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World Heritage #0996 – Historic Centre of Brugge

Brugge (or Bruges in English and French) is so charming, and so picture postcard perfect. There is so much to see, discover, learn...

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World Heritage #1298 – Stoclet House

In 1911 a luxurious home to a wealthy banker and art collector was finished, sparing no costs in its richly decorated exterior and...

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World Heritage #1005 – Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)

It is such a pity with heritage sites that you can’t actually visit and discover the true reason why they are on the list....

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World Heritage #0943 – Belfries of Belgium and France

This serial heritage site consists of 33 belfries scattered across both regions of Belgium and 23 in Northern France. Once you are in...

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World Heritage #0855 – Flemish Béguinages

The white-coloured houses around a tranquil convent garden with high trees in the middle sends you mentally hundreds of years back in...

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World Heritage #0252 – Taj Mahal

Built as a monument to the undying love and affection the emperor Shah Jahan had for his second wife, the Taj Mahal is one of the...

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World Heritage #0251 – Agra Fort

Judging by the entrance visitors usually are led through, the monumental Amar Singh Gate, this is undoubtedly a fortress – even with...

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World Heritage #1338 – The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

The astronomical instruments on this site are impressive due to their 300 years of age as well as the accuracy in which they show time and...

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World Heritage #0255 – Fatehpur Sikri

Imagine spending 15 years planning and building a brand new capital, only to abandon it after another 14 years. That is what the Mughal...

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World Heritage #0247 – Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Rajasthan’s forts are preserved manifestations of the immense powers held by the maharajahs of the Rajput kingdoms from the 8th...

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World Heritage #0233 – Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

The tallest brick minaret in the world was built as a victory tower after 1192 and developed during the next centuries until it reached...

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World Heritage #0232 – Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

There are several important structures within this large complex but none as impressive as the mighty tomb of Humayun, the second emperor...

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World Heritage #0847 – Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

It took an extreme amount of red bricks to create this massive complex, the world’s largest of its kind. The UNESCO World Heritage...

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World Heritage #0559 – Royal Domain of Drottningholm

What makes Drottningholm so outstanding is how the different influences from the wider world have set their mark on the park and buildings...

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World Heritage #1221 – Rideau Canal

A canal built with the primary purpose of keeping the United States out of Canada. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes more than...

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