World Heritage-Worthy Sites

Every year, places worldwide are named to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. But which places are overlooked? Our Twitter community weighs in.

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Rocky Mountain National Park

"Surprised not to see Rocky Mountain National Park (in the US) on this list." - middleseatview

Torres Del Paine

"I nominate Torres Del Paine in Chile. Huge oversight. Thanks!" - @careerbrksecret

Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia

"My vote for top world heritage site is Angkor -- been on the list since 1992." - @affinitytours


"The whole of the Antarctic." - MalloryOnTravel

Church of the Assumption, Bled Island, Slovenia

"I probably would nominate somewhere in Slovenia perhaps Bohinj or Bled, definitely beautiful enough to be a heritage site." - journeytom

Okavango Delta, Botswana

"Botswana's Okavango Delta -- the largest inland river delta in the world!" - FunJoel

Table Mountain in South Africa

"Table Mountain in Cape Town for sure! #ttot" - leecraig86

Colca Canyon

View of the majestic Colca Canyon in Peru

Craigdarroch Castle

"Top Heritage Sites: 1-@BarkervilleBC, 2-Fort St James, 3-Craigdarroch Castle (seen here) #TTOT" - @tourismpg

Isle of Purbeck

"English beauty at its best! Isle of Purbeck for the World Heritage List!" - LewisLCHOLIDAYS

Luxembourg's Old City

"Favorite World Heritage Site has to be Luxembourg's old city and fortifications #ttot." - misscarolinem

Route 66

"Route 66 should be a heritage site. It played a huge part in American automotive history." - BryanCSnider

Taroko Gorge in Taiwan

"Easy - Taroko Gorge in Taiwan." - poohstraveler

McLean Falls, Catlins Conservation Area, NZ

"Nomination for a natural World Heritage site -- the Catlins, NZ #TTOT" - christinahegele

Valle de la Luna, Bolivia

"El Valle de la Luna (Moon's Valley) in La Paz, Bolivia" - aysproject

Guilin City, Yangshuo County, China

"The whole of Yangshuo ... the limestone karst give Halong Bay a run for their money any day!" -kpouwer

Eze, France

"I nominate Eze, France (or at least Le Jardin D'eze) as a new World Heritage Site. It's one of the most gorgeous places ever. #ttot" - lazytravelers

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