List of World Heritage Sites in Germany

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.wikipedia
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World Heritage Site

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. There are 46 official UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany, 43 cultural and 3 natural, with one additional previous site struck from the list.
China and Italy, both with 55 sites, have the most of any country, followed by Spain (48), Germany (46), France (45), India (38), and Mexico (35).

Germany

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There are 46 official UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany, 43 cultural and 3 natural, with one additional previous site struck from the list.
Germany has many World Heritage sites and is among the top tourism destinations in the world.

Stralsund

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Since 2002, Stralsund's old town with its rich heritage is honored as a UNESCO World Heritage, along with Wismar in Mecklenburg.

Naumburg Cathedral

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Since 1999, 'Naumburg Cathedral and the landscape of the rivers Saale and Unstrut – an important dominion in the High Middle Ages' are included in the candidate list for UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany.

ADGB Trade Union School

Bundesschule des Allgemeinen Deutschen GewerkschaftsbundesBundesschule des Allgemeinen Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes (ADGB Trade Union School)

Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau

Bauhaus Dessau buildingBauhaus World Heritage SiteLaubenganghäuser
* List of World Heritage Sites in Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

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Since 2015, Neuschwanstein and Ludwig's Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee palaces are on the German tentative list for a future designation as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

UNESCO

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. There are 46 official UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany, 43 cultural and 3 natural, with one additional previous site struck from the list.

Cultural heritage

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.

Natural heritage

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.

West Germany

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West Germany ratified the convention on 23 August 1976, making the Federal Republic's historical sites eligible for inclusion on the list.

Aachen Cathedral

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German sites were first inscribed on the World Heritage List in UNESCO's 2nd Session in 1978 with Aachen Cathedral.

Memory of the World Programme

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In addition, there are 17 German entries in the Memory of the World Programme.

Dessau

Dessau, GermanyAltenDessau, Kreisfreie Stadt

Weimar