Chichen Itza
Tanum
Sagarmatha
Mostar
Gebel Berkal
Qin

World Heritage Site

for World Heritage Travellers

Discriminatory Entry Policies

Sites which discriminate regarding entry on the grounds of Sex, Religion or Nationality

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Connected Sites

  • Bagerhat: Khan Jahan's tomb - Men Only
  • Djenn√©: 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 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

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