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25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit Now

TravelPulse Logo By Chelsea Davis of TravelPulse | Slide 1 of 26: Currently UNESCO, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, preserves 1092 World Heritage sites in 167 countries. In efforts to safeguard the common cultural heritage of humanity, UNESCO selects landmarks and areas that possess cultural, historical, scientific or other important attributes and ensures their protection. From national parks and ancient ruins to lost cities and wonders of the world, here are 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites you can visit today, along with how to best explore these scenic, diverse and impactful places like an insider.

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Currently UNESCO, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, preserves 1092 World Heritage sites in 167 countries. In efforts to safeguard the common cultural heritage of humanity, UNESCO selects landmarks and areas that possess cultural, historical, scientific or other important attributes and ensures their protection. From national parks and ancient ruins to lost cities and wonders of the world, here are 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites you can visit today, along with how to best explore these scenic, diverse and impactful places like an insider.

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