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List of North American World Heritage Sites

Apr 14, 2016 15:51 IST

    Heritage Sites are the outstanding value to humanity and thus required to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world.


    Source: Wikimedia

    It is our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies - all of the things that quite literally make us who we are. The list of North American World Heritage Sites is given below:


    World Heritage Site


    • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison


    • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System


    • L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
    • Nahanni National Park
    • Dinosaur Provincial Park
    • Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek  
    • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
    • SGang Gwaay
    • Wood Buffalo National Park
    • Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks 
    • Historic District of Old Québec
    • Gros Morne National Park
    • Old Town Lunenburg
    • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
    • Miguasha National Park
    • Rideau Canal
    • Joggins Fossil Cliffs
    • Landscape of Grand Pré
    • Red Bay Basque Whaling Station

    Costa Rica

    • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
    • Cocos Island National Park
    • Area de Conservación Guanacaste
    • Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís


    • Old Havana and its Fortification System
    • Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
    • San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
    • Desembarco del Granma National Park
    • Viñales Valley
    • Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
    • Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
    • Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
    • Historic Centre of Camagüey


    • Morne Trois Pitons National Park

    Dominican Republic

    • Colonial City of Santo Domingo

    El Salvador

    • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site


    • Antigua Guatemala
    • Tikal National Park
    • Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua



    • National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers


    • Maya Site of Copan
    • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve


    • Blue and John Crow Mountains


    • Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
    • Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
    • Historic Centre of Puebla
    • Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
    • Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
    • Sian Ka'an
    • Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
    • Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
    • Historic Centre of Morelia
    • El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City
    • Historic Centre of Zacatecas
    • Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
    • Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
    • Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl
    • Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
    • Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
    • Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
    • Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
    • Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
    • Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
    • Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
    • Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche
    • Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
    • Luis Barragán House and Studio
    • Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
    • Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
    • Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
    • Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
    • Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
    • Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
    • Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
    • El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
    • Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System


    • Ruins of León Viejo
    • León Cathedral


    • Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
    • Darien National Park
    • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
    • Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
    • Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection

    Saint Kitts and Nevis

    • Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

    Saint Lucia

    • Pitons Management Area

    United States Of America

    • Mesa Verde National Park
    • Yellowstone National Park
    • Everglades National Park
    • Grand Canyon National Park
    • Independence Hall
    • Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
    • Redwood National and State Parks
    • Mammoth Cave National Park
    • Olympic National Park
    • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    • La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico
    • Statue of Liberty
    • Yosemite National Park
    • Chaco Culture
    • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
    • Taos Pueblo
    • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
    • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
    • Papahānaumokuākea
    • Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point
    • San Antonio Missions

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