World Heritage Sites

The World Heritage List includes 936 properties which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. They are some of the most important and popular travel destinations because of their beauty, antiquity or cultural significance.
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Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland is the place of legends! Learn the story at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/02/the-legend-of-the-giants-causeway/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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The 1st century BC ruins of King Herod's Masada Palace complex in Israel are important to Jewish cultural heritage and symbolize humankind's struggle against oppression. http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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14 of the original 11th to 13th century towers still stand in San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy. Find out more at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Su Nuraxi de Barumini, Sardinia, Italy is an extraordinary example of prehistoric defense architecture. See more Bucket List worthy UNESCO sites at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Nelson Mandela was incarcerated on Robben Island in South Africa for 18 years. See more at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

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Historic Cairo, Egypt is a UNESCO World Heritage Site http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

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The colorful reefs of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia are a remarkable underwater sanctuary. See more Bucket List worthy UNESCO sites at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. See more Bucket List worthy UNESCO sites at http://www.covingtontravel.com/2016/03/bucket-list-worthy-unesco-world-heritage-sites/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=blog

Nine Bucket List Worth UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Porto, Portugal, Top destination for 2016.

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Stonehenge, England #travel #world #UNESCO

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The Great Wall was continuously built from the 3rd century BC to the 17th century AD on the northern border of the country as the great military defense project of successive Chinese Empires, with a total length of more than 20,000 kilometers. #travel #China #GreatWall #CovingtonTravel #amazing

The Archaeology News Network: Walking the Great Wall

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Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. They include the famous Temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple with its countless sculptural decorations. #travel #amazing #angkorwat #CovingtonTravel #bucketlist

Angkor Wat Temple Tours - Angkor Focus Travel

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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - the "Toy Train" rolls through India.

India sightseeing, UNESCO sites

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Sir Christopher Wren's beautiful baroque buildings in Greenwich include the twin domes of the Painted Hall and Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul.

London's World Heritage Sites: 5 ways to escape the Games

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The Palace of Westminster in London houses the British Parliament.

London's World Heritage Sites: 5 ways to escape the Games

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Stroll in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew where glasshouses dating from the 19th century still house exotic plants.

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Tower of London - William the Conqueror ordered the construction of the massive White Tower in the 11th century.

London's World Heritage Sites: 5 ways to escape the Games - CNN.com

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Machu Picchu

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Ephesus, Turkey

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Wailing Wall Jerusalem

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Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, Japan

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Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, Japan

Japan World Heritage Sites

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Gassho-zukuri houses in Shirakawa-go Japan

Japan World Heritage Sites

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Mammoth Cave Historic Entrance

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