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 Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. This guide gives you an overview of the history of the church. It also tells you
Here’s my guide to visiting the Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley. In this guide, I give you a history of Chateau Chambord, examine the possible influence of Leonardo
Here’s my guide to visiting the remarkable Baptistery of St. John in Florence Italy. The Baptistery sits in front of the main facade of Florence Cathedral. Dating from 1059, the
Here’s my guide to visiting the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, one of Florence’s most important and beautiful churches. I tell you everything you need to see outside and inside
statue of King George V outside the Henry VII Chapel at Westminster Abbey Planning a trip to London? Here’s my guide to the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey. London’s
Good art is worth waiting for, right? Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Sagrada Familia in Barcelona Spain. I tell you everything to see, inside and out, in this
the stunning Basilica of St. Peter’s, seen from St. Peter’s Square Here’s my guide to visiting the breathtaking St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. In this guide, I give you
Here’s my guide to Michelangelo’s stunning Sistine Chapel frescos. His frescos are the undisputed highlight of a visit to the Vatican Museums in Vatican City. The chapel boasts some of
Here’s my guide to visiting the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. The church is a must visit destination and important landmark in Italy. I tell you everything to see
Planning a trip to Germany and need some destination inspiration? Here’s my guide to 30+ of the best landmarks in Germany, for your bucket list or itinerary. From the glitter