World Heritage Sites

A natural or cultural heritage site which has been formally recognized by UNESCO, a division of the United Nations, as having 'outstanding universal value.'.

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World Heritage Site
World Heritage Sites
Heritage Sites, World
Heritage Site, World
Sites, World Heritage
Site, World Heritage
Werelderfgoedsites Dutch
Werelderfgoedsite Dutch
Patrimonios de la Humanidad Cultural y Natural Spanish
Patrimonio de la Humanidad Cultural y Natural Spanish
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Sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, as exceptional examples of cultural values or natural phenomena.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300263063. The J. Paul Getty Trust.