Incredibly World Heritage Sites are some places of the glorious, historical, cultural, scientific or geographical area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In July 2018, 1092 World Heritage Sites are selected all over the world among them, Cultural Sites are 845, Natural 209 and mixed 38 across 167 countries. If you love to travel just try to make yourself free and enjoy the Sites. Here are 20 incredibly beautiful World Heritage Sites for you.
1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The Angkor Wat is the well known as a city of the temple, in Cambodia. In early, it was constructed as a temple of Hindu Religious dedicated to the god of Visnu. By the changing of the days, it was transferred to the Buddhist temple.
2. Bagan City, Burma (Myanmar)
Bagan City, Burma (Myanmar) is almost the same attraction as The Angkor Wat, Colombodia. The Bagan city is one of the main attraction for the tourist among the all tourist side in Myanmar. The religion dominated the culture of Bagan.
3. Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines
A beautiful tourist attractions place is the Banaue Rice Terraces. Though it was not the recognized World Heritage Site By UNESCO, it has a glorious which attract the people all over the world. If anybody will come to an opportunity to Philippine, You, of course, may go to see at glance the Natural Site.
4. Chichen Itza, Mexico
Chichen Itza, in Mexico, was the largest pre-Columbian City built by Maya people in the Terminal Classic period in AD 800-900. Though it was built by Maya people in Colombia, now the owner of its Mexico. It is one of the famous and most visited places among the tourist attraction in Mexico now.
5. Copan, Honduras
In AD 500 to 900 centuries, Copan was the capital of Honduras. Copan also built by Maya citizen like Chichen Itza, in Mexico. It was an archaeological site of the Maya Civilization. The Copan is the most famous among the Honduran people as well as people all over the world.
6. Easter Island, Chile
Chile’s Easter Island is one of the World Heritage Sites, recognized by UNESCO in 1995. It was believed that nearly 1200 AD, Polynesian inhabitants arrived first in Easter Island. All over the world, the Island is one of the remotely Island. This Island famous not only for its beauty but also its huge 887 immense statues.
7. Gardens of Versailles, France
About 2,00,000 trees and 2,10,000 flowers planted yearly, in the garden of Versailles, in France. Then guess, How long the garden would be? It’s the area nearly800 hectares. The garden is one of the most visited places among all sites in France.
8. Geyser Basins, Wyoming
Yellowstone National park, in Wyoming, is maybe the best known for its Geysers. But it has over 10,000 geothermic and about 300 active geysers. it was first established in 1872. But geology has recently taken the attention as national park fans.
9. Göreme National Park, Turkey
Göreme National Park, in Turkey, is one of the World Heritage Sites, recognized by UNESCO in 1985 as natural and cultural criteria. It was the sign of Byzantine art that’s information may get in W.B Yeats poem, Byzantium. However. The park is located in one of the volcanic zones. It’s rocky landscape really awesome in looking.
10. Great Wall, China
In the early 7th century, The Great Wall of China built for protecting the Chinese sates against the various nomadic groups. But now it was one of the greatest places among the World Heritage Sites. The Great Wall of China appears from the space. And it is a great place for Hollywood, Bollywood and the local film’s industries. Every year’s thousands of people go to China to travel to the Great Wall.
11. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is not only the cultural Heritages Site but also the Natural Sites recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. It was the first discovered in 1911. Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist attraction of Peru. Even it is the most revenue generated places of Government in Peru.
12. Mont Saint-Michel, France
Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal Island. An Irish hermit founded it. The Island was called Mont Tombe before the construction of first monastic establishment in 800 century. It is now a world travel Site. It is one of the famous places among the other heritage site in France.
13. Old Quebec, Canada
Old Quebec not only recognized as Quebec’s cultural heritage but also has gained recognition of UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage Sites. The area is usually known as the old city and Quebec’s old city.
14. Parthenon, Greece
Ancient Greece was a place of knowledge, culture, and head of all art and literature. The Parthenon is one of the symbols of them. In around 447 BC, Athenian Empire built the temple and dedicated to the goddess Athena. It was located in Athens in Greece. Every year, History as well as travel thirster people travel the Temple and gather knowledge and information of history.
15. Petra, Jordan
Petra is recognized as one of the New7Wonders of the world in 2007. It also recognized a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. It was one of the oldest monuments not only the history of Arab States but also over the world. It was built about 2010 BC for pottery settlement in the north of Petra.
16. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Egypt is the place of Pyramids. It is also called the country of Pyramids. Anyway, Pyramids of Giza is the largest and oldest three Pyramids in the Giza Pyramids Complex. It is also known as the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramids of Cheops. The Pyramids of Giza one of the New7Wonders of the world.
17. Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
The Sinhalese king, Kashyapa, built a castle like a lion shape at the peak of several acres of ground in 477, to protect himself against his enemies. Unfortunately, he was defeated by his enemies in 495. And the castle fell into ruin. However, Sigiriya is now the most popular tourist sports in Srilanka. In 1982, Sigiriya was designated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
18. Taj Mahal, India
The Taj Mahal is the symbol of love. In 1632, the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan built it for the sign of love to his dearest wife Mamtaz. Every year, from all over the world comes to visit the Taz Mahal to enjoy its beauty. In the Moonlit night, the Taz Mahal turn into an amazing castle. However, the castle, decorated by the jewel of Muslims, admired as the World Heritage Site in 1983 and declared New7Wonders of the World.
19. Temple of Apollo, Greece
Temple of Apollo is one of the oldest temples among the temples in Greece. The ancient Greeks believed that it was built by Zeus and it was the center of Greece. However, the temple has historical value. It is now the most visiting tourist spots temple among the temple all over the world. The original temple survived until 390 AD. Then it was newly decorated.
20. Virupaksha Temple, India
Virupaksha Temple is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a part of groups of monuments at Hampi. The temple is located the beautiful and historical village in Hampi, Ballari district, Karnataka state in India. The temple is the center and holy place for the religious people, mainly Hinduism. Every year from all over the world, religious of Hindu and travel lover people visits the temple.