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List European World Heritage Sites

13-APR-2016 11:44

    A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.

    Jagranjosh

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    Heritage is referring to the practices that are handed down from the past by tradition. The list of European World Heritage Site is given below:

    Country

    World Heritage Site

    Albania

    • Butrint
    • Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra

    Andorra

    • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

    Armenia

    • Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
    • Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
    • Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

    Austria

    • Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
    • Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
    • Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
    • Semmering Railway
    • City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
    • Wachau Cultural Landscape
    • Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
    • Historic Centre of Vienna
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

    Azerbaijan

    • Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
    • Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

    Belgium

    • Flemish Béguinages
    • La Grand-Place, Brussels
    • The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut)
    • Belfries of Belgium and France
    • Historic Centre of Brugge
    • Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
    • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
    • Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
    • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
    • Stoclet House
    • Major Mining Sites of Wallonia

    Belarus

    • Białowieża Forest
    • Mir Castle Complex
    • Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh
    • Struve Geodetic Arc

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
    • Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad

     

    Bulgaria

    • Boyana Church
    • Madara Rider
    • Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
    • Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak
    • Ancient City of Nessebar
    • Pirin National Park
    • Rila Monastery
    • Srebarna Nature Reserve
    • Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

    Croatia

    • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
    • Old City of Dubrovnik
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
    • Historic City of Trogir
    • The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
    • Stari Grad Plain

    Cyprus

    • Paphos
    • Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
    • Choirokoitia

    Czech Republic

    • Historic Centre of Český Krumlov
    • Historic Centre of Prague
    • Historic Centre of Telč
    • Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora
    • Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec
    • Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
    • Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž
    • Holašovice Historic Village
    • Litomyšl Castle
    • Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc
    • Tugendhat Villa in Brno
    • Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč

    Denmark

    • Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
    • Roskilde Cathedral
    • Kronborg Castle
    • Ilulissat Icefjord
    • Wadden Sea
    • Stevns Klint
    • Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement
    • The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand

    Estonia

    • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
    • Struve Geodetic Arc

    Finland

    • Fortress of Suomenlinna
    • Old Rauma
    • Petäjävesi Old Church
    • Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
    • Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
    • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago *
    • Struve Geodetic Arc

    France

    • Chartres Cathedral
    • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
    • Palace and Park of Versailles
    • Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
    • Vézelay, Church and Hill
    • Amiens Cathedral
    • Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
    • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
    • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
    • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
    • From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt
    • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
    • Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
    • Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy
    • Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
    • Strasbourg – Grande île
    • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
    • Paris, Banks of the Seine
    • Bourges Cathedral
    • Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
    • Canal du Midi
    • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
    • Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
    • Historic Site of Lyons
    • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
    • Belfries of Belgium and France * 8
    • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
    • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes 9
    • Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
    • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
    • Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
    • Fortifications of Vauban
    • Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
    • Episcopal City of Albi
    • Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps *
    • The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
    • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
    • Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
    • Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
    • Climats, terroirs of Burgundy

    Georgia

    • Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery
    • Historical Monuments of Mtskheta
    • Upper Svaneti

    Germany

    • Aachen Cathedral
    • Speyer Cathedral
    • Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
    • Pilgrimage Church of Wies
    • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl
    • St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim
    • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
    • Frontiers of the Roman Empire * 10
    • Hanseatic City of Lübeck
    • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
    • Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
    • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System #
    • Maulbronn Monastery Complex
    • Town of Bamberg
    • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
    • Völklingen Ironworks
    • Messel Pit Fossil Site
    • Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau
    • Cologne Cathedral
    • Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
    • Classical Weimar
    • Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
    • Wartburg Castle
    • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
    • Monastic Island of Reichenau
    • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
    • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
    • Upper Middle Rhine Valley
    • Dresden Elbe Valley Delisted 2009
    • Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski *
    • Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
    • Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
    • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany *
    • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
    • Wadden Sea *
    • Fagus Factory in Alfeld
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps *
    • Margravial Opera House Bayreuth
    • Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
    • Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey
    • Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus

    Greece

    • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
    • Acropolis, Athens
    • Archaeological Site of Delphi
    • Medieval City of Rhodes
    • Meteora
    • Mount Athos
    • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
    • Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
    • Archaeological Site of Mystras
    • Archaeological Site of Olympia
    • Delos
    • Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
    • Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
    • Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina)
    • Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
    • The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
    • Old Town of Corfu

    Hungary

    • Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
    • Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings
    • Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst *
    • Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment
    • Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
    • Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
    • Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
    • Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape

    Iceland

    • Þingvellir National Park
    • Surtsey

    Ireland

    • Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne
    • Sceilg Mhichíl

    Italy

    • Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
    • Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
    • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura * 13
    • Historic Centre of Florence
    • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
    • Venice and its Lagoon
    • Historic Centre of San Gimignano
    • The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
    • City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
    • Crespi d'Adda
    • Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta 14
    • Historic Centre of Naples
    • Historic Centre of Siena
    • Castel del Monte
    • Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
    • Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
    • The Trulli of Alberobello
    • 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
    • Archaeological Area of Agrigento
    • Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
    • Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
    • Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
    • Costiera Amalfitana
    • Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
    • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
    • Su Nuraxi di Barumini
    • Villa Romana del Casale
    • Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
    • Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
    • Historic Centre of Urbino
    • Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
    • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
    • City of Verona
    • Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
    • Villa d'Este, Tivoli
    • Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
    • Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
    • Monte San Giorgio *
    • Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia
    • Val d'Orcia
    • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
    • Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
    • Mantua and Sabbioneta
    • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes *
    • The Dolomites
    • Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 A.D.)
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps *
    • Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
    • Mount Etna
    • Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
    • Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale

    Latvia

    • Historic Centre of Riga
    • Struve Geodetic Arc

    Lithuania

    • Vilnius Historic Centre
    • Curonian Spit
    • Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
    • Struve Geodetic Arc

    Luxembourg

    • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

    Malta

    • City of Valletta
    • Megalithic Temples of Malta
    • Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

    Montenegro

    • Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
    • Durmitor National Park

    Netherlands

    • Schokland and Surroundings
    • Defence Line of Amsterdam
    • Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao
    • Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout
    • Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)
    • Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)
    • Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House)
    • Wadden Sea *
    • Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht
    • Van Nellefabriek

    Poland

    • Historic Centre of Kraków
    • Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
    • Auschwitz Birkenau
    • German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
    • Białowieża Forest
    • Historic Centre of Warsaw
    • Old City of Zamość
    • Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork
    • Medieval Town of Toruń
    • Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park
    • Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica
    • Wooden Churches of Southern Małopolska
    • Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski
    • Centennial Hall in Wrocław
    • Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine

    Portugal

    • Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
    • Convent of Christ in Tomar
    • Monastery of Batalha
    • Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
    • Historic Centre of Évora
    • Monastery of Alcobaça
    • Cultural Landscape of Sintra
    • Historic Centre of Oporto
    • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde * 18
    • Laurisilva of Madeira
    • Alto Douro Wine Region
    • Historic Centre of Guimarães
    • Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
    • Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications
    • University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia

    Romania

    • Danube Delta
    • Churches of Moldavia
    • Monastery of Horezu
    • Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania
    • Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
    • Historic Centre of Sighişoara
    • Wooden Churches of Maramureş

    Russia

    • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
    • Kizhi Pogost
    • Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
    • Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
    • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
    • White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
    • Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
    • Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
    • Virgin Komi Forests
    • Lake Baikal
    • Volcanoes of Kamchatka 20
    • Golden Mountains of Altai
    • Western Caucasus
    • Curonian Spit *
    • Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery
    • Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
    • Central Sikhote-Alin
    • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
    • Uvs Nuur Basin *
    • Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
    • Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
    • Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
    • Struve Geodetic Arc *
    • Putorana Plateau
    • Lena Pillars Nature Park
    • Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex

    San Marino

    • San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano

    Serbia

    • Stari Ras and Sopoćani
    • Studenica Monastery
    • Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
    • Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius

    Slovakia

    • Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
    • Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments
    • Vlkolínec
    • Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst *
    • Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve
    • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany *
    • Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area

    Slovenia

    • Škocjan Caves
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
    • Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija

    Spain

    • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
    • Burgos Cathedral
    • Historic Centre of Cordoba
    • Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
    • Works of Antoni Gaudí
    • Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain
    • Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias
    • Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
    • Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
    • Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
    • Garajonay National Park
    • Historic City of Toledo
    • Mudejar Architecture of Aragon
    • Old Town of Cáceres
    • Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
    • Old City of Salamanca
    • Poblet Monastery
    • Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
    • Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
    • Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe
    • Doñana National Park
    • Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
    • La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
    • Las Médulas
    • Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
    • Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
    • San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
    • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde
    • Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula
    • University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
    • Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
    • San Cristóbal de La Laguna
    • Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
    • Archaeological Site of Atapuerca
    • Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí
    • Palmeral of Elche
    • Roman Walls of Lugo
    • Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
    • Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza
    • Vizcaya Bridge
    • Teide National Park
    • Tower of Hercules
    • Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
    • Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija

    Sweden

    • Royal Domain of Drottningholm
    • Birka and Hovgården
    • Engelsberg Ironworks
    • Rock Carvings in Tanum
    • Skogskyrkogården
    • Hanseatic Town of Visby
    • Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå
    • Laponian Area
    • Naval Port of Karlskrona
    • Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland
    • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
    • Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun
    • Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg
    • Struve Geodetic Arc
    • Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland

    Switzerland

    • Abbey of St Gall
    • Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair
    • Old City of Berne
    • Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona
    • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
    • Monte San Giorgio *
    • Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
    • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes *
    • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
    • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning
    • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps

    Ukraine

    • Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
    • L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre
    • Struve Geodetic Arc *
    • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany *
    • Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans
    • Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
    • Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine

    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    • Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
    • Durham Castle and Cathedral
    • Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
    • Ironbridge Gorge
    • St Kilda
    • Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
    • Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey
    • Blenheim Palace
    • City of Bath
    • Frontiers of the Roman Empire
    • Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church
    • Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church
    • Henderson Island
    • Tower of London
    • Gough and Inaccessible Islands
    • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
    • Maritime Greenwich
    • Heart of Neolithic Orkney
    • Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
    • Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda
    • Derwent Valley Mills
    • Dorset and East Devon Coast
    • New Lanark
    • Saltaire
    • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    • Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City
    • Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
    • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal
    • The Forth Bridge

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