10 Unbelievable Experiences at UNESCO World Heritage Sites Around the World

From the canals in Venice to Cathédrale Notre-Dame in Paris — 1,052 of the most incredible places around the world have earned the distinction of being an UNESCO world heritage sites. See the full list here.

What is UNESCO?

It is a branch of the United Nations (UN) that promotes peace and security through education, science and culture. UNESCO focuses on the protection, maintenance and restoration of some of the most beautiful landmarks around the world.

I always seek these sites out when traveling the world, and here are my top ten favorite UNESCO experiences I have ever had.


1. Explore the Streets of Old Havana

La Habana Vieja or Old Havana, an UNESCO World Heritage site,  is the historic center of Cuba’s capital city.

It is the heart of Havana.

You can easily spend hours aimlessly strolling through the narrow streets taking in the colors and history attached to them. There are countless historic colonial buildings, cutting-edge galleries, restaurants, shops…

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