Thursday, October 01, 2009

2009 World Heritage Update!

Update! Up to 39 now, and hoping to add a few more in the next 12 months.

World Heritage Site List


Australia: Great Barrier Reef
Australia: Gondwana Rainforests


Cambodia: Angkor

Czech Republic
Czech Republic: Historic Centre of Prague


France: Chartes Cathedral
France: Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
France: Palace and Park of Versailles
France: Amiens Cathedral
France: Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
France: Cathedral of Notre-Dame
France: Paris, Banks of the Seine


Italy: Historic Centre of Rome
Italy: Vatican City
Italy: Historic Centre of Florence
Italy: Venice and its Lagoon
Italy: City of Verona


Japan: Himeji-jo
Japan: Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto
Japan: Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Japan: Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Japan: Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Japan: Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Japan: Yakushima
Japan: Shrines and Temples of Nikko

Japan: Shirakami-Sanchi

Japan: Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)

Japan: Itsukushima Shinto Shrine


Morocco: Medina of Marrakesh
Morocco: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddiou


Poland: Historic City Centre of Warsaw


Switzerland: Junfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn

United Kingdom

United Kingdom: Frontiers of the Roman Empire
United Kingdom: Westminster Palace, Abbey, and Saint Margaret's Church
United Kingdom: Tower of London
United Kingdom: Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
United Kingdom: Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City

United States of America

United States: Everglades National Park
United States: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

United States: Statue of Liberty

Just an update on some missing Japanese sites, and the most recent addition of Shirakami-Sanchi. Will post photos from the hikes up soon.

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