UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Persepolis, Shiraz, IranPersepolisShiraz, IranPersepolis, also known as Takht-e Jamshid was the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid Empire. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 bc....Bardejov, SlovakiaBardejovSlovakiaAs soon as you step into the city center you understand immediately why the city is UNESCO designated.Belém Tower, Lisbon, PortugalBelém TowerLisbon, PortugalBelem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part...Český Krumlov, Czech republic, Český Krumlov, Czech RepublicČeský Krumlov, Czech republicČeský Krumlov, Czech RepublicAugust 2016 Český Krumlov Krumlov is a small city in South Bohemia with its historical old town in the horseshoe bend of Vltava river and unusually...Calton Hill, Edinburgh, ScotlandCalton HillEdinburgh, ScotlandA hill in central Edinburgh, Scotland, situated beyond the east end of Princes Street and included in the city&#39;s UNESCO World Heritage Site. Calton...Skogskyrkogården, Stockholm, SwedenSkogskyrkogårdenStockholm, SwedenThis modern-day sombre space (also known as Woodland Cemetery) has been accorded a unique privilege - it has been inscribed as a UNESCO World...Sana&#39;a, YemenSana&#39;aYemenApril 2008 Old town part of Sana&#39;a This city part is inhabited for last 2.500 years and consists 6.500 houses and 100 mosques. Its the city of...Nova Levante, ItalyNova LevanteItalyWhat a stunning morning<img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/2600.png' > traveling with a campervan to croatia and driving thru switzerland, italy and slovenia... On the way we had the chance to...Ruby Beach, Jefferson County, WashingtonRuby BeachJefferson County, WashingtonMuch-loved Ruby Beach is a place to return to again and again. It is mesmerizing, hypnotizing and enchanting. It is also part of Olympic National...Socotra, YemenSocotraYemenMarch 2008 Socotra island, Yemen Socotra is an island belonging to Yemen these days. It has some 132 km per 50 km and is located some 250 km easr...Palmyra, SyriaPalmyraSyriaI was in Syria in 1970. So much has changed in that part of the world since then.Aït Benhaddou, MoroccoAït BenhaddouMoroccoI set out to visit the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou because of my challenge to see every World Heritage Site. But I was particularly excited about this...Porto, PortugalPortoPortugalThe amazing city of Porto, also known as Oporto in English, is located along the Douro river estuary in the North of Portugal and is the...Ohrid, MacedoniaOhridMacedoniaAn amazing photo from the city of Ohrid, located in Western Macedonia. This city is also known as city of light. Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were accepted...Trinidad, CubaTrinidadCubaWandering round the pretty streets of UNESCO world heritage site Trinidad is just delightful.Bryggen, Bergen, NorwayBryggenBergen, NorwayBryggen (Norwegian for the Wharf), also known as Tyskebryggen (the German Wharf), is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings lining the eastern...Qasr Amra, Az Zarqa, JordanQasr AmraAz Zarqa, JordanQasr Amra is the best-known of the desert castles in Jordan. The building was most likely a hunting lodge, and is the remnant of a larger complex...Baalbek, LebanonBaalbekLebanonThe #Roman #temple to Bacchus in Baalbek is the best preserved temple of its size and the most beautifully decorated temple in the Roman world. It...Baalbeck Temple, Baalbek, LebanonBaalbeck TempleBaalbek, LebanonThis is Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek - an ancient Roman city in Lebanon and the entire complex is part of UNESCO since 1984. Baalbek is the most...Palmyra, SyriaPalmyraSyriaAmazing ruins, I&#39;ve heard it&#39;s heavily damaged now, and the museum has been looted.
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