Wikijunior:World Heritage Sites

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place which is listed as being of special cultural, physical or spiritual significance. These sites can include forests, mountains, lakes, deserts, monuments, buildings or cities. As of 2022, there are 1,154 sites in the world. Italy has 58 such sites, more than any other country.

Parthenon, Athens, Greece
Staré Město, Prague, Czech Republic
Pyramids of Giza Egypt
Persepolis, Iran

UNESCO World Heritage Sites edit

The Americas edit

North and South America

Europe edit


Asia & Pacific edit


Africa edit

Stonehenge, United Kingdom
Statue of Liberty, USA
Vatican City
Taj Mahal, India
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We should aim to include a fairly equal number of sites from each continent - having 90% of the sites in the USA or France would put many people off. Each new page should include an image (the more, the merrier), a map showing the location within that country and a link to that country's page in WJ Europe, WJ South America or WJ North America projects, a description of the site and its importance and if it's a religious site then include a link to the Wikijunior World Religions page for that religion.