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Argentina

CASA SOBRE EL ARROYO

Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

CITY OF LA PLATA

La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

PUCARÁ DE TILCARA

Quebrada de Humahuaca, Jujuy Province, Argentina

Belize

Benin

AKABA IDÉNA

Kétou, Plateau Department, Benin

Bhutan

WANGDUECHHOELING PALACE

Jakar, Bumthang District, Bhutan

Bolivia

EL FUERTE DE SAMAIPATA

Samaipata, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

Brazil

HISTORIC CENTER OF SALVADOR DE BAHIA

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil

Founded in 1549 as Brazil’s first capital, and the seat of the Portuguese government for more than two centuries, today Salvador de Bahia is a metropolis with over three million inhabitants. (Learn More)

Burkina Faso

COUR ROYALE DE TIÉBÉLÉ

Tiébélé, Centre-Sud Region, Burkina Faso

Cayman Islands

MIND'S EYE

George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

China

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF THE PALACE OF NANYUE KINGDOM

Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

TIANTAI AN

Wangqu, Shanxi Province, China

Colombia

HISTORIC CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ DE MOMPOX

Santa Cruz de Mompox, Bolívar Department, Colombia

PAECES CHAPELS OF TIERRADENTRO

Páez Municipality, near Belalcazar, Cauca Department, Colombia

Cuba

PARISH CHURCH OF SAN JUAN BAUTISTA DE LOS REMEDIOS

San Juan de los Remedios, Villa Clara Province, Cuba

Dominican Republic

PARISH CHURCH OF SAN DIONISIO

Higüey, La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic

Ghana

ASANTE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS

near Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana

At its zenith in the eighteenth century, the Asante Kingdom was one of the richest and most powerful states on the African continent. (Learn More)

Greece

Guatemala

ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK AND RUINS OF QUIRIGUÁ

Los Amates, Izabal Department, Guatemala

Located near the Motagua River in Guatemala, Quiriguá is an archaeological site dating to the Classic Maya period. (Learn More)

EL ZOTZ

Petén Department, Guatemala

Haiti

GINGERBREAD NEIGHBORHOOD

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

In October 2009, the gingerbread houses of Port-au-Prince were included on the 2010 World Monuments Watch in order to raise international awareness about this unique architectural heritage. (Learn More)

India

BAGH-I-HAFIZ RAKHNA

Sirhind-Fategarh, Punjab, India

BALAJI GHAT

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dating from 1735, Balaji Ghat is located on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, one of the world’s oldest continuously occupied cities and an important Hindu pilgrimage destination. (Learn More)

HISTORIC HAVELIS OF BIKANER

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Indonesia

DESA LINGGA

Karo Regency, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia

Located in the Karo district west of Lake Toba in North Sumatra, the village of Desa Lingga is emblematic of the challenges of maintaining local culture and vernacular practices in a rapidly changi (Learn More)

Japan

EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE HERITAGE SITES

Tōhoku and Kantō Regions, Japan

On March 11, 2011, a powerful earthquake struck the northeast coast of Japan. (Learn More)

MACHIYA TOWNHOUSES

Kyoto, Japan

The machiya of Kyoto are traditional townhouses dating from the Edo period (1603–1867). Born out of the city’s growing merchant class, they functioned as both residences and workspaces. (Learn More)

Jordan

ABILA

Quweilbeh, Irbid Governorate, Jordan

Kazakhstan

NECROPOLISES OF NOMADS IN MANGYSTAU

Mangystau Province, Kazakhstan

Macedonia

STOBI

Gradsko, Macedonia

Madagascar

ROYAL HILL OF AMBOHIMANGA

Ambohimanga Rova, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

First occupied in the fifteenth century, the Royal Hill of Ambohimanga has long been one of the most important spiritual and historic sites for the Malagasy people. (Learn More)

Mexico

COLONIAL BRIDGE OF TEQUIXTEPEC

San Miguel Tequixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico

RUTA DE LA AMISTAD

Mexico City, Mexico

Ruta de la Amistad, or the Route of Friendship, consists of twenty-two large-scale sculptures that were commissioned ahead of the 1968 Summer Olympics to serve as permanent markers of the event in (Learn More)

Netherlands

BETH HAIM PORTUGUESE JEWISH CEMETERY

Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, North Holland, Netherlands

New Zealand

CANTERBURY PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

With a vision to build a "Better Britain," 19th century colonial settlers to New Zealand constructed government buildings reminiscent of those in London, combining the English Gothic Revival style (Learn More)

Palestinian Territory

TELL UMM EL-'AMR (SAINT HILARION MONASTERY)

Nuseirat, Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territory

Panama

WAY ON CEMETERY

Panama City, Panama

Peru

LINES AND GEOGLYPHS OF NASCA

Nasca, Ica Region, Peru

QUINTA DE PRESA

Rímac, Lima, Peru

Poland

ST. PARASKEWA CHURCH

Radruż, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland

Portugal

Saint Helena

SAINT HELENA

Saint Helena

Spain

BERROCAL DE TRUJILLO

Trujillo, Extremadura, Spain

Tunisia

OLD TOWN OF TESTOUR

Testour, Béja Governorate, Tunisia

Turkey

OSHKI

Çamlıyamaç, Erzurum Province, Turkey

RUM ORPHANAGE

Büyükada, Princes' Islands, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkmenistan

ULUG DEPE

near Dushak, Ahal Province, Turkmenistan

United Kingdom

BRITISH BRUTALISM

Birmingham, Preston, and London, England, United Kingdom

NEWSTEAD ABBEY

Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Newstead Abbey is best known today as the ancestral home of Lord Byron (1788–1824). The original Newstead Abbey was founded by Henry II as an Augustinian priory in the twelfth century. (Learn More)

QUARR ABBEY

Ryde, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

RUINS OF THE FORMER CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL, COVENTRY

Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom

After Coventry Cathedral was gutted by incendiary bombs during World War II, a conscious and collective decision was taken to build a new cathedral and to preserve the ruins as a constant reminder (Learn More)

United States

510 FIFTH AVENUE

New York, New York, United States

CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Charleston was founded in 1670 by English colonists and relocated in 1680 to its present location, where the Ashley and Cooper rivers meet the Atlantic Ocean. (Learn More)

MANITOGA

Garrison, New York, United States

NEW YORK STUDIO SCHOOL OF DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

New York, New York, United States

The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture is located in New York’s Greenwich Village, in a complex of structures assembled over an extended period of time by the American sculp (Learn More)

ORANGE COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER

Goshen, New York, United States

WALPI VILLAGE

First Mesa, Arizona, United States

Perched on a narrow finger of First Mesa in the heart of the Hopi Nation in northwest Arizona, Walpi is the mother village of eleven surrounding Hopi settlements. (Learn More)

Vietnam

FISHING VILLAGES OF HẠ LONG BAY

Hạ Long Bay, Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam

Yemen

MOSQUE AND HAMMAM AL-MUDHAFFAR

Ta'izz, Ta'izz Governorate, Yemen

Zimbabwe

NALATALE RUINS

near Gweru, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe