List of North American World Heritage Sites

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. It is our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies - all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.
Created On: 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.

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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:

Country

World Heritage Site

Barbados

  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison

Belize

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

Canada

  • 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

Cuba

  • 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

Dominica

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Dominican Republic

  • Colonial City of Santo Domingo

El Salvador

  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

Guatemala

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

 

Haiti

  • National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

Honduras

  • Maya Site of Copan
  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

Jamaica

  • Blue and John Crow Mountains

Mexico

  • 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

Nicaragua

  • Ruins of León Viejo
  • León Cathedral

Panama

  • 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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