UNESCO World Heritage Sites That Should Be In Your Travel Goals

World Heritage sites are places of significance selected on the basis of culture or beauty and are enlisted by UNESCO. Even though most of us travel at least once a year, we often miss out on some of the most fantastic spots that are a part of human history. Away from all the glamour and style, these heritage sites have a beauty of their own. Make a point to visit them at least once in your lifetime. 

Petra, Jordan

It became a World heritage site in the year 1985 and has been featured in a few Hollywood movies as well. 

Angkor, Cambodia

Housing Bayon Temple and Angkor Wat, this archaeological site has been listed in the year 1992 as a world heritage site. 

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

In 1981, this site was selected as a World heritage site and is the largest reef system of the world. 

Rapa Nui National Park, Chile

Polynesian settlers created Moai, the now world famous monumental statues between 10-16 century and the site was listed by the UNESCO in the year 1995. 

Taj Mahal, India

Built by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, this beautiful site was listed by the UNESCO in the year 1983.

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