The most famous monument in India, a landmark of Mughal-era architecture and a symbol of eternal love.
Two colonial-era towns where cultural exchange has created unique townscapes and local culture.
An 18-century commercial port where foreign and Chinese influences mixed and intertwined, especially evident in the unique range of architecture.
A magnificent and remarkably well-preserved 18th-century palace and grounds.
Palaces and other structures that tell the story of the 70-year sojourn in France of the Catholic papacy in the 14th century.
A city of magnificent pyramids and temples left by an ancient civilization.
Five historical mission churches from the Spanish colonial period in Texas.
An ancient and audacious architectural marvel over 12,000 miles long.
Well-preserved prehistoric architecture that also demonstrates ancient Puebloans’ knowledge of astronomy.
Two early temple complexes that include the oldest wooden structures in the world.
A vibrant Spanish colonial city and an ancient pre-Columbian city.
A beautiful area around the Bay of Kotor with authentic, well-preserved architecture.
A colorful Spanish colonial town surrounded by fortifications.
Three elegant 18th-century city plazas.
Two exceptional examples of Catalan Art Nouveau architecture in Barcelona designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
A lavish retreat built for Roman emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century.
A charming medieval city center, considered the birthplace of Portuguese nationhood.
Six buildings that are unique to the short-lived Asturian monarchy.
A well-preserved colonial city that reflects both Spanish and Portuguese influences.
An intact Renaissance city full of Spanish-colonial baroque architecture.
Centuries-old architectural ensembles in Flanders that once housed religious communities of women.
An ensemble of warehouses and office buildings resulting from Hamburg’s port trade in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
A medieval walled city of unique gated communities and many architectural monuments in a mix of styles.
A medieval fortress town in a dramatic location, perched on cliffs.
A massive mud-brick fortress, the capital of the Banu Nebhan and the centre of Ibadism in the Middle Ages.
Mountain villages with unique traditional farmhouses where silkworms were cultivated.
Remains of an 8th-century Umayyad town that offers insight into Umayyad town planning and architecture.
An outstanding example of Modern architecture of the 1920s, designed by Mies van der Rohe.
Four masterpieces of Pisan Romanesque architecture, including the world-famous Leaning Tower.
An early example of a city that developed due to tourism.
An important 19th-century port city that preserves its urban industrial architecture to this day.
An unfinished mausoleum and mosque that allows an understanding of Timurid construction methods.
An excellent illustration of the traditions of Islamic architecture in Central Asia.
A unique example of urban planning from the Middle Ages that has developed over time while still respecting the original plan.
A colonial-period silver-mining center, with subterranean streets and Baroque architecture.
A summer retreat for China’s emperors, with extensive classical gardens, an artificial lake, and a collection of palace buildings.