A city of magnificent pyramids and temples left by an ancient civilization.
Ruins of the capital of the ancient Silla dynasty, rich in Buddhist artworks and architecture.
A beautiful area around the Bay of Kotor with authentic, well-preserved architecture.
Atmospheric ruins of a complete Late Byzantine city.
The ruins of a Roman villa with remarkably well-preserved mosaics.
Some of the earliest art by the earliest humans.
A large Amazonian forest with unusual rock formations and ancient rock paintings.
Four sets of pre-Columbian ruins that exemplify Mayan art and architecture when Mayan civilization was at its height.
34 stunning stone-cut caves with carved and painted images from three different religions.
A complex of ornate and colorful religious buildings in a lovely forest setting.
Three outstanding 11th-12th-century temples covered with carvings depicting elements of Hindu mythology.
A magnificent rococo church with a legend that draws the faithful to visit.
A small city with a rich collection of Medieval and Renaissance architecture.
Magnificent temples demonstrating the power of Ancient Egyptian civilization.
A magnificent 18th-century baroque palace and accompanying garden.
An urban center with a wide range of outstanding historical architecture, viewed as the music capital of Europe.
Significant because of its urban landscape and influence on European architecture.
A tiny city-state with a long history at the center of the Catholic Church and containing magnificent works of art and architecture.
Rock formations bearing a huge collection of petroglyphs spanning thousands of years.
Mayan ruins, outstanding particularly because of their well-preserved architecture and elegant art.
A South American city with an extremely well-preserved center and beautiful examples of the “Baroque school of Quito.”
Romanesque architecture and art in harmony, in a charming Italian city.
A well-preserved medieval, Renaissance and Baroque city inside extensive intact fortifications.
A 4th-century tomb containing frescoes that are masterpieces of Hellenistic Thracia.
City of Black Gold and treasury of baroque and Portuguese colonial architecture.
Two striking buildings from Portugal’s “Golden Age” of global exploration and seafaring.
A city exemplifying 2000 years of uninterrupted artistic and architectural development.
An ancient city with stunning architecture in Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles.
An ancient forest where Yoruba gods reside and ancient religious practices continue.
A masterpiece of late-Gothic architecture, used as a trading hall in the silk trade.
Perched on high rocks, these monasteries served as places of retreat and prayer for monastic communities.
A planned 18th-century walled city, famous for its pink architecture.
A remarkably well-preserved complex of medieval Muslim architecture mixing Moorish and Spanish elements.
Huge images and straight lines drawn in the desert by pre-Columbian people.
Caves devoted to the Hindu deity Shiva, containing art dating to the 5th and 6th centuries.
Fancifully decorated farmhouses built for special occasions by prosperous farmers.