Category: Europe

Europe Landmarks UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with articles about landmarks, wildlife, famous historical monuments, places of interest, society.

Basilica San Pietro in Vatican City
Posted in Europe

Vatican City

Vatican City, one of Christianity’s holiest sites and a symbol of a long spiritual journey, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

Etruscan Artwork in the Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia, Italy
Posted in Italy, Europe

Etruscan Necropolises

Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia show how people were buried in different ways from the 9th century BC to the 1st century BC in Italy.

Sant Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy Heritage
Posted in Italy, Europe

Ravenna Italy

Ravenna was the 5th-century Roman capital. It was Byzantine Italy’s capital from 6th to 8th centuries and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

Chapel Vitaleta in Val d'Orcia
Posted in Italy, Europe

Val d’Orcia

Val d’Orcia, Tuscany, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004, blends nature, history, and art in Italy during the time of the Etruscans.

Pieve di Corsignano church of Pienza in Italy
Posted in Italy, Europe

Pienza

Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, Italy, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, and the whole Val d’Orcia valley was added in 2004.

Stephens Lori is endemic to Henderson Island
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Henderson Island

The marine reserve on Henderson Island, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Saltaire in Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Saltaire Shipley

Saltaire, a Victorian model village in Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Hirta, Scotland of St Kilda, is a group of three small islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

St Kilda Scotland

St Kilda is a group of small islands in the Atlantic Ocean. These Scottish islands, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

Alberobello Trulli Houses in Apulia, Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Alberobello Trulli

The Trulli of Alberobello are dry-stone buildings, part of Bari’s metropolis, and Alberobello is in Apulia, southern Italy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.

Saint Sophia Cathedral Ukraine, Kiev UNESCO sites
Posted in Europe, Ukraine

Ukraine Landmarks

7 Ukraine world heritage sites are those Ukrainian landmarks that are home to Trypillian Civilization. Historical sites in Ukraine. Ukraine place.

Castel San Pietro, Verona Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Verona Italy

Verona lies at the foot of the Lessini Mountains in the Veneto Region, a city and province of Italy, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2000 onwards.

Historic Centre of Urbino
Posted in Europe, Italy

Urbino Italy

The Historic Centre of Urbino is a small hill town in the Province of Pesaro, Marche Region of Italy, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1998 onwards.