UNESCO World Heritage sites

UNESCO announces new World Heritage sites

UNESCO announces new World Heritage sites

Earthen remains of a Louisiana civilization dating to 3700 B.C. and Myanmar's Pyu Ancient Cities are two of the newest sites named to UNESCO's World Heritage List
Palestinian village named newest World Heritage Site

Palestinian village named newest World Heritage Site

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee names Battir to the organization's World Heritage List
Debut dozen: Celebrating UNESCO's historic first World Heritage Sites

Debut dozen: Celebrating UNESCO's historic first World Heritage Sites

These places kicked off the world's most recognized heritage list, which now numbers nearly 1,000 attractions
CNNGo in Sri Lanka: Spicy crabs, blue whales and Ceylon tea

CNNGo in Sri Lanka: Spicy crabs, blue whales and Ceylon tea

Fresh seafood mixed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites -- CNNGo explores Sri Lanka
8 tourists traps that are still worth visiting

8 tourists traps that are still worth visiting

They're overcrowded, over-hyped and overpriced. Yet we keep going. Here's why
Gallery: Historic boarding schools seek top UNESCO marks

Gallery: Historic boarding schools seek top UNESCO marks

Nine of Korea's centuries-old Confucion institutions are battling it out for this year's honors
Ban Chiang: Thailand’s most underrated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ban Chiang: Thailand’s most underrated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Take an evolutionary journey back to 2100 BC as you check out skeletal remains and Bronze Age artifacts in northeast Thailand
New 7 Wonders of Nature selected

New 7 Wonders of Nature selected

Ha Long Bay, the Amazon and Table Mountain are among the newly named 7 Wonders of Nature
Poland's little-known UNESCO heritage sites

Poland's little-known UNESCO heritage sites

Medieval salt mines, "anti-vampiric burials" and the wooden churches of Malopolska
Gallery: Phallic formation makes UNESCO World Heritage list

Gallery: Phallic formation makes UNESCO World Heritage list

UNESCO has inscribed five new World Heritage sites in Asia, one of which is particularly eye catching
What’s the big deal about having a UNESCO World Heritage site?

What’s the big deal about having a UNESCO World Heritage site?

Hong Kong officials have snubbed Victoria Harbour in favor of a nunnery as a tentative World Heritage nomination, sparking debate over what makes a site worthy of inclusion
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