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World Heritage Sites in Germany


Site nameEntered
Aachen Cathedral1978
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square1981
Speyer Cathedral1981
Pilgrimage Church of Wies1983
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl1984
St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church at Hildesheim1985
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier1986
Frontiers of the Roman Empire1987
Hanseatic City of Lübeck1987
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin1990
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch1991
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System1992
Town of Bamberg1993
Maulbronn Monastery Complex1993
Völklingen Ironworks1994
Collegiate Church, Castle, and old Town of Quedlinburg1994
Messel Pit Fossil site1995
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg1996
Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau1996
Cologne Cathedral1996
Classical Weimar1998
Wartburg Castle1999
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin1999
Monastic Island of Reichenau2000
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz2000
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen2001
Upper Middle Rhine Valley2002
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar2002
Muskauer Park/Park Muzakowski2004
The Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen2004
Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof2006
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany2007
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates2008
The Wadden Sea2009
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps2011
Fagus Factory in Alfeld2011
Margravial Opera House Bayreuth2012
Water features and Hercules within the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe2013
Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey2014

Deleted sites
Dresden Elbe Valley (2009)

Tentative list of Germany


Alpine and pre-alpine meadow and marsh landscapes
Caves with the oldest Ice Age art
Darmstadt Artists' Colony Mathildenhöhe
Dreams in Stone - the palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee
Francke Foundation Buildings
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Great Spas of Europe
Hydraulic Engineering and Hydropower, Drinking Water and Decorative Fountains in Augsburg
L'oeuvre architecturale et urbaine de Le Corbusier / deux maisons du Weissenhof-Siedlung & Stuttgart
Luther memorials in Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Bavaria and Thuringia
Mining Cultural Landscape Erzgebirge/Krušnohoøí
Old Synagogue and Mikveh in Erfurt - Testimonies of everyday life, religion and town history between change and continuity
Residence Ensemble Schwerin - Cultural Landscape of Romantic Historicism
ShUM cities of Speyer, Worms and Mainz
Speicherstadt and Chilehaus with Kontorhaus District
The Bauhaus and associated sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau
The Jewish Cemetery of Altona Königstrasse. Sephardic Sepulchral Culture of the 17th and 18th century between Europe and the Caribbean
The Naumburg Cathedral and the landscape of the rivers Saale and Unstrut an important dominion in the High Middle Ages
VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Danevirke and Hedeby


Former Tentative Sites


AEG Factory Berlin
Artland Landscape Osnabruck
Augsburg - Cathedral, Town Hall, Churchs of SS Ulrich and Afra
Bayreuth Festspielhaus
Berlin Philharmonic Concert Hall
Cath of St Marice/Cath Magdeburg
Church of St Elizabeth Marburg
Danube Valley CL around Regensburg inc Walhalla
Danube Valley CL around Weltenburg
Eltz Castle
Externsteine
Freiburg Cathedral
Gelnhausen
Goethe Haus Frankfurt
Heidelberg, town and castle
Holderlin Tower Tubingen
Julich Fortress
Landshut
Lion of Brunswick
Luneburg Town Hall
Main Valley CL Banz - Vierzehnheiligen
Maria Laach Abbey and Lake
Monastery of Eberbach
Munich - Ludwigstrasse, Konigsplatz, Odeonplatz, Feldherrenhalle
Munzenburg Castle
Nenning Roman Villa and Mosaic
Ottobeuren Abbey
Passau old town
Rothenburg, Nördlingen, Dinkelsbühl
Saarbrücken - Ludwigsplatz
Schloss Weissenstein Pommersfelden
Schlosspark Nymphenburg Munich
Schwetzingen, castle and castle gardens
Spandau Citadel
St Paul's church Frankfurt
Ulm - Confederative Fortress
Walhalla
Weingarten Abbey
Wolfenbuttel
Worms Cathedral







Country info


Germany statistics:
Number of WHS: 39
Number of Tentative sites: 19
Member of the World Heritage Committee in: 1977 1978 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 2012 2013 2014 2015

News and links:
» Forum: Germany World Heritage (03-10-2014).
» Provisional list of German nominations until 2016 (24-06-2008).


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