A World Heritage Site, selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is an area or a landmark that holds either a cultural, historical, scientific or any other related forms of significance. It should also be legally protected by international treaties. The selected sites are considered important to keep the interests of humanity intact.
In order for a landmark to be selected as a World Heritage, the site should already be classified as a landmark, being unique in terms of either geographical location or a historic landmark. The place should also have a certain cultural or physical significance, for example: ancient ruin, city, desert, forest, historical structure, monuments, mountain.. etc. It can tell a tale of a remarkable accomplishment by humanity.
MACHU PICCHU (PERU)
SIGIRIYA (SRI LANKA)
OKAVANGO DELTA (BOTSWANA)
CINQUE TERRE (ITALY)
KINKAKU-JI TEMPLE (JAPAN)
ĂžINGVELLIR (THINGVELLIR) NATIONAL PARK (ICELAND)