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1. Khiva
(Asia/Uzbekistan)
... gates. The inner town, or Itchan Kala (listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1991) is encircled by brick walls, whose foundations are believed to have been laid in the 10th century. Present-day ...
2. Bukhara
(Asia/Uzbekistan)
Bukhara, our destination after visiting Uzbekistan capital Toshkent, is city-museum with 140 monuments. UNESCO listed and located...   Click images to view galleries part 1 and 2 Bukhara, ...
3. Osh
(Asia/Kyrgyzstan)
... area. This mountain is also Kyrgyzstan's only UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Osh was also the city with our worst night in six months: I smashed hundreds of mosquitos and still new ones kept coming. ...
4. Bishkek to Karakol road
(Asia/Kyrgyzstan)
... to dry in the sun. Another memorable trip, crossing half the country from west to east. Part of the Issyk Kul lake area was established as World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO.    ...
5. Chitwan National Park
(Asia/Nepal)
... in 1973, it was granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. The wide range of vegetation types in the Nepali Chitwan National Park is haunt of more than 700 species of wildlife and a not ...
6. Bhaktapur
(Asia/Nepal)
... is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley. It was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century. Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO ...
... (Monasteries) around Boudhanath. Since 1979, Boudhanath has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along with Swayambhunath, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area. The Stupa is ...
8. Lhasa - Norbulingka
(Asia/Tibet)
... UNESCO listed as a part of the historical Potala palace group, together with the Jokhang temple. The park also contains a zoo with animals that had brought to the dalai lama as gifts. Around 1950 Heinrich ...
9. Lhasa - Jokhang temple
(Asia/Tibet)
The Jokhang Temple in the Barkhor area of Lhasa is a famous buddhist temple and is UNESCO listed. It was built in ... Click image to view gallery The Jokhang Temple in the Barkhor area of ...
10. Simatai Great Wall
(Asia/China)
... Wall." UNESCO has designated Simatai Great Wall as one of the World Cultural Heritage sites. Hanging precariously onto the Yanshan Mountain, Simatai Great Wall is known for its steepness. Simatai Great ...
11. Safranbolu
(Asia/Turkey)
... favourites in Turkey! UNESCO listed since 1994.    ...
12. Hattusa/ Bogazkale
(Asia/Turkey)
... the old bronze-age Hittite capital Hattusa (also named Hattusha or Hattusas) and the nearby Turkish village of Bogazkale. The Hattusa site is UNESCO inscribed since 1986 and truly stunning to see, considering ...
13. Pamukkale
(Asia/Turkey)
... built over the ruins of Hierapolis until as late as the mid-20th century, causing considerable damage to the site. Hierapolis-Pamukkale was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.    ...
14. San Miguel de Allende
(North America/Mexico)
San Miguel de Allende is a small provincial town that almost turned into a ghost town until it was saved. It is now on the UNESCO world heritage list.    ...
15. Vienna: Schönbrunn
(Europe/Austria)
Schloss Schönbrunn, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is definately worth a visit if you're in Vienna. Both... Click image to view gallery   Schloss Schönbrunn, listed as a UNESCO World ...