Newly Added World Heritage Sites

UNESCO has added foolowing 25 new places as world heritage sites:

  1. Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe, Sudan
  2. Cathedral of Assumption, Nicaragua
  3. Fagus Factory in Alfeld, Germany
  4. Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya
  5. Hiraizumi – The Buddhist Pure Land, Japan
  6. Historic Bridgetown, Barbados
  7. Kanya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
  8. Ningaloo Coast, Australia
  9. Ogasawara Islands, Japan
  10. Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany (Slovakia, Ukraine, Germany)
  11. Selimiye Mosque Social Complex at Edirne, Turkey
  12. Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia
  13. Wadi Rum protected area, Jordan
  14. West Lake cultural landscape of Hangzhou, China
  15. Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia, Colombia
  16. The Persian Garden, Iran
  17. Konso Cultural Landscape, Ethiopia
  18. The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean
  19. Longobards in Italy. Places of the power (568-774 A.D., Italy
  20. Petroglyphs Complexes of the Mongolian Altai, Mongolia
  21. Saloum Delta, Senegal
  22. Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana, Spain
  23. Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps, Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia
  24. Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
  25. Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, BidaaBint Saud and Oases Areas), United Arab Emirates
  26. The Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans, Ukraine
  27. Citadel of the Ho Dynasty, Vietnam

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World Heritage Sites of Countries Starting with Alphabet “Z”


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Zambia

  • Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe

  • Great Zimbabwe National Monument
  • Khami Ruins National Monument
  • Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas
  • Matobo Hills
  • Mosi-oa-Tunya/ Victoria Falls

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World Heritage Sites of Countries Starting with Alphabet “Y”


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Yemen

  • Historic Town of Zabid
  • Old City of Sana’a
  • Old Walled City of Shibam
  • Socotra Archipelago

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World Heritage Sites of Countries Starting with Alphabet “V”


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Vanuatu

  • Chief Roi Mata’s Domain

Venezuela

  • Canaima National Park
  • Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
  • Coro and its Port

Viet Nam

  • Complex of Hué Monuments
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hoi An Ancient Town
  • My Son Sanctuary
  • Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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World Heritage Sites of Countries Starting with Alphabet “U”


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Uganda

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park
  • Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

Ukraine

  • Kiev: Saint- Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
  • L’viv– the Ensemble of the Historic Centre
  • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

UK and Ireland

  • Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church
  • Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
  • City of Bath
  • Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
  • Derwent Valley Mills
  • Dorset and East Devon Coast
  • Durham Castle and Cathedral
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  • Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast
  • Gough and Inaccessible Islands
  • Heart of Neolithic Orkney
  • Henderson Island
  • Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda
  • Ironbridge Gorge
  • Liverpool– Maritime Mercantile City
  • Maritime Greenwich
  • New Lanark
  • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Saltaire
  • St Kilda
  • Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
  • Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey
  • Tower of London
  • Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret’s Church

USA

  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Chaco Culture
  • Everglades National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains National
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Independence Hall
  • Kluane/ Wrangell-St Elias/ Glacier Bay/ Tatshenshini- Alsek
  • La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico
  • Mammoth Cave National Park
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
  • Olympic National Park
  • Pueblo de Taos
  • Redwood National Park
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park

Uruguay

  • Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Uzbekistan

  • Historic Centre of Bukhara
  • Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
  • Itchan Kala
  • Samarkand– Crossroads of Cultures

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