WHS that contain historic boats, or specific types of boats. Regular ferries etc. are excluded.
The connection belongs to Constructions connections.
- Aranjuez: All royal pleasure boats are kept in Museo de Faluas, part of Royal Palace
- Banc d'Arguin: French frigate Méduse (1810) struck the Bank of Arguin and became a total loss Link
- Desembarco del Granma National Park: Named after a Boat. The "Granma" was the name of the boat which Castro et al travelled in
- Fortress of Suomenlinna: Vesikko Submarine Link
- Fraser Island: Wreck of the Maheno
- Hallstatt-Dachstein: Plätte Link
- Luang Prabang: All major temples in the old town have their own long boats for annual boat racing festival
- Maritime Greenwich: Cutty Sark (mentioned in the inscription)
- Mexico City and Xochimilco: Xochimilco - "These canals, along with artificial islands called chinampas attract tourists and other city residents to ride on colorful gondola like boats called 'trajineras' around the 170 km (110 mi) of canals" (wiki)
- Namib Sand Sea: Wreck of the Eduard Bohlen Link
- Potsdam: Royal Louise of 1832
- Pyramids (Memphis): The Royal Barge (now moved to a museum next to the Pyramids)
- Red Bay Basque Whaling Station: San Juan is among many other sunken ships that have been recovered
- Rjukan / Notodden: Railway steam ferries, now at Railway museum at Vemork Link
- St. Petersburg: Aurora (mentioned in the inscription docs)
- Summer Palace: Marble boat
- Venice and its Lagoon: Gondolas
- Villa d'Este: At the Rometta Fountain: in a small pool floats a boat with a mast in the shape of an obelisk, illustrating the Tiber island (AB ev) Link
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Boats?
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