WHS which derive a significant part of their OUV from being a "birthplace" (real or "believed").

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bethlehem Jesus Christ
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain Genghis Khan was probably born in 1162 in Delüün Boldog, near Burkhan Khaldun mountain. The mountain is closely associated with him.
Gyeongju "Crit vi. Mount Namsan is a sacred site containing the birthplace of Hyokkose, the founder of the Shilla Kingdom"
Lumbini Buddha
Luther Memorials Location 783-001, Luther's birthplace Eisleben, Lutherstrasse 16, Germany


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source