WHS that contain historic boats, or specific types of boats. Regular ferries etc. are excluded.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
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
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
Hallstatt-Dachstein Plätte
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)
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
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)


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