As of 2021, there are a total of 1,154 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. UNESCO stand for United Nations Education Scientific, and Cultural Organization. These UNESCO sites include some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, monuments, and natural wonders.
UNESCO sites reflect our humanity and rich history. They are either significant cultural complexes or natural assets. Once inscribed on the UNESCO list, these sites are protected and conserved by international convention. My blog focuses on cultural UNESCO sites. To date, I have visited hundreds of UNESCO sites. I’m always on the UNESCO trail.
Here are my guides to the best UNESCO sites in Europe and the United States. In Europe, the most UNESCO sites are in Italy (59), Spain (49), and France (41). The Unites States has 24 UNESCO sites.
If you’re planning a trip to Tuscany, the charming city of Pisa should definitely be on your itinerary. From the iconic Leaning Tower to the stunning Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa
Here’s my guide to visiting one of Italy’s must see wonders, the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Wallpapered with exquisite frescos by Giotto, the chapel is one of the world’s greatest
Here’s my guide to Andrea Mantegna’s famous Camera degli Sposi in Mantua Italy. The Camera is a magical room frescoed with illusionistic paintings in Mantua’s Ducal Palace. It’s considered a
Planning a visit to Siena? Here’s my guide to visiting the Siena Cathedral complex. The cathedral is the top attraction in Siena and a true haven for art lovers. Siena
Looking to explore some of the finest art in Florence, Italy? Look no further than the Brancacci Chapel. With a stunning fresco cycle painted by the artist Masaccio, this attraction
If you’re planning a trip to Rome, you won’t want to miss the Colosseum! It’s the largest amphitheater in the ancient world and is the very symbol of the Roman
The magnificent Arc de Triomphe is one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris. This guide gives you a short history of the monument, an overview of everything you can
Beaming like a golden halo over the tiny village of Melk stands Austria’s prettiest church: Melk Abbey. It’s a must see attraction in Austria, especially if you’re on the UNESCO