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Cologne Cathedral
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Bamberg Old Town
Busdorf: UNESCO Haithabu, colony of vikings
Classical Weimar
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
Stuttgart, Weissenhof Estate, Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl
Wieskirche Pilgrimage Church
Germany's Ancient Beech Forests
Messel Pit Fossil Site
Luther memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
Maulbronn Monastery Complex
Town hall and Roland statue in Bremen
Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

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 – 46 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 46 times.