Asia UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Find here a list of Asia UNESCO World Heritage Sites visited during the travels in Asia. This list only contains those visited and not the complete overview of the UNESCO list.


Qal’at al-Bahrain (Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun) (2012 Visit)
Pearling and testimony of an island economy (Oyster Beds, Bu Mahir Fort, Muharraq City with buildigns) (2012 Visit)


Angkor Wat and surroundings (Siem Reap city) (2014 Visit)
Preah Vihear Temple (3h north of Siem Reap at Thai Border) (2014 Visit)


Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun (1h from Tunxi) (2014 Visit)
Classical Gardens of Suzhou (2014 Visit)
Fujian Tulou (2.5h from Xiamen) (2014 Visit)
Great Wall with Old Dragon Head at Shanhaiguan (1 of 3 parts in UNESCO) (2014 Visit)
Great Wall at Badaling (2 of 3 parts in UNESCO) (2010 Visit)
Grottoes of Yungang (1h from Datong City) (2013 Visit)
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth” (2014 Visit)
Historic Monuments of Macao (2013 Visit)
Huangshan / Yellow Mountain (1h from Tunxi) (2014 Visit)
Imperial Palace (Forbidden City, Ming Dynasty) (Beijing) (2011 main axis2014 incl jewelry museum)
Imperial Palace (Shenyang Palace, Qing Dynasty) (Shenyang) (2014 Visit)
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1h from Beijing, Ming Tombs location) (2014 Visit)
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (Shenyang, Qing Tombs location Fuling & Zhaoling) (2014 Visit)
Longmen Grottoes (2014 Visit)
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor / Terra Cotty Army & Horses (Xian) (2014 Visit)
Mount Taishan (2015 Visit)
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiang Irrigation System (2015 Visit)
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (1h from Beijing) (2014 Visit)
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries (Chengdu) (2014 Visit), Mount Qingcheng (2015 Visit)
Silk Roads Wild Goose Pagoda (Xian) (2014 Visit)
South China Karst (Shilin Stone Forest) (Kunming) (2015 Visit)
Summer Palace (Beijing) (2011 Visit)
The Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion (2015 Visit)
Temple of Heaven (Beijing) (2011 Extensive visit, 2014 Short Visit)
The Grand Canal (at Hangzhou) (2014 Visit)
The Grand Canal (at Suzhou) (2014 Visit)
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Tiger Gorge (2015 Visit), Bita Lake (2015 Visit)
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou (2014 Visit)
Wuyishan Mountain Nature & Culture Area (2014 Visit)


Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (2014 Visit)
Petra (2014 Visit)
Quseir Amra (2014 Visit)
Um er-Rasas (2014 Visit)
Wadi Rum Protected Area (2014 Visit)

Korea, DPR

Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong (2014 Visit)

Korea, Republic

Changdeokgung Palace Complex (Seoul) (2013 Visit)
Jongmyo Shrine (Seoul) (2013 Visit)


Land of Frankincense: Shisr, Khor Rori, al-Balid, Wadi Dawkah (Around Salalah) (2013 Visit)
Bahla Fort (Bahla City) (2013 Visit)
Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (2h from Nizwa) (2012 Visit Al-Ayn, 2013 Visit Bat)
Aflaj irrigation system: Falaj Al-Khatmeen, Al-Malki, Daris, Al-Jeela, Al-Muyassar (Nizwa) (2013 Visit)


Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (2012 Visit)


Historic City of Ayutthaya (2015 Visit)

United Arab Emirates

Cultural Sites of Al Ain: Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas (2h from Dubai) (2013 Visit)


Ha Long Bay (3.5h from Hanoi) (2014 Visit)
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (in Hanoi) (2014 Visit)

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