The World Heritage List includes 1153 properties (as of July 2021) forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. These include 896 cultural, 218 natural and 39 mixed properties in 167 States Parties. I've visited 209 (as of July 2020). Still a long way to go, even as the list grows every year!

Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra

Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Antigua and Barbuda Antigua 
Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites

Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
Iguazu National Park
Quebrada de Humahuaca

Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
Tasmanian Wilderness
Australian Convict Sites
Sydney Opera House
Greater Blue Mountains Area

Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
Historic Centre of Vienna
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg

Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison

La Grand-Place, Brussels
Belfries of Belgium and France
Historic Centre of Brugge

City of Potosí
Historic City of Sucre

Iguaçu National Park
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea

Boyana Church

Temple of Preah Vihear

Historic District of Old Québec
Rideau Canal
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (Waterton Lakes)
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho, 4 of 7)
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Dinosaur Provincial Park

Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System*

Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
The Great Wall
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Historic Centre of Macao
South China Karst
The Grand Canal

Historic Centre of Prague

Old Havana and its Fortification System
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
Viñales Valley
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos

Thebes with its Necropolis 
Historic Cairo 
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur 
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
Palace and Park of Versailles
Strasbourg: from Grande-île to Neustadt, a European urban scene
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Canal du Midi
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera

Aachen Cathedral
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
Cologne Cathedral
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen

Acropolis, Athens

Antigua Guatemala
Tikal National Park

Holy See
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura*
Vatican City

Maya Site of Copan

Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue

Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
Western Ghats
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai

Borobudur Temple Compounds
Prambanan Temple Compounds
Sangiran Early Man Site
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy

Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura*
Historic Centre of Florence
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
Venice and its Lagoon
The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
Historic Centre of Naples
The Trulli of Alberobello
Archaeological Area of Agrigento
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale
Padua’s Fourteenth-Century Fresco Cycles

Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (Okinawa)
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration

Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong

Korea, Republic of
Jongmyo Shrine
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Changdeokgung Palace Complex
Gyeongju Historic Areas
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong

Lao People's Democratic Republic
Town of Luang Prabang

City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Kinabalu Park

Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Historic Centre of Puebla
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
Historic Centre of Morelia
Historic Centre of Zacatecas
Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)


Kathmandu Valley

Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao
Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht


City of Cuzco
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Historic Centre of Lima
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System*

Baroque Churches of the Philippines
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Historic Town of Vigan
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park

Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Alto Douro Wine Region

Al Zubarah Archaeological Site

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

Saint Lucia 
Pitons Management Area

San Marino
San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano

Medieval Monuments in Kosovo

Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

Singapore Botanic Gardens

The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design

Works of Antoni Gaudí (Barcelona)
Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
Palmeral of Elche
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
Historic City of Toledo
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences

Sri Lanka
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
Ancient City of Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sacred City of Kandy

Old City of Berne

Historic City of Ayutthaya
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns

Historic Areas of Istanbul

United Kingdom
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites
City of Bath
Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church
Tower of London
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
Maritime Greenwich
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City
The English Lake District
The Great Spa Towns of Europe*

United Arab Emirates
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

United States of America
Mesa Verde National Park 
Yellowstone National Park 
Everglades National Park 
Grand Canyon National Park 
Independence Hall 
Redwood National and State Parks 
Mammoth Cave National Park 
Olympic National Park 
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 
Great Smoky Mountains National Park  
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico 
Statue of Liberty 
Yosemite National Park 
Chaco Culture 
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville 
San Antonio Missions 
The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Viet Nam
Complex of Hué Monuments
Ha Long Bay
Hoi An Ancient Town
My Son Sanctuary
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi
Trang An Landscape Complex

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