The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).  This organization's charter is to fulfill 5 major objectives: education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and communication and information.  They have currently designated 1007 sites as "World Heritage Sites"  these sites "...must be of outstanding universal value...".  Additional criteria for selection can be found by clicking here.

Below you can find a list of the UNESCO sites that we have visited.  If you want to read all the blog posts about our visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, click here.