The Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

From Angkor Wat to Yosemite.

There are more than 1,000 locations on the prestigious list of UNESCO World Heritage sites, a roster of places considered to be of outstanding value to humanity, whether for cultural or natural reasons. The list includes everything from European towns to tropical islands, American national parks to African churches, and endangered wonders at risk of disappearing. Here are our picks for the 30 most stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites.

This gallery was last published in September 2017. It has been updated with new information.




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