UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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I am on a mission to visit every UNESCO World Heritage Site that exists. This is a collection of photos from the ones I have been to so far!
Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Steingaden, GermanyPilgrimage Church of WiesSteingaden, GermanyThis is inside the Wieskirche Pilgrimage Church - the first World Heritage Site I visited as part of a challenge to see every one in Germany in...Pfahlbauten Museum, Uhldingen-Mühlhofen, GermanyPfahlbauten MuseumUhldingen-Mühlhofen, GermanyThis photo is from the museum at Unteruhldingen which has reconstructed the houses of ancient people from up to 7000 years ago. The Stone Age...Maulbronn Monastery, Maulbronn, GermanyMaulbronn MonasteryMaulbronn, GermanyThis beautiful monastery complex is really like a small town. Within the old walls are shops and restaurants and buildings that were used by the...Regensburg, GermanyRegensburgGermanyThis is such a cute little town and a perfect place to spend the day. You can wander around the old town and see all the medieval buildings. But...Bamberg, GermanyBambergGermanyFrom the top of the town, I look out across Bamberg. It’s another one of those beautiful German settlements that has such a rich history but is...Würzburg Residence, Wurzburg, GermanyWürzburg ResidenceWurzburg, GermanyThe most incredible thing about the Würzburg Residence is finding out that it has been completely rebuilt since the Second World War. When you're...Goethe-Nationalmuseum, Weimar, GermanyGoethe-NationalmuseumWeimar, GermanyGreat minds think alike, they say. That may be true, but I prefer to look at it a different way. I believe that great minds think together. When...Wartburg, Eisenach, GermanyWartburgEisenach, GermanyI’ve decided to walk all the way up to Wartburg Castle. I can see it high on a mountain, far away from where I am down in the town of Eisenach in...Lutherhaus, Wittenberg, GermanyLutherhausWittenberg, GermanyI have to admit that I never knew much about Martin Luther before this trip to Germany. In Europe, though, he is considered to be someone who...Quedlinburg, GermanyQuedlinburgGermanyIf you were going to build a movie set that looked like an old medieval town, this is what you would end up with. The maze of cobblestone streets,...Bauhaus Dessau, Dessau, GermanyBauhaus DessauDessau, GermanyI often find it a bit hard to understand how revolutionary something was in its time – especially when today it just seems normal. There have been...Wörlitzer Park, Oranienbaum, GermanyWörlitzer ParkOranienbaum, GermanyThe kingdom site is so large, you could easily spend several days seeing all the main sections of it. If you’re keen to do that, the best way to...Neues Museum, Berlin, GermanyNeues MuseumBerlin, GermanyThis collection of museums in the middle of the German capital is a symbol of the Age of Enlightenment. While the exhibits inside are significant...Muskau Park, Bad Muskau, GermanyMuskau ParkBad Muskau, GermanyMuskauer Park straddles the border of Germany and Poland with large parts of the garden in both countries. It’s a testament to cross-country...Weiße Stadt (Berlin), Berlin, GermanyWeiße Stadt (Berlin)Berlin, GermanyIt's rather strange to find a bunch of housing estates on the World Heritage List. It's even stranger to go along as a tourist to look of them....Potsdam, Orangerie, Potsdam, GermanyPotsdam, OrangeriePotsdam, GermanyNot too far from the German capital, Berlin, the Prussian kingdom embarked on the biggest legacy project of its reign. Over two centuries, Potsdam...Nationalpark-Zentrum Königsstuhl, Sassnitz, GermanyNationalpark-Zentrum KönigsstuhlSassnitz, GermanyBeech forests used to cover most of Europe but, over the centuries, humans have destroyed most of them. Either we needed the land or we used the...Bremen Roland, Bremen, GermanyBremen RolandBremen, GermanyThe Bremen Roland is in the main marketplace and you are able to see it for free at any time of the day. It is right in front of the Town Hall so...Weihnachtsmarkt Stralsund, Stralsund, GermanyWeihnachtsmarkt StralsundStralsund, GermanyOne of Germany's World Heritage Sites is made up of two nearby (and similar cities) - Stralsund and Wismar. This photo is from the Old Market in...Lubeck, GermanyLubeckGermanyI arrive in Lübeck by train and the first thing I see is the large Holsten Gate, the large Brock Gothic entrance to the old town that is often...
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          1. > 1y
            That is my dream, too!
          2. > 1y
            I'm a UNESCO collector too!
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