Places You Didn’t Know Were UNESCO World Heritage Sites
From national parks and natural wonders to ancient cities and historic buildings, World Heritage Sites are selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for being significant places.
As of December 2018, there are 1,092 World Heritage Sites, recognized for their cultural, historical, scientific or natural standing. Italy, China and Spain have the most sites on the list with 54, 53 and 47, respectively.
While every travel destination has some degree of importance, World Heritage Sites are legally protected, promoting their conservation.
Here are 7 places you may not have known were UNESCO World Heritage Sites.