71 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You’ve Perhaps Visited And Did Not Know It

Kerwin McKenzie Uncategorized

I was having a conversation with a few friends lately about UNESCO World Heritage Sites. And apparently, I’ve unknowingly visited quite a few of them. I’m sure you have too without knowing it. So here is a list of 71 UNESCO World Heritage sites you’ve perhaps visited and did not know it.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

But before I list them, let’s talk about what they are and why its a cool to visit them. A World Heritage Site is one that UNESCO has listed as a place of special significance and this can be for many reasons. At the time of this writing the UNESCO site shows 1,052 different properties all over the world. I know you’ve visited a few of them without knowing it too as many of them are national Parks in the U.S. such as Yellowstone, the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon and places such as Westminster Abbey, Versailles and the Acropolis in Athens to name a few.


Oh and here’s what some of my fellow travelers/colleagues have written about their experiences at UNESCO World Heritage sites. Its part of a round up of editorial content about UNESCO World Heritage Sites organized by Travel Buzz Media:


You can check out the full list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites here and in addition, I’ve documented below how you can visit the ones that I’ve visited over the years.


Here are some general tips.


Please leave a comment below and let me know which ones you’ve visited. I’d be very interested to know. Here’s the list of 71 sites I’ve visited and how to get there: