The Quebrada de Humahuaca is a narrow mountain valley. It is about 155 km (96 mi) long, oriented north-south, bordered by the Altiplano in the west and north, by the Sub-Andean hills in the east, and by the warm valleys (Valles Templados) in the south. The region
Agliè's Castello Ducale, one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Dating from the 12th century, it has a monumental façade with two stairs and a fountain; the interior includes 300 rooms, mostly with
Antigua Guatemala is a city commonly known as Antigua in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Baroque influenced architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a
Civita di Bagnoregio. The only access is a footbridge from the nearby town, with a toll introduced in 2013. Due to its unstable foundation that often erodes, Civita is famously known as ‘the dying city’. Inside the village there are several medieval houses: the church of
The Convent of Christ is a former Catholic convent in Tomar. Originally a 12th-century Templar stronghold, when the order was dissolved in the 14th century the Portuguese branch was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, that later supported Portugal's
Gros Morne National Park is a world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland. At 1,805 km2 (697 sq mi), it is the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada (surpassed by Torngat Mountains National Park at 9,700 km2 (3,700 sq mi). The park

Furong Cave

Furong Cave (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is located in Jiangkou Town (江口镇), Wulong District, some 20 km (12 mi) from the district center, near the confluence of the Furong and Wu rivers. The cave is 2,846 m (9,337 ft) long and features numerous vertical


Mardin, romanized: Merdīn, is known for the Artuqid architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains. The old town of the city is under the protection of UNESCO, which forbids new

Göbekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe, "Potbelly Hill", known as Girê Mirazan or Xirabreşkê in Kurdish, is a Neolithic archaeological site near the city of Şanlıurfa. Dated to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic, between c. 9500 and 8000 BCE, the site comprises a number of large circular structures
Maloti-Drakensberg Park (Unesco World Heritage Site) was established on 11 June 2001 by linking the Sehlabathebe National Park and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. The highest peak is Thaba Ntlenyana rising to 3.482 m. The merged park includes Golden