Discriminatory Entry Policies
Sites which discriminate regarding entry on the grounds of Sex, Religion or Nationality
|Bagerhat||Khan Jahan's tomb - Men Only|
|Djenné||Due to an unsavoury incident with an Italian fashion photography shoot, the great mosque is out of bounds for non-Muslim tourists.|
|Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain||During the course of these rituals, access to the Main Ovoo of the Heaven is allowed only to a few Governmental officials from the state and from local authorities, designated shamans and some Buddhist lamas (monks). (nom file) - other areas also may need advice beforehand, see link|
|Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town||Muslims and Jews are only allowed to enter "their" respective side of the Tomb apart from 10 days pa each when the other side is opened to them|
|Kathmandu Valley||Most of Pashupatinath is closed to non-Hindus|
|Kii Mountain Range||Area around Mount Omine and Ominesanji Temple is out of bounds to women.|
|Medina of Fez||Great Kairaouine Mosque - Muslims only|
|Medina of Marrakesh||Koutoubia mosque - Muslims only|
|Mijikenda Kaya Forests||Sacred parts aren't open to 'strangers'|
|Mount Athos||Men Only|
|Okinoshima Island||No women allowed on Okinoshima Island|
|Old City of Jerusalem||Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque - Muslims only|
|Westminster||Big Ben: only accessible to UK residents by tour - by writing to their MP. International visitors cannot go inside. (the Tower is closed for tours due to renovation at the moment)|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Discriminatory Entry Policies?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source