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The world's heritage: a complete guide to the most extraordinary places!

2011-11-03
A guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage sites, this publication is illustrated with over 650 full-color photographs. Location maps for every site are also included. Read about Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, the pyramids in Egypt, Uluru - Ayers Rock, The Great Wall of China, the Great Barrier Reef, Stonehenge and more. A handy reference book for inspiration and better explorations of the the world unique sites.

Photo. Entrance to Persepolis, Iran. Founded by Darius I in 518 B.C., Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire.

A book for inspiration and practical use for exploring the world's wonders. So far this year (2011), the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has inscribed 25 new properties on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The list includes now 936 sites of unique value!

Read about the 25 new inscriptions in 2011.

Cultural sites: 21
Natural sites: 3
Mixed sites:1
Extensions: 1

Stein Morten Lund, 3 November 2011

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