Contiguous National Sites

WHS which "abut" each other within the same country (ie excluding "Transnational" abutting sites which already have their own "connection"). Different from "Inscribed twice or more" because the 2 sites are exclusive from each other.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Changdeokgung Palace Complex Changdeokgung Palace Complex & Jongmyo Shrine
Danube Limes In Germany, with "Frontiers of the Roman Empire": "The Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes started at Bad Gögging (...). At Eining it was connected with the Upper German‐Raetian Limes in the existing WHS "Frontier of the Roman Empire"." (Nomination file, p. 54)
Frontiers of the Roman Empire In Germany, with Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Great Barrier Reef With Wet Tropics of Queensland, off Cape Tribulation
Jongmyo Shrine Changdeokgung Palace Complex & Jongmyo Shrine
Ngorongoro Abuts Serengeti NP
Pienza With Val d'Orcia
Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco Is completely surrounded by the land area of the Vizcaino site but was extracted from that nomination at the evaluation/inscription stage "Following the recommendation of the Bureau, the original nomination of the mixed site of El Vizcaino was resubmitted as separate cultural and natural nominations" (Report of the 17th session of the WHC). Its evaluation document is however still titled "Vizcaino"!
Serengeti Abuts Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Upper Middle Rhine Valley With Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Val d'Orcia With Pienza
Wet Tropics of Queensland With Great Barrier Reef, off Cape Tribulation
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Abuts Rock Paintings of Sierra San Francisco


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Contiguous National Sites?

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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