List of World Heritage Sites in Europe


List of World Heritage Sites in Europe

This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. Asia Minor, Cyprus, all of the Aegean Islands, the Canaries and Madeira are included although the first two and some of the third are geographically located in Asia whereas the latter two are in Africa. Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and the Caucasian and Siberian parts of Russia are included both in this list and in the list of sites in Asia. Overseas sites of the Netherlands, UK and Denmark are included here, but are also repeated in the geographically relevant lists. Kazakhstan, despite having a small portion lying in Europe is to be found under Asia, where both its world heritage sites are listed.

Sites marked with an asterisk (*) are also included on the List of World Heritage Sites in danger.

Transboundary sites

* Belfries of Belgium and France — shared between Belgium (mostly for the former "Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia") and France. Besides civic belfries, or buildings such as city halls that rather obviously may serve a similar purpose, the list includes: [Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp|Cathedral of Our Lady [Notre-Dame] , Antwerp; St. Rumbolds Tower, Mechelen; St. Leonard Church, Zoutleeuw — all three in Flanders, Belgium.
* Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park/Białowieża Forest (1979, 1992) — shared between Belarus and Poland
* Caves of Aggtelek and Slovak Karst (Slovenský Kras) (1995, 2000) — shared between Hungary and Slovakia
* Cultural Landscape of Fertõ/Neusiedlersee (2001) — shared between Austria and Hungary
* Curonian Spit — shared between Lithuania and the Russian Federation
* Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Upper German & Rhætian Limes and Hadrian's Wall — shared between Germany and the United Kingdom (ref. [http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/430/multiple=1&unique_number=499 whc.unesco.org ID 430bis] )
* High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago — shared between Sweden and Finland
* Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights (Vatican City) and Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls — shared between the Holy See and Italy
* Muskauer Park/Park Muzakowski on both sides of the Nysa/Neisse River — shared between Germany and Poland
* Pyrénées/Pirineos: Monte Perdido/Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) — shared between France and Spain
* Struve Geodetic Arc (2005) — shared between Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine
* Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes - shared between Italy and Switzerland

Country-wise sites

Albania (2)

*Butrint — 1992
*Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra — 2005, 2008

Andorra (1)

*Madriu-Claror-Perafita Valley — 2004

Armenia (3)

"also listed under Asia"
*Monastery of Haghpat and Sanahin — 1996
*Cathedral and Churches of Echmiadzin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots — 2000
*Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley — 2000

Austria (8)

*Historic Centre of Salzburg — 1996
*Schönbrunn Palace — 1996
*Hallstatt–Dachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape — 1997
*Semmering Railway — 1998
*Historic Centre of Graz — 1999
*Wachau Cultural Landscape — 2000
*Historic Centre of Vienna — 2001
*Lake Neusiedl — 2001

Azerbaijan (2)

"also listed under Asia"
*Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshahs' Palace and Maiden Tower — 2000
*Gobustan State Reserve — 2007

Belarus (4)

*Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park — 1979
*Mir Castle Complex — 2000
*Niasvizh Castle — 2005
*Struve Geodetic Arc — 2005

Belgium (9)

*Flemish Beguinages — 1998La Grand-Place, Brussels — 1998
*The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault) — 1998
*Belfries of Belgium and France — transboundary property, shared with France. Extension of the former "Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia — 1999, 2005
*Historic Centre of Bruges — 2000
*Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels): Hôtel Tassel, Hôtel Solvay, Hôtel van Eetvelde, and Maison & Atelier Horta — 2000
*Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes * Mons) — 2000
*Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai — 2000
*Plantin-Moretus House–Workshops–Museum Complex — 2000

Bosnia and Herzegovina (2)

*Old Bridge and the surrounding area of the Old City of Mostar — 2005
*Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad — 2007

Bulgaria (9)

*Boyana Church — 1979
*Madara Rider — 1979
*Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo — 1979
*Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak — 1979
*Ancient City of Nesebar — 1983
*Pirin National Park — 1983
*Rila Monastery — 1983
*Srebarna Nature Reserve — 1983
*Thracian tomb of Sveshtari — 1985

Croatia (7)

*Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian — 1979
*Old City of Dubrovnik||1979, 1998
*Plitvice Lakes National Park — 1979
*Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč — 1997
*Historic City of Trogir — 1997
*Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik — 2000
*Stari Grad Plain on the Adriatic island of Hvar — 2008

Cyprus (3)

"also listed under Asia"
*Paphos — 1980
*Painted Churches in the Troodos Region — 1985, 2001
*Choirokoitia — 1998

Czech Republic (12)

*Historic Centre of Český Krumlov — 1992
*Historic Centre of Prague — 1992
*Historic Centre of Telč — 1992
*Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora — 1994
*Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre — 1995
*Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape — 1996
*Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž — 1998
*Holašovice Historical Village Reservation — 1998
*Litomyšl Castle — 2000
*Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc — 2000
*Villa Tugendhat in Brno — 2001
*Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč — 2003

Denmark (4)

*Jelling Runic Stones — 1994
*Roskilde Cathedral — 1995
*Helsingor Kronborg — 2000
*Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland — 2004, "located in Greenland"

Estonia (2)

*Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn — 1997
*Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine — 2005

Finland (7)

*Fortress of Suomenlinna, near Helsinki — 1991
*Old Rauma, the wooden city centre of Rauma — 1991
*Petäjävesi Old Church — 1994
*Verla Groundwood and Board Mill in Jaala — 1996
*Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki, in Lappi — 1999
*High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago — transboundary property, shared with Sweden — 2000, 2006
*Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine — 2005

France (33)

*Vézelay, Church and Hill — 1979
*Palace and Park of Versailles — 1979
*Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley — 1979
*Chartres Cathedral — 1979
*Mont Saint Michel and its Bay — 1979
*Palace and Park of Fontainebleau — 1981
*Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay — 1981
*Amiens Cathedral — 1981
*Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments — 1981
*Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange — 1981
*Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans — 1982
*Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve, Corsica — 1983
*Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe — 1983
*Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière, and Place d'Alliance in Nancy — 1983
*Pont du Gard, Roman Aqueduct — 1985
*StrasbourgGrande Île — 1988
*Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims — 1991
*Paris, Banks of the Seine — 1991
*Bourges Cathedral — 1992
*Canal du Midi — 1996
*Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge — 1995
*Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne — 1997
*Pyrénées: Mont Perdu — transboundary property, shared with Spain — 1997, 1999
*Historic Site of Lyon — 1998
*Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France — 1998
*Jurisdiction of Saint-Émilion — 1999
*Belfries of Belgium and France — transboundary property, shared with Belgium. Extension of the former "Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia — 1999, 2005
*The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire — 2000
*Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs — 2001
*Le Havre, the City rebuilt by Auguste Perret — 2005
*Bordeaux, Port of the Moon — 2007
*Fortifications of Vauban — 2008
*Lagoons of New Caledonia — 2008, "located in New Caledonia"


= Georgia =

"also listed under Asia"
*Bagrati Cathedral in Kutaisi and Gelati Monastery — 1994
*Historical Monuments of Mtskheta — 1994
*Upper Svaneti — 1996

Germany (33)

*Aachen Cathedral — 1978
*Speyer Cathedral — 1981
*Würzburg Residence, with the Court Gardens and Residence Square — 1981
*Pilgrimage Church of Wies — 1983
*Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl (Rhineland) — 1984
*St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church at Hildesheim — 1985
*Trier, oldest city in Germany, 9 Monuments — 1986
*Hanseatic City of Lübeck — 1987
*Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (including Schloß Sanssouci) — 1990, 1992, 1999
*Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch — 1991
*Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar — 1992
*Town of Bamberg — 1993
*Maulbronn Monastery Complex — 1993
*Collegiate Church, Castle and old Town of Quedlinburg — 1994
*Völklingen Ironworks — 1994
*Messel Pit Fossil site — 1995
*Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau: see Bauhaus Weimar and Bauhaus Dessau — 1996
*Cologne Cathedral — 1996
*Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg — 1996
*Classical Weimar — 1998
*Museum Island "(Museumsinsel)," Berlin — 1999
*Wartburg Castle — 1999
*Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz — 2000
*Monastic Island of Reichenau — 2000
*Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen — 2001
*Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar — 2002
*Upper Middle Rhine Valley, the Rhine Gorge — 2002
*Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen — 2004
*Dresden Elbe Valley — 2004
*Muskauer Park on both sides of the Neisse River — transboundary property, shared with Poland where it is known as Park Muzakowski — 2004
*Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Upper German & Rhaetian Limes — transboundary property, shared with the United Kingdom: Hadrian's Wall — 2005
*Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof — 2006
*Modernist Housing Estates in Berlin — 2008

Greece (17)

*Temple of Apollo at Bassae — 1986
*Acropolis, Athens — 1987
*Archaeological Site of Delphi — 1987
*Archaeological Site of Epidaurus — 1988
*Medieval City of Rhodes — 1988
*Meteora — 1988
*Mount Athos — 1988
*Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki — 1988
*Archaeological Site of Olympia — 1989
*Mystras — 1989
*Island of Delos — 1990
*Monasteries of Daphni, Monastery of Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios — 1990
*Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos — 1992
*Archaeological Site of Vergina — 1996
*Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns — 1999
*Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos — 1999Old Town of Corfu — 2007

Holy See (2)

*Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in Rome Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls - transboundary property, shared with Italy — 1980, 1990
*Vatican City — 1984

Hungary (8)

*Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, the Andrássy Avenue and the Millennium Underground — 1987, 2002
*Hollókő — 1987
*Caves of the Aggtelek - transboundary property, shared with Slovakia — 1995
*Millenary Benedictine Monastery of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment — 1996
*Hortobágy National Park — the "Puszta" — 1999
*Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianæ) — 2000
*Cultural Landscape of Lake Fertõ — transboundary property, shared with Austria — 2001
*Tokaj Wine Region Cultural Landscape — 2002

Iceland (2)

*Þingvellir National Park — 2004
*Surtsey — 2008


= Ireland (2) =

*Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (Brú na Bóinne) — 1993
*Skellig Michael — 1996

Italy (43)

*Rock Drawings in Valcamonica — 1979
*Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci — 1980
*Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights, and Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls; transboundary property, shared with the Holy See — 1980,1990
*Historic Centre of Florence — 1982
*Piazza del Duomo, Pisa — 1987, 2007
*Venice and its lagoon — 1987
*Historic Centre of San Gimignano — 1990
*The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera — 1993
*City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto — 1994, 1996
*Crespi d'Adda — 1995
*Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta — 1995, 1999
*Historic Centre of Naples — 1993
*Historic Centre of Siena — 1995
*Castel del Monte, Andria (Bari) — 1994
*Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna — 1996
*Historic Centre of the City of Pienza — 1996
*The Trulli of Alberobello — 1996
*18th Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli and the San Leucio Complex — 1997
*Archaeological Area of Agrigento, Sicily — 1997
*Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata — 1997
*Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico di Padova), Padua — 1997
*Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena — 1997
*Amalfi Coast — 1997
*Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and their Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) — 1997
*Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (Turin and its province) — 1997
*Su Nuraxi di Barumini, Sardinia — 1997
*Villa Romana del Casale, Sicily — 1997
*Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia — 1998
*Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archæological sites of Pæstum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula — 1998
*Historic Centre of Urbino — 1998
*Villa Adriana (Tivoli) — 1999
*Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi and other Franciscan Sites — 2000
*City of Verona — 2000
*Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands), Sicily — 2000
*Villa d'Este, Tivoli — 2001
*Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (Eight towns in South-Eastern Sicily: Caltagirone, Militello in Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli) — 2002
*Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy — 2003
*Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia — 2004
*Val d'Orcia — 2004
*Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica, Sicily — 2005
*Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli — 2006
*Raetian Railway (shared with Switzerland) — 2008
*Mantua and Sabbioneta — 2008

Latvia (2)

*Historic Centre of Riga — 1997
*Struve Geodetic Arc (2005) — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine — 1997

Lithuania (4)

*Vilnius Historic Centre (Old Town) — 1994
*Curonian Spit — 2000
*Kernavė Archeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) — 2004
*Struve Geodetic Arc — 2005

Luxembourg (1)

*City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications — 1994

Malta (3)

*City of Valletta — 1980
*Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni — 1980
*Megalithic Temples of Malta: Ġgantija, Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra, and Tarxien Temples — 1980, 1992

Moldova (1)

*Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine — 2005

Montenegro (2)

*Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor — 1979
*Durmitor National Park — 1980, 2005

Netherlands (7)

*Schokland and Surroundings — 1995
*Defence Line of Amsterdam — 1996
*Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour — 1997, "located in the Netherlands Antilles"
*Mill Network at Kinderdijk–Elshout — 1997
*Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) — 1998
*Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) — 1999
*Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) — 2000

Norway (7)

*Bryggen — 1979
*Urnes Stave Church — 1980
*Røros — 1980
*Rock Drawings at Alta — 1985
*Vegaøyan — the Vega Archipelago — 2004
*Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine — 2005
*West Norwegian Fjords - Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord — 2005

Poland (13)

*Kraków's Historical Centre — 1978
*Wieliczka Salt Mine — 1978
*Former Nazi German Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, near Oświęcim — 1979
*Białowieża Forest — transboundary property, shared with Belarus where it is known as Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park — 1979, 1992
*Historical Centre of Warsaw — 1980
*Old City of Zamość — 1992
*Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork — 1997
*Medieval Town of Toruń — 1997
*Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park — 1999
*Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica — 2001
*Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland — 2003
*Park Mużakowski on both sides of the Nysa River — transboundary property, shared with Germany where it is known as Muskauer Park — 2004
*Centennial Hall in Wrocław — 2006

Portugal (13)

*Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroísmo on Terceira Island, Azores — 1983
*Convent of Christ in Tomar — 1983
*Monastery of Batalha — 1983
*Monastery of the Hieronymites and Belém Tower in Lisbon — 1983
*Historic Centre of Évora — 1986
*Monastery of Alcobaça — 1989
*Cultural Landscape of Sintra — 1995
*Historic Centre of Porto — 1996
*Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley — 1998
*Laurisilva forests of Madeira — 1999
*Alto Douro Wine Region — 2001
*Historic Centre of Guimarães — 2001
*Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture — 2004

Romania (7)

*Danube Delta — 1991
*Churches of Moldavia (7) — 1993
*Monastery of Horezu — 1993
*Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania (7) — 1993, 1999
*Dacian Fortresses of the Orăştie Mountains (6) — 1999
*Historic Centre of Sighişoara — 1999
*Wooden Churches of Maramureş (8) — 1999

Russia (23)

*Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra — 1993
*Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye — 1994
*Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent, Dagestan — 2003, "located in Asia"
*Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands — 1992
*Curonian Spit — transboundary property, shared with Lithuania — 2000
*Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery — 2000
*Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent — 2004
*Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (including Qol-Sharif mosque and Orthodox cathedral), Tatarstan — 2000
*Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments — includes Tsarskoe Selo, Peterhof, Pavlovsk Palace, Strelna, Gatchina, Oranienbaum, Ropsha, Pulkovo, Shlisselburg, Kronstadt — 1990
*Historic Centre of the City of Yaroslavl — 2005
*Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings — 1992
*Kizhi Pogost, Karelia — 1990
*Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow — 1990
*Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine — 2005
*Virgin Komi Forests, Komi — 1995
*Western Caucasus — 1999, "located in Asia"
*White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal — 1992
*Central Sikhote-Alin — 2001, "located in Asia"
*Golden Mountains of Altai, Altai — 1998, "located in Asia"
*Lake Baikal, Buryatia — 1998, "located in Asia"
*Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve, Chukotka — 2004, "located in Asia"
*Uvs Nuur Basin, Tuva, shared with Mongolia — 2003, "located in Asia"
*Volcanoes of Kamchatka — 1996, "located in Asia"'

San Marino (1)

*San Marino Historic Centre and Monte Titano — 2008

Serbia (4)

*Culturo-Historical Region of Stari Ras and Sopoćani Monastery — 1979
*Studenica monastery — 1986
*Medieval Monuments in Kosovo: Dečani Monastery, Patriarchate of Peć, Gračanica Monastery, and Our Lady of Ljeviš — 2004, 2006
*Gamzigrad-Romuliana — 2007

Slovakia (7)

*Banská Štiavnica — 1993
*Spiš Castle and its Associated Cultural Monuments — 1993
*Vlkolínec — 1993
*Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst — transboundary property shared with Hungary — 1995, 2000
*Bardejov — 2000
*Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians — transboundary property shared with Ukraine — 2007
*Carpathian Wooden Churches — 2008

Slovenia (1)

*Škocjan Caves — 1986

Spain (40)

*Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada — 1984, 1994
*Burgos Cathedral — 1984
*Historic Centre of Córdoba — 1984, 1994
*Escorial Monastery and Site of the El Escorial, Madrid — 1984
*Works of Antoni Gaudí — 1984, 2005
*Cantabrian Caves (Altamira, Santimamiñe) — 1985, 2008
*Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of Asturias — 1985, 1998
*Old Town of Ávila, with its Extra-Muros churches — 1985
*Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct — 1985
*Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) — 1985
*Garajonay National Park (Canaries) — 1986
*Historic City of Toledo — 1986
*Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon — 1986, 2001
*Old Town of Cáceres — 1986
*Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville — 1987
*Old City of Salamanca — 1988
*Poblet Monastery — 1991
*Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida — 1993
*Route of Santiago de Compostela — 1993
*Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe — 1993
*Doñana National Park — 1994
*Historic Walled Town of Cuenca — 1996
*La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia — 1996
*Las Médulas — 1997
*Palau de la Música Catalana and the Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona — 1997
*Pyrénées: Mont Perdu— transboundary property, shared with France — 1997, 1999
*San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries — 1997
*Rock-Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula — 1998
*University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares — 1998
*Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture — 1999
*San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Canaries) — 1999
*Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco in Tarragona — 2000
*Archaeological Site of Atapuerca — 2000
*Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí — 2000
*Palm tree forest of Elche — 2000
*Roman Walls of Lugo — 2000
*Aranjuez Cultural Landscape — 2001
*Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza — 2003
*Vizcaya Bridge — 2006
*Teide National Park (Canaries) — 2007

Sweden (14)

*Drottningholm Palace, Theatre — 1991
*Birka and Hovgården (on the islands Björkö and Adelsö in Mälaren near Stockholm) — 1993
*Engelsberg Ironworks — 1993
*Rock carvings in Tanumshede — 1994
*Skogskyrkogården (in Stockholm) — 1994
*Hanseatic town of Visby — 1995
*Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå — 1996
*Laponian area, Swedish Lapland — 1996
*Naval Port of Karlskrona — 1998
*Agricultural Landscape of southern Öland — 2000
*High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago — transboundary property, shared with Finland — 2000, 2006
*Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun — 2001
*Varberg Radio Station at Grimeton — 2004
*Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine — 2005

Switzerland (9)

*Benedictine Convent of Saint John ("Claustra Son Jon") at Müstair — 1983
*Abbey of St. Gall — 1983
*Old City of Berne — 1983
*Tre Castelli with defensive wall and ramparts in Bellinzona — 2000
*Mountain area of JungfrauAletschBietschhorn — 2001
*Monte San Giorgio — 2003
*Wine-growing area of Lavaux — 2007
*Sardona Tectonic Area — 2008
*Raetian Railway (shared with Italy) — 2008

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1)

*Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region — 1979, 1980

Turkey (9)

"also listed under Asia"
*Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia — 1985
*Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği — 1985
*Historic Areas of Istanbul — 1985
*Hattusa — 1986
*Nemrut Dağı — 1987
*HierapolisPamukkale — 1988
*XanthosLetoon — 1988
*City of Safranbolu — 1994
*Archaeological Site of Troy — 1998

Ukraine (5)

*Saint Sophia Cathedral — 1990
*Kiev Pechersk Lavra — 1990
*Old Town (Lviv) — 1998
*Struve Geodetic Arc — 1998
*Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians — 2007

United Kingdom (33)

Note: this list includes sites in the British overseas territories
*Blaenavon South Wales Industrial Landscape — 2000
*Blenheim Palace — 1987
*Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church — 1988
*Castles and Town Walls of King Edward I in Gwynedd: Harlech, Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Conwy, Wales — 1986
*City of Bath — 1987
*Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape — 2006
*Derwent Valley Mills — 2001
*Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral — 1986
*Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall — 1987
*Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Scotland — 1999
*Historic Town of St. George's, Bermuda — 2000
*Ironbridge Gorge — 1986
*Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City — 2004
*Maritime Greenwich — 1997
*New Lanark, Scotland — 2001
*Old Town and New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland — 1995
*Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew — 2003
*Saltaire — 2001
*Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites — 1986
*Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey — 1986
*Tower of London — 1988
*Westminster Abbey, Palace of Westminster, Westminster School and St. Margaret's Church — 1987
*St Kilda, Scotland — 1986
*Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland — 1986
*Gough and Inaccessible Island (Saint Helena) — 1995
*Henderson Island (Pitcairn Islands) — 1988
*Jurassic Coast — 2001

External links

* [http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm?cid=31 UNESCO World Heritage Centre] - Official site
* [http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm?cid=31&l=en&&&mode=table&order=region List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites] - Official site
* [http://www.vrheritage.org VRheritage.org] - documentation of World Heritage Sites
* [http://worldheritage-forum.net Worldheritage-Forum] - Information and Weblog on World Heritage Issues


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