UNESCO Challenge

I have always been fascinated by different places, sites, cultures and histories. UNESCO World Heritage sites are a list of places around the world that have been deemed important for the knowledge of mankind.

The UNESCO website states:

The World Heritage List includes 936 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.

These include 725 cultural, 183, natural, and 28 mixed properties in 153 States Parties.

World Map of Current UNESCO sites

My challenge is to try and visit as many of these sites as I can. I realise that this is not a quick or easy challenge, and may indeed be a challenge I never complete. Nevertheless, it will provide a more or less endless list of places to travel to.

All sites visited will be posted under the category ‘UNESCO’ but links to available blog posts will be available on this page, and will updated regularly.

Sites visited so far:


  • La Grand-Place, Brussels (blog post coming soon)

Czech Republic:



  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (blog post coming soon)
  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island) (blog post coming soon)
  • Berlin Modern Housing Estates (blog post coming soon)





United Kingdom:

United States of America:

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