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.
Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Diocletian’s Palace in Split Croatia. It’s one of the most impressive and well preserved Roman ruins in Europe and the top must visit
Here’s my guide to 16 must see monuments, attractions, and ruins in the Roman Forum in Rome, with tips for visiting. The Roman Forum is an absolute must visit attraction
Here’s my guide to must visit landmarks and monuments in Southern France. This guide will particularly appeal to culture vultures and history buffs. Southern France is a living history book.
Here’s my guide to visiting picture perfect Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria Germany. This guide takes you to all the top must visit sites, best attractions, and historic landmarks
“While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls – the World.” — Lord Byron Here’s my guide to visiting the
Here’s my guide to visiting the ruins of the House of Augustus on Palatine Hill in Rome Italy. The House of Augustus was the home of Rome’s first emperor Augustus.
Here’s my guide to the must see ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and historic landmarks in Rome Italy. If you’re a history buff, these ruins are must visit attractions in Rome.
Here’s my complete guide to visiting the stunning Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence Italy. In a city that’s studded with magnificent churches, this one’s my favorite. Santa Croce is
“There is a castle on a cloud. I like to go there in my sleep.” — Ludwig II, quoting Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables Here’s my guide to the top must