UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site is a place (such as forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance.

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A sampling of UNESCO World Heritage Sites visited on Explor Cruises’ itineraries:

BELIZE
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System – 2009
CANADA
Historic District of Old Québec – 1985

GUATAMALA

Tikal National Park – 1979

ECUADOR
Historic Centre of San Francisco de Quito — 1978
Galápagos Islands National Park — 1978, 2001
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca — 1999
MALTA
City of Valletta – 1980
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum – 1980
Megalithic Temples of Malta – 1980

PERU
City of Cusco – 1983
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu – 1983
Chavin (Archaeological Site) -1985
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone – 1986
Historic Centre of Lima – 1988
Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana – 1994
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa – 2000

 

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