12 Top Amazing Of World Heritage Sites

UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization are working on their fields to spot and record in their list the world wonders like mountain, lake, river, city, landmark, island, building, temple..etc. Before listing into their list the group of UNESCO professionals will go to the place to observe and study in detail with serious evaluation by the committee.

If a particular place is successfully listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites, it will be funded and protected by the UNESCO and the place becomes not only the property for the respective country but for the world. Here are the 12 top amazing world heritage sites.

1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia , 2. Bagan, Myanmar, 3. Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, 4. Hampi, India, 5. Machu Picchu, Peru, 6. Mon-Saint-Michel, France, 7. Petra, Jordan, 8. Pyramids Of Giza, Egypt, 9. Acropolis, Greece, 10. Rapa Nui, Chile, 11. Sigiriya, Sir Lanka, 12. Tulum, Mexico

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1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat is located in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. It is the landmark of Cambodia as well as the wonder of the world. Angkor Wat is one of the biggest religious buildings in Cambodia built in the 12 Century by Khmer Emperor King Suyavarman II. It was originally the temple of Hindu but later was transformed to Buddhist. Angkor Wat is the most astonishing tourist attraction in Cambodia attracting thousands of tourists around the world to visit. What make Angkor Wat one of the most striking places in the world is the outstanding architecture, plan, carved stone, and the landscape surrounding it. If you come to Cambodia, you are highly recommended to have a visit to Angkor Wat. Read more

ANGKOR WAT was listed in World Wonder List

 

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2. Bagan, Myanmar

Burma or Myanmar is another developing Buddhist country in Asia bordering Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. The UNESCO world heritage site in Myanmar is Bagan, the ancient city, located in Mandalay Region of Burma. It was the Capital city the kingdom of Pagan between the ninth and the thirteenth century.

This place consists of more than 10,000 Buddhist pagodas, sanctuaries, cloisters and there are only 2200 pagodas remaining to the present day. Began is the landmark as well as the soul of Myanmar. You are highly recommended to visit Bagan if you are interested in historical and ancient Buddhist temples and sites. Read more

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3. Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey

Now let me introduce all you guy to the third heritage sites located in Turkey which is customarily called Cappadocian by the Christian. Cappadocia is an authentic area in Central Anatolia kayseri, Aksaray, and Nigde provinces in Turkey. During the Herodotus time, the Cappadocians were believed to be involoving in the whole area between Mount Taurus and the region of Euxine which is also known as Black Sea.

The landscape in this area look really amazing since many stone shapes look like the mushrooms growing from the rock and mountain surface. And most interesting thing is that inside the rock are the tiny houses. Read more

The World Heritage for Rock Sites of Cappadocia

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4. Hampi, India

India is the second super power country in Asia after China and it is the country in the world having the most languages and religions. Now I am going guide you all around India especially to one of the world Heritage sites in India. It is called Hampi is a town in the northern Karnataka, India. It is located inside the remnants of the city of Vijayanagara, which remains a very crucial religious focus. Hamti look classically impressive specifically the ancient religious temples which will bring you back into the past hundred years. If you want to see such exciting sites and experience a feeling of back in the past, please have a visit to Hampi. Read more

The World Heritage for Hampi, India

 

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5. Machu Picchu, Peru

Are you interested in watching the striking landscape and taking the fresh air from the top of the mountain? Then you won’t be disappointed since I am going to show you not only the place with spectacular landscape but also one of the World Heritage Sites which is calledMachu Picchu or Machu Pikchu (Quechua machu old, old individual, pikchu crest; mountain or noticeable quality with a wide base which closes in sharp tops, “old top”, articulation is a fifteenth century Inca site spotted 2,430 meters (7,970 ft) above ocean level. On the top of the mountain, there are a lot of brick temples and the surrounding views are really amazing. Sometimes, the white clouds surround the top of the mountain creating a dreamy sight ever to see. You will experience the best feeling ever if you are standing there. Read more

The World Heritage for Machu, Picchu

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6. Mon-Saint-Michel, France

Now let have a visit to another UNESCO World Heritage Site in France that is called Mount Saint-Michel which is an amazing island located in Normandy, France. It is situated one kilometer northwestern coast far from the country. It is like a magical island emerging from the sea. It is not only the World Heritage Site but also an astonishing place featuring the most striking views of the sea and the ancient temple built on the top of the hill.

The architecture inside the building is extraordinarily outstanding. The island has held crucial strongholds since ancient times, and since the eighth century AD it has been the seat of the religious community from which it draws its name. Read more

The World Heritage for Mon Saint Michel, France

 

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7. Petra, Jordan

Petra is one of the world heritage site and the archeological city in Jordan. It can also be called the Rose City due to the color of the rocks out of it is carved. It is very famous for its shake cut structural planning and water course framework. Petra was built in 312 BC ad the capital city of the Nabataens. Petra is the landmark as well as the soul of Jordan. Petra has been an UNESCO World Heritage Site following 1985. Petra is the major tourist attraction attracting visitors from around the world. Here are some photos ofthis wonderful World Heritage. Read more

The World Heritage for Petra, Jordan

 

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7. Pyramids Of Giza, Egypt

Pyramids are very famous for people all over the world among the people of almost all ages. The Great Pyramids Of Giza can be alternatively called the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops and it is located in Egypt. Of course Egypt is very famous for its pyramids and fantastic treasures. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Egyptians built the pyramids as tombs for their kings over a 10 to 20-year period closing around 2560 BC. At first at 146.5 meters the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure on the planet for more than 3,800 years. Here are some photos of those wonderful pyramids. Read more

The World Heritage for Pyramids

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9. Acropolis, Greece

Acropolis is an ancient building built as the fortification on the top of high rock over the city of Athens. The name Acropolis, in Greek, refers to ἄκρον (akron, “edge, limit”) and πόλις (polis, “city”). Acropolis was built in the center of the Athens which is regularly known as “The Acropolis” without capability. One of the famous remaining part of Acropolis is the Parthenon and it alternate structures were destroyed by the Venentians in the mid of 1687 in the Morean War when the Parthenon was used as the place storing the explosive weapons and it was attacked by the cannonball. Read more

The World Heritage for Acropolis,Greece

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10. Rapa Nui, Chile

Now let me introduce you all to another World Heritage site in Chile which is indigenously called Rapa Ni. There you will see the world largest ancient statues carved from the gigantic stones. These colossal stone statues were known as moai that were built between the tenth and sixteenth century. All of these wonderful moai are still standing firmly and interestingly. Thousands of tourists around the world are paying their visit there. I am sure that if you are there your life will be filled with excitement, admiration, refreshment, and happiness. Here are some photos of this exciting World Heritage Site, Rapa Nui.

The World Heritage for Rapa Nui, Chile

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11. Sigiriya, Sir Lanka

Sigiriya is an ancient royal residence built on the focal Matale District close to the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of archeological and chronicled criticalness that dominated by a gigantic section of rock that is 200 meters high. According the Sri Lankan the Culavasma, Sigiriya was carefully chosen by the King Kasyapa for his new capital city and the reason why he built this castle on the highest point of this gigantic rock was to get enough light for his bright frescoes. The door of the castle was the built resembling the giant lion. Here are the photos of this World Heritage Site, Sigirya. Read more

The World Heritage for Sigiriya, Sir Lanka

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12. Tulum, Mexico

Are you planning your next vacation to amazing places around the world and having no idea to start off your journey? Then, let me intrduce you to Tulum which is not the only place that was recorded as the World Heritage Site but it also features the striking landscapes as it was built closed to the crystal clear sea in combination with the green tree and grass that make Tulum much more interesting and impressive. Tuum is the Pre Columbian Maya walled city site playing as a crucial port for Coba. It was built by Mayas. Here are some of the photos of this World Heritage Sites, Mexico.

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The World Heritage for Tulum, Mexico

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