• Maulbronn Monastery Complex
    Maulbronn Monastery Complex ©Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg
  • Hanseatic Town of Lübeck
    Hanseatic Town of Lübeck ©Lübeck und Travemünde Marketing GmbH
  • Germany's Ancient Beech Forests
    Germany's Ancient Beech Forests ©Nationalpark Hainich
  • Museum Island, Berlin
    Museum Island, Berlin ©Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Bernd Weingart
  • Würzburg Residenz Palace and Court Gardens
    Würzburg Residenz Palace and Court Gardens ©CTW Würzburg
  • Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau
  • Bamberg Old Town
    Bamberg Old Town ©Bamberg Tourismus und Kongress Service
  • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
    Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar ©DZT, Norbert Krüger
  • Völklingen Ironworks
    Völklingen Ironworks ©Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
    Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen ©Stiftung Zollverein
  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld
    Fagus Factory in Alfeld ©Fagus Werk UNESCO Welterbe
  • Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth
    Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth ©Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
    Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz ©DZT
  • Aachen Cathedral
    Aachen Cathedral ©DZT
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
    Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps ©Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen Bodensee
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
    Berlin Modernism Housing Estates ©DZT
  • Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau
  • Wilhelmshöhe Park
    Wilhelmshöhe Park ©Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
  • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System
    Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System ©Stiftung Bergwerk Rammelsberg, Altstadt von Goslar und Oberharzer Wasserwirtschaft
  • Classical Weimar
    Classical Weimar ©Weimar GmbH

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UNESCO World Heritage – the greatest legacies of mankind and Mother Nature

Only the most outstanding testimonies to the history of mankind and nature are granted the World Heritage title by UNESCO. And many of them are in Germany.

Two thousand years of history have left behind a significant legacy in Germany: silent yet eloquent witnesses to magnificent cultural achievements and natural phenomena. Many of Germany's most impressive architectural monuments, historical towns, significant industrial sites and distinctive natural landscapes – 39 in total – have been deemed to be of international historical importance by UNESCO. This is a legacy that is meant for you as well: because every visit to a UNESCO World Heritage site is a journey back in time to a shared cultural history.

Succumb to the magic of these historical locations and set out to discover the wealth that mankind has inherited. In Germany, you'll strike gold 39 times.

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