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The Brag Corner: UNESCO World Heritage Sites I’ve Visited

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And that’s why such wee space in this blog is aptly named “The Brag Corner”. You see, on a sizzling hot day in Leon, Nicaragua when I don’t feel like sightseeing nor working, I think of trivial things to do. Today, I thought of tallying the world heritage sites I have stepped foot on.

End of explanation. Begin bragging list.

Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin

Australian Convict Sites (Hyde Barracks Museum)
Great Barrier Reef
Greater Blue Mountains Area
Sydney Opera House

Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea


Forbidden City in Beijing
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (surrounded by the Terracotta Warriors)
The Great Wall
Historic Centre of Macao (of Macau Territory)

El Salvador
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims

Historical Monuments of Mtskheta

Tikal National Park

Maya Site of Copan

Great Living Chola Temples

Borobudur Temple Compounds
Prambanan Temple Compounds
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy

Kinabalu Park
Melaka Historic Centre

Historic Centre of Mexico City
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Puebla
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

Medina of Marrakesh
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Historic City of Meknes
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage

Kathmandu Valley

Leon Cathedral
Ruins of Leon

City of Cuzco
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa

Baroque Churches of the Philippines (not all)
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras (not all five clusters)
Historic Town of Vigan

Russian Federation
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

Sri Lanka
Ancient City of Sigiriya
Sacred City of Anuradhapura
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Sacred City of Kandy
Golden Temple of Dambulla

Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
Historic Areas of Istanbul

United Arab Emirates
Cultural Sites of Al Ain

United States Of America
Grand Canyon National Park

Have you listed yours too? Share on the comments section or give us the link to your post. Would be happy to have a look!

Gay Emami
When not backpacking, she teaches her daughter sight words and belly dancing (even if she's not good at it). She's currently eating her way around some hippie town in Australia. She loves talking about herself in the third person.

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