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UNESCO World Heritage - South America (F038)

*The Iguaçu National Park (Brazil and Argentina) *The Galápagos Islands (Ecuador) The Iguaçu (Iguazu) National Park is best known for its waterfall on the Brazil-Argentina border; the Galapagos Islands for their many endemic species, including the iguana.

UNESCO World Heritage - Asia (F034)

*Taj Mahal (India) *Agra Fort (India) The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The emperor ended his life imprisoned by his son in Agra Fort, dying in a tower that overlooked the Taj Mahal.

UNESCO World Heritage - Asia (F035)

*Angkor (Cambodia) *Ha Long Bay (Vietnam) *The Historic Centre of Macao (China) Angkor has magnificent remains of the 9th -15th century Khmer capitals. Ha Long Bay has thousands of limestone landforms and islets. The old heart of the former Portuguese colony of Macao is a unique melting pot of East and West.

UNESCO World Heritage - Asia (F031)

*Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang (China) The Forbidden City in Beijing was the main palace of the Emperor and his household and the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for over five centuries from the mid-Ming to the end of the Qing Dynasties (1416-1911).

UNESCO World Heritage - South America (F037)

*The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (Peru) *The Rapa Nui National Park(Chile) *The Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza (Mexico) Machu Picchu is one of the best-known Incan remains. Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is famous for its Moai stone figures. Chichen-Itza is a large pre-Columbian site dating from Mayan times.

UNESCO World Heritage - Japan (F027)

* Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto) Kyoto Townscape. The images include the Toji pagoda, one of seventeen inscribed historic temples, shrines, castle buildings etc. of Kyoto and surrounding areas.

UNESCO World Heritage - Japan (F032)

* Yakushima (Kagoshima) * Shiretoko (Hokkaido) Yaku Island is known for its distinctive warm-temperature ancient forest; Shiretoko for its wildlife and pristine natural beauty.

UNESCO World Heritage - Japan (F029)

* Himeji Castle (Hyogo) Himeji-jo was built in the early 17th century. It is also known as the White Heron Castle, Shirasagijo, after its white plastered walls.

UNESCO World Heritage - Asia (F036)

*The Ellora Caves (India) The Ellora Caves are a complex of 34 cave monasteries and temples in Maharashtra dating from the Rashtrakuta Dynasty.

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