Photos – UNESCO’s 19 New World Heritage Sites

UNESCO’s  meeting that was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, declared 19 new sites as World Heritage Sites, from the 34 sites that made it to the final round. Take a look at them.

1. Mount Etna – Italy

Mount Etna – Italy

2. Namib Sand Sea – Namibia

Namib Sand Sea – Namibia

3. Red Bay Basque Whaling Station – Canada

4. Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong – North Korea

Old Kaesong

5. Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe – Germany

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe – Germany

6. Golestan Palace – Iran

Golestan Palace - Iran

7. Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration – Japan

Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration – Japan

8. Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine – Poland / Ukraine

Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine – Poland and Ukraine

9. Al Zubarah Archaeological Site – Qatar

Al Zubarah Archaeological Site – Qatar

10. Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora – Ukraine

Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora – Ukraine

11. University of Coimbra — Alta and Sofia – Portugal

University of Coimbra — Alta and Sofia – Portugal

12. Historic Centre of Agadez – Niger

Historic Centre of Agadez – Niger

13. Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany – Italy

14. Hill Forts of Rajashtan – India

Hill Forts of Rajashtan – India

15. Levuka Historical Port Town – Fiji

Levuka Historical Port Town – Fiji

16. Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces – China

Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces – China

17. Tajik National Park – Tajikistan

18. El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve – Mexico

19. Xinjiang Tianshan – China

Photo Source.

Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

8 Responses

  1. Becky Padmore says:

    Great list!

  2. Karen Warren says:

    Thanks for bringing the additions to our attention. I was pleased to see two sites I’ve visited – Mount Etna and Al Zubarah – on the list.

  3. Jeff says:

    Good luck making it to North Korea! I would love to go there too, I just don’t know if I would feel safe enough there…

  4. ksharma01 says:

    these are amazing tips and advise thanks for sharing it

  5. Chitra Pandey says:

    I really like such kind of photo-documentary

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