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Afghanistan

BUDDHIST REMAINS OF BAMIYAN

Bamiyan, Afghanistan

MURAD KHANE

Kabul, Afghanistan

TEPE NARENJ

Kabul, Afghanistan

Antarctica

SCOTT'S HUT AND THE EXPLORERS' HERITAGE OF ANTARCTICA

Ross Island, Antarctica

At the turn of the twentieth century, Antarctica remained the only continent untouched by humans. (Learn More)

Argentina

BRENER SYNAGOGUE

Moises Ville, Argentina

Armenia

Australia

DAMPIER ROCK ART COMPLEX

Dampier Archipelago, Australia

The Dampier archipelago stretches from northwestern Australia into the Indian Ocean, its landscape marked by crags and ridges that were formed by the erosion of Precambrian lava activity. (Learn More)

Azerbaijan

KHINALYG VILLAGE

Guba Region, Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

SONARGAON-PANAM CITY

Sonargaon, Bangladesh

Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO CITY HALL

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

NOVAE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Svishtov, Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

LOROPENI RUINS

Loropeni, Burkina Faso

Spanning lands that cross the modern borders of Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana, the Loropeni ruins are part of the larger Lobi Ruins, a 120-mile-by-60-mile cultural landscape, c (Learn More)

Canada

HERSCHEL ISLAND

Yukon Territory, Canada

Chile

China

MODERN SHANGHAI

Shanghai, China

XUMISHAN GROTTOES

Guyuan County, China

Cyprus

HISTORIC WALLED CITY OF FAMAGUSTA

Famagusta, Cyprus

Located along the busy shipping lanes of the eastern Mediterranean, Famagusta rose to prominence after a large number of Christians resettled in the city following the fall of the Levantine city of (Learn More)

Egypt

JAMA’A Al -AQSUNQUR (BLUE MOSQUE)

Cairo, Egypt

The Blue Mosque is the largest mosque in the Bab al-Wazir district of Cairo. (Learn More)

SHUNET EL-ZEBIB

Abydos, Egypt

Shunet el-Zebib was built circa 2750 B.C. and served as a funerary cult enclosure of the Khasekhemwy, a second dynasty king. (Learn More)

Eritrea

DARBUSH TOMB

Massawa, Eritrea

Ethiopia

MOHAMMAD ALI HOUSE

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Georgia

Ghana

WA NAA'S PALACE

Wa, Ghana

Wa Naa’s Palace, home to the king of the Wala people, the major local population of Wa region, is located in the heart of Wa Town and is a major cultural attraction. (Learn More)

Greece

CHURCHES OF LESVOS

Lesvos, Greece

The island of Lesvos contains a large number of historic churches, many with fine religious iconography. (Learn More)

PELLA MACEDONIAN TOMBS

Old City of Pella, near Thessaloniki, Greece

Constructed between the fourth and second centuries B.C., the tombs at Pella are important examples of Macedonian tomb building and also provide key information about the design and decoration of t (Learn More)

Guatemala

CAPITANES GENERALES PALACE

Antigua, Guatemala

In the Panchoy valley, surrounded by the Agua, Fuego, and Acatenago volcanoes, the city of Antigua was founded in 1543. (Learn More)

CEIBAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Sayaxche, Guatemala

India

AMBER TOWN

Amber Town, Jaipur Municipality, Rajasthan, India

Once the capital city of the Kachwahas—one of the legendary Rajput clans that rose to power during the Middle Ages in what is now the northern Indian state of Rajasthan—Amber Town was first occupie (Learn More)

CHETTINAD

Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India

JANTAR MANTAR

Jaipur, India

LEH OLD TOWN/LEH PALACE

Leh, India

In the early fifteenth century, Dragpa Bumdey, King of Ladakh, built the first fortifications in Leh as well as a small royal residence along a mountain ridge high above the town. (Learn More)

SRINAGAR HERITAGE ZONE

Srinagar, India

Indonesia

KOTAGEDE HERITAGE DISTRICT

Kotagede, Indonesia

Ireland

HILL OF TARA

Meath, Ireland

VERNON MOUNT

Cork, Ireland

Italy

VISCONTIAN BRIDGE-DAM

Valeggio sul Mincio, Italy

Jamaica

FALMOUTH HISTORIC TOWN

Falmouth, Trelawny, Jamaica

Located on Jamaica’s northern coast, near Montego Bay, Falmouth is the capital of the Parish of Trelawny in the county of Cornwall. (Learn More)

Jordan

KHIRBET ET-TANNUR

Tafilah, Jordan

QUSAYR 'AMRA

Azraq, Jordan

Qusayr ‘Amra, located 85 kilometers to the east of Amman, is a small residence discovered by the Czech traveler Alois Musil in 1898. (Learn More)

Libya

WADI MATHENDOUS ROCK ART

Fezzan, Libya

Located in the Messak Plateau in southwest Libya near the borders of Algieria and Niger, Wadi Mathendous contains some of the world’s oldest rock art. (Learn More)

Macedonia

Madagascar

FIANARANTSOA OLD CITY

Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Malta

FORT ST. ELMO

Valletta, Malta

Mauritania

CHINGUETTI MOSQUE

Chinguetti, Mauritania

Mexico

CHIHUAHUA MISSIONS

Chihuahua, Mexico

MONTE ALBÁN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Oaxaca, Mexico

The ancient Zapotec metropolis of Monte Albán was founded in the 6th century B.C. on a flattened mountain overlooking the city of Oaxaca. (Learn More)

Morocco

AL-AZHAR MOSQUE

Fez, Morocco

Pakistan

SHIKARPOOR HISTORIC CITY CENTER

Shikarpoor Municipality, Pakistan

Palestinian Territory

CHURCH OF THE HOLY NATIVITY

Bethlehem, Palestinian Territory

Peru

LARAOS TERRACES

Yauyos, Peru

The andenería, or terraced landscape of Laraos, is believed to date to the pre-Inca period and is a defining feature of the steep slopes of the Peruvian Andes. (Learn More)

LIMA HISTORIC CENTER

Lima, Peru

Founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535 as "the City of Kings," Lima was laid out according to the standard Spanish colony grid plan that was superimposed on a crossing point of pre-existing (Learn More)

MACUSANI-CORANI ROCK ART

Macusani and Corani, Peru

SAN PEDRO APÓSTOL DE ANDAHUAYLILLAS CHURCH

Andahuaylillas, Peru

San Pedro Apóstol was built by Jesuits in the sixteenth century over a pre-Columbian huaca, or ceremonial space. (Learn More)

SANTA CATALINA MONASTERY

Arequipa, Peru

The Convent of Santa Catalina de Siena was built in 1579 and is located in the historical center of Arequipa, Peru. (Learn More)

SANTUARIO HISTÓRICO MACHU PICCHU

Distrito de Machu Picchu, Peru

Russia

CHURCH OF THE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN

near Vasilyevskoye-Soymonovo, Moscow Oblast, Russia

MENDELEEV TOWER

St. Petersburg, Russia

ST. PETERSBURG HISTORIC SKYLINE

St. Petersburg, Russia

Senegal

SAINT-LOUIS ISLAND

Saint-Louis, Senegal

Sierra Leone

FREETOWN HISTORIC MONUMENTS

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Slovakia

BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA CALVARY COMPLEX

Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

The town of Banská Stiavnica was once an important silver-mining town, enjoying particularly strong economic growth in the 18th century, when it became the third-largest town in the Kingdom (Learn More)

Spain

JOAN MIRÓ FOUNDATION

Barcelona, Spain

Sri Lanka

KANDY SACRED CITY

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Sweden

LJUNGBERG HALL

Borlange City, Sweden

Syria

CYRRHUS (NEBI HOURI)

Azaz, Syria

The ancient site of Cyrrhus is located 70 kilometers northeast of Aleppo. The city was founded in the early third-century B.C. (Learn More)

Tanzania

HISTORIC SITES OF KILWA

Lindi Region, Tanzania

The island of Kilwa Kisiwani is located in the south of Tanzania, a short boat ride from the mainland. (Learn More)

Turkey

ÇUKUR HAN

Ankara, Turkey

HASANKEYF

Hasankeyf, Turkey

RED CHURCH

Güzelyurt, Sivrihisar, Cappadocia, Turkey

Kizil Kilise, also known as the Red Church, is one of the oldest churches on the vast plains of the Cappadocia region of Turkey. (Learn More)

United Kingdom

MAVISBANK HOUSE

Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

RICHHILL HOUSE

Armagh City, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

ST. PETER'S COLLEGE, CARDROSS

Cardross, Scotland, United Kingdom

WILTON'S MUSIC HALL

London, United Kingdom

United States

FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE

Lakeland, Florida, United States

Located on a hillside overlooking Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern College contains the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world. (Learn More)

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOODS OF NEW ORLEANS

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward came to international attention when it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005; it is located closer to the mouth of the Mississippi River, and downriver from the (Learn More)

HISTORIC ROUTE 66

Chicago, IL, to Los Angeles, CA, United States

Route 66, once the primary highway from America’s interior to the West Coast, has played a now-legendary role in U.S. history since its designation in 1926. (Learn More)

MAIN STREET MODERN

Various locations, United States

MAIN STREET MODERN: GROSSE POINTE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Grosse Point Farms, Michigan, United States

Grosse Pointe Public Library was built by Bauhaus-trained architect Marcel Breuer in 1953. (Learn More)

MAIN STREET MODERN: RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Sarasota, Florida, United States

Designed by Paul Rudolph (1918-1997), Riverview High School first welcomed students in 1958. (Learn More)

NEW YORK STATE PAVILION

New York, New York, United States

Located in New York City's Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the New York State Pavilion was designed by architect Philip Johnson in collaboration with (Learn More)

SALK INSTITUTE

San Diego, California, United States

TUTUVENI PETROGLYPH SITE

Hopi Tribal Land, United States

The Tutuveni Petroglyph site boasts more than 5,000 Hopi clan symbols that were inscribed during the ceremonial pilgrimage to Ongtupqa, or the Grand Canyon, which is for many Hopi the point of thei (Learn More)

Uzbekistan

AYAZ KALA

Ellikala, Uzbekistan

MADRASA RACHID

Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Zimbabwe

BUMBUSI NATIONAL MONUMENT

Matabeleland, Zimbabwe