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World Heritage Sites in Asia

Information about world heritage sites in Asia..

Afghanistan World Heritage Sites
- Bamiyan Valley Archaeological Remains
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Jam Minaret and Archaeological Remains

Armenia World Heritage Sites
- Echmiatsin Cathedral and Churches
- Geghard Monastery and the Upper Azat Valley
- Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries
- Zvartnots Archaeological Site

Azerbaijan World Heritage Sites
- Baku Walled city with Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
- Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

Bahrain World Heritage Sites
- Qal'at al-Bahrain, Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun

Bangladesh World Heritage Sites
- Bagerhat Historic Mosque City
- Sundarbans
- Vihara Buddhist Ruins at Paharpur

Cambodia World Heritage Sites
- Angkor
- Preah Vihear Temple

China World Heritage Sites
- Beijing Summer Palace and Imperial Garden
- Beijing Temple of Heaven, Imperial Sacrificial Altar
- Chengde Mountain Resort and Outlying Temples
- China Danxia
- Dazu Rock Carvings
- Dengfeng Historic Monuments "Center of Heaven and Earth"
- First Qin Emperor Mausoleum
- Fujian Tulou
- Great Wall of China
- Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
- Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
- Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
- Koguryo Kingdom Ancient Capital Cities and Tombs
- Lijiang Old Town
- Longmen Grottoes
- Lushan National Park
- Macao Historic Center
- Ming and Qing Dynasties Imperial Palaces, Beijing & Shenyang
- Ming and Qing Dynasties Imperial Tombs
- Mogao Caves
- Mount Emei Scenic Area: Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area
- Mount Huangshan
- Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
- Mount Sanqingshan National Park
- Mount Taishan
- Mount Wutai
- Mount Wuyi
- Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
- Ping Yao Ancient City
- Potala Palace Historic Ensemble, Lhasa
- Qufu: Temple, Confucius Cemeery, Kong Family Mansion
- Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries: Wolong, Mt Siguniang, Jiajin
- South China Karst
- Southern Anhui Ancient Villages / Xidi and Hongcun
- Suzhou Classical Gardens
- West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
- Wudang Mountains Ancient Building Comples
- Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area
- Yin Xu
- Yungang Grottoes
- Yunnan Three Parallel Rivers Protected Areas

Cyprus World Heritage Sites
- Choirokoitia
- Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
- Paphos

Georgia World Heritage Sites
- Bagrati Cathedral
- Gelati Monastery
- Mtskheta Historical Monuments
- Upper Svaneti

India World Heritage Sites
- Agra Fort
- Ajanta Caves
- Bhimbetka Rock Shelters
- Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (was Victoria Terminus)
- Elephanta Caves
- Ellora Caves
- Fatehpur Sikri
- Goa Churches and Convents
- Great Living Chola Temples
- Hampi Monuments
- Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
- Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
- Kaziranga National Park
- Keoladeo National Park
- Khajuraho Group of Monuments
- Mahabalipuram Monuments
- Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mountain Railways of India
- Nanda Devi National Park
- Pattadakal Monuments
- Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
- Red Fort Complex
- Sanchi Buddhist Monuments
- Sun Temple, Konarak
- Sundarbans National Park
- Taj Mahal
- Valley of Flowers National Park

Indonesia World Heritage Sites
- Borobudur Temple Compounds
- Komodo National Park
- Lorentz National Park
- Prambanan Temple Compounds
- Sangiran Early Man Site
- Sumatra's Tropical Rainforest Heritage
- Ujung Kulon National Park

Iran World Heritage Sites
- Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran
- Bam and its Cultural Landscape
- Bisotun
- Meidan Emam, Esfahan
- Pasargadae
- Persepolis
- Persian Garden
- Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah
- Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil
- Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
- Soltaniyeh
- Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex
- Takht-e Soleyman
- Tchogha Zanbil

Iraq World Heritage Sites
- Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
- Hatra
- Samarra Archaeological City

Israel World Heritage Sites
- Acre Old City
- Baha'i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee
- Biblical Tels: Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba
- Incense Route: Desert Cities in the Negev
- Masada
- Tel-Aviv White City: the Modern Movement

Japan World Heritage Sites
- Gusuku Sites and Kingdom of Ryukyu Properties
- Himeji-jo
- Hiraizumi Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites
- Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
- Horyu-ji Area Buddhist Monuments
- Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
- Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape
- Kii Mountain Range Sacred Sites and Pilgrimate Routes
- Kyoto Ancient Historic Monuments (Kyoto, Uji, Otsu)
- Nara Ancient Historic Monuments
- Nikko Shrines and Temples
- Ogasawara Islands
- Shirakami-Sanchi
- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Historic Villages
- Shiretoko
- Yakushima

Jerusalem World Heritage Sites
- Jerusalem Old City and Walls

Jordan World Heritage Sites
- Petra
- Quseir Amra
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)
- Wadi Rum Protected Area

Kazakhstan World Heritage Sites
- Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleum
- Saryarka: Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan
- Tamgaly Petroglyphs and Archaeological Landscape

Korea People's Republic World Heritage Sites
- Koguryo Tombs Complex

Korea Republic World Heritage Sites
- Changdeokgung Palace Complex
- Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
- Gyeongju Historic Areas
- Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
- Hahoe and Yangdong Historic Villages
- Hwaseong Fortress
- Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
- Jongmyo Shrine
- Joseon Dynasty Royal Tombs
- Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

Kyrgystan World Heritage Sites
- Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain

Laos World Heritage Sites
- Champasak Cultural Landscape: Vat Phou and Ancient Settlements
- Luang Prabang Town

Lebanon World Heritage Sites
- Anjar
- Baalbek
- Byblos
- Horsh Arz el-Rab / Forest of the Cedars of God
- Ouadi Qadisha (Holy Valley)
- Tyre

Malaysia World Heritage Sites
- Gunung Mulu National Park
- Kinabalu Park
- Straits of Malacca Historic Cities: Melaka, George Town

Mongolia World Heritage Sites
- Mongolian Altai Petroglyphic Complexes
- Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
- Uvs Nuur Basin

Nepal World Heritage Sites
- Kathmandu Valley
- Lumbini: Birthplace of Lord Buddha
- Royal Chitwan National Park
- Sagarmatha National Park

Oman World Heritage Sites
- Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman
- Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (ude-listed in 2007)
- Bahla Fort
- Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Archaeological Sites
- Land of Frankincense

Pakistan World Heritage Sites
- Lamore Fort and Shalamar Gardens
- Makli and Thatta Historical Monuments
- Moenjodaro Archaeological Ruins
- Rohtas Fort
- Sahr-i-Bahlol Remains
- Takht-i-Bahi Buddhist Ruins
- Taxila

Philippines World Heritage Sites
- Baroque Churches of the Philippines
- Philippine Cordilleras Rice Terraces
- Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
- Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
- Vigan Historic Town

Saudi Arabia World Heritage Sites
- Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madain Salih)
- At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah

Sri Lanka World Heritage Sites
- Anuradhapura Sacred City
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
- Dambulla Golden Temple
- Galle Old Town and its Fortifications
- Kandy Sacred City
- Polonnaruwa Ancient City
- Sigiriya Ancient City
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Syria World Heritage Sites
- Aleppo Ancient City
- Bosra Ancient City
- Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din
- Damascus Ancient City
- Northern Syria Ancient Villages
- Palmyra

Thailand World Heritage Sites
- Ayutthaya Historic city
- Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
- Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
- Sukhothai Historic Town and Associated Historic Towns
- Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries

Turkmenistan World Heritage Sites
- Ancient Merv State Historicald and Cultural Park
- Kunya-Urgench
- Nisa Parthian Fortresses

United Arab Emirates World Heritage Sites
- Al Ain Cultural Sites (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud, Oases Areas)

Uzbekistan World Heritage Sites
- Bukhara Historic Center
- Itchan Kala
- Samarkand: Crossroads of Cultures
- Shakhrisyabz Historic Center

Vietnam World Heritage Sites
- Ha Long Bay
- Ho Dynasty Citadel
- Hoi Ancient Town
- Hue Monuments Complex
- My Son Sanctuary
- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
- Thang Long Imperial Citadel Central Sector, Hanoi

Yemen World Heritage Sites
- Sana'a Old City
- Shibam Old Walled City
- Socotra Archipelago
- Zabid Historic Town


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