UNESCO World Heritage sites through the end of 2016

A few years ago I started keeping track of the UNESCO World Heritage sites that I have visited.  Here they are through the end of 2016.  (I moved Yellowstone down the list to reflect re-visiting it.)

  1. Mesa Verde, USA
  2. Grand Canyon, USA
  3. Redwoods, USA
  4. Pueblo de Taos, USA
  5. Changdeokgung Palace Complex, South Korea
  6. City of Cuzco, Peru
  7. Machu Picchu, Peru
  8. Lima, Peru city center
  9. City of Quito, Ecuador
  10. Chichen-Itza, Mexico
  11. Banff & Jasper in Canada
  12. Great Wall, China
  13. Imperial Palace, China
  14. Temple of Heaven, China
  15. Longmen Grottoes, China
  16. Angkor, Cambodia
  17. Historic Center of Prague, Czech Republic
  18. Antigua, Guatemala
  19. Tikal, Guatemala
  20. Historic Center of Rome
  21. Holy See, Vatican City
  22. Copan Ruins, Honduras
  23. Þingvellir National Park, Iceland
  24. Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape, Mongolia
  25. Victoria Falls, Zambia
  26. Lake Baikal, Russia
  27. White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal, Russia
  28. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow, Russia
  29. Saint Petersburg historic sites, Russia
  30. Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  31. Dambulla, Sri Lanka
  32. Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  33. Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
  34. Kandy, Sri Lanka
  35. Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
  36. Galle, Sri Lanka
  37. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, India
  38. Taj Mahal, India
  39. Red Fort, India
  40. Humayun’s Tomb, India
  41. Agra Fort, India
  42. Qutb Minar, India
  43. Westminster Palace and Abbey, London
  44. Tower of London
  45. Churches of Moldavia, Romania
  46. Historic Centre of Sighișoara, Romania
  47. Medieval fortified churches of Transylvania.
  48. Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
  49. Historic Town of Sukhothai, Thailand
  50. Banks of the Seine, Paris, France
  51. Yellowstone, USA
  52. Olympic National Park, USA
  53. Fortress of Suomenlinna, Finland
  54. Saint-Sophia Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine
  55. Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine
  56. Historic Centre of Tallinn, Estonia
  57. San Antonio Missions, USA (added to the list in 2015)

Again, still lots of blog posts that need to come up to bring this list even close to up to date.

zieak (2200 Posts)

Ryan "Zieak" McFarland dabbles. Beards. Making things. Travel. Genealogy. Frugality and excessiveness. Fitness and fatness. He's a PE teacher in India, usually calls Alaska home and is a happy father to two boys and the husband to a suddenly crafty wife.


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