Around the world in 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites; MSN

Russia – Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent

VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBIA AND ZIMBABWE

Situated on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, this 354-feet-high (108 meters) waterfall is part of the Zambezi River. It produces the largest curtain of falling water anywhere on the planet.

Year of inscription: 1989

SANA’A, YEMEN

One of the oldest continually-inhabited cities on the planet, Sana’a’s Old City is packed with stunning geometrically-patterned architecture dating back to the 11th century.

Year of inscription: 1986

BRYGGEN, NORWAY

Once the center of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire, today Bryggen is a bustling town famed for the colorful commercial buildings that line Vågen harbor.

Year of inscription: 1979

LUNENBURG, CANADA

Featuring wooden architecture from the 18th century, this port town is the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America.

Year of inscription: 1995

COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY

Of vital strategic importance in the colonial Portuguese-Spanish wars of the 17th and 18th centuries, the city has a beautifully preserved Old Quarter boasting winding cobbled streets with colonial-era architecture.

Year of inscription: 1995

SALAMANCA, SPAIN

Situated on the hills of the Tormes river, Salamanca is famous for its Romanesque, Gothic, Moorish, Renaissance and Baroque monuments.

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