Japan)
Hill Forts of Rajasthan (India)
The old town of Galle and its fortifications (Sri Lanka)

Western Tien-Shan (Kyrgystan)

Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve (Kazakhstan)

 

Palmyra

Middle East (8 sites)
Baalbek (Lebanon)
Petra (Jordan)
Um er-Rasas (Jordan)
Aleppo (Syria)
Damascus (Syria)
Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din (Syria)
Palmyra (Syria)
Wadi Rum (Jordan)

Africa (12 sites)

Pyramids of Egypt
Ancient Thebes (Egypt)
Islamic Cairo (Egypt)
 Memphis and its Necropolis (Egypt)
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (Egypt)
Saint Catherine Area (Egypt)
Rabat, modern capital and historic city (Morocco)
Medina of Sousse (Tunisia)
Medina of Tunis (Tunisia)
Archeological site of Carthage (Tunisia)
Kairouan (Tunisia)
El Djem (Tunisia)

Laurisilva of Madeira (Portugal)

Western Europe (29 sites)
Belfries of Belgium and France (Belgium/France) Paris, banks of the Seine
Major Town houses of the architect Victor Horta (Belgium)
Historic Centre of Vienna (Austria)
Historic Centre of Bruges (Belgium)
La Grand-Place, Brussels (Belgium)
Flemish Beguinages (Belgium)
Palace and Park of Versailles (France)
Paris, Banks of the Seine (France)
City of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Cologne Cathedral (Germany)
Aachen Cathedral (Germany)
Museum Island (Germany)
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (Germany) Mont Saint-Michel
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (Belgium)
Stoclet Palace (Belgium)
Vezelay Town and Abbey (France)
Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (France)
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (France)
Canals of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Plantin-Moretus Museum (Belgium)
Würzburg Residence (Germany)
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (Germany)
Amiens Cathedral (France)
Le Havre, the City rebuilt by Auguste Perret (France)
Mont Saint-Michel (France)
Fortifications of Vauban (France)
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (Switzerland)

Speicherstadt and Kontorhous District (Germany)

Würzburg Residence (Germany)

Northern Europe (23 sites)Bru na Boinne
Fortress of Suomenlinna (Finland)
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn (Estonia)
Historic Centre of Riga (Latvia)
Vilnius Historic Centre (Lithuania)
Bru na Boinne (Ireland)
Maritime Greenwich (England, UK)
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (England, UK)
Tower of London (England, UK)
Westminster Abbey (England, UK)
Giant's Causeway (Northern Ireland)
Thingvellir National Park (Iceland) The Giant's Causeway
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (Wales, UK)
City of Bath (England, UK)
Ironbridge Gorge (England, UK)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (Wales, UK)  
Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City (England, UK)
West Norwegian Fjords (Norway)
Bryggen (Norway)
Old and New Town of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church (England, UK)

Speicherstadt and Kontorhous District (Germany)

Dorset and East Devon Coast (England, UK)


Southern Europe (32 sites)
Historic Areas of Istanbul (Turkey)
Butrint (Albania) Dubrovnik
Old City of Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (Montenegro)
Acropolis, Athens (Greece)
Old Town of Corfu (Greece)
Historic Centre of Oporto (Portugal) 
Genoa, Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli (Italy)
Works by Antoni Gaudi (Catalonia, Spain)
Works by Lluis Domenech i Montaner (Catalonia, Spain)
Historic Centre of Rome (Italy)
Vatican City (Vatican City)
Villa d'EsteChurch and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie including The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (Italy)
Skocjan Caves (Slovenia)
Venice and its lagoon (Italy)
City of Verona (Italy)
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (Italy)
San Marino Historic Centre and Monte Titano (San Marino)
Historic Centre of Florence (Italy)
Historic Centre of Siena (Italy)
Historic Centre of San Gimignano (Italy)
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (Italy)
Historic Centre of Naples (Italy)
Villa Adriana (Italy) Lake Ohrid
Villa d'Este (Italy)
City of Valetta (Malta)
Hypogeum of ─Žal-Saflieni (Malta)
Megalithic Temples of Malta (Malta)
Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany (Italy)
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Area (Macedonia)
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo (Kosovo)

Eastern Europe (20 sites)Auschwitz
Krakow's Historical Centre (Poland)
Former Nazi German Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland)
Historical Centre of Warsaw (Poland)
Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (Russia)
Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent (Russia)
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (Russia)
Saint Sophia Cathedral (Ukraine)
Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Ukraine)
Old Town (Lviv) (Ukraine)
Historic Centre of Prague (Czech Republic) Mir Castle
Niasvizh Castle (Belarus)
Mir Castle Complex (Belarus)
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (Armenia)
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley (Armenia)
Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin (Armenia)
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (Georgia)
Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (Georgia)
Walled City of Baku with Shrivanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (Azerbaijan)
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (Azerbaijan)
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube,
the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue (Hungary)

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (22 experiences) Carnival of Binche
Processional Giants and Dragons in Belgium and France, Belgium
The Carnival of Binche, Belgium
The Traditional Music of the Morin Khuur, Mongolia
Urtiin Duu - Traditional Folk Long Song, Mongolia
The Duduk and its music, Armenia
Georgian Polyphonic Singing, Georgia
The Azerbaijani Mugham, Azerbaijan
The Mediterranean Diet, Spain/Greece/Italy/Morocco
The Gastronomic Meal of the French, France
Traditional Mexican Cruisine, Mexico
Chinese calligraphy, China
Jaartallenleven, BelgiumGeorgian polyphonic singing
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, Belgium
Shashmaqam music, Uzbekistan
Falconry, Belgium
La Tumba Francesa, Cuba
The Panama Hat, Ecuador
Georgian wine-making, Georgia
Washoku, Japan
Flamenco, Spain

Traditional bread, Armenia

Carillon culture, Belgium

Memory of the World (7 documents)
Bayeux Tapestry (France)
Diaries of Anne Frank (Netherlands)
Magna Carta (United Kingdom)
The Convict Records of Australia (Australia)
The Toul Sleng Genocidal Museum archives (Cambodia)
Business Archives of the Officina Plantiniana (Belgium)
Archives of the University of Leuven (Belgium)