Guided Tour Only

WHS that can be visited by guided tour only. Only complete WHS with this restriction are included; the connection does not extend to parts of WHS (individual buildings etc).

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Altamira Cave
Brú na Bóinne Tours start at the visitor centre, and the visitors are being taken to Newgrange etc by shuttle bus
Changdeokgung Palace Complex Tours are offered in Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese. "To visit Changdeok Palace and Biwon Garden, you must be on an tour." -
Coa Valley and Siega Verde
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum "To ensure its conservation, the site's microclimate is strictly regulated. For this reason, the site is open to a maximum of 80 visitors each day....From Monday to Sunday eight tours will be conducted, starting on the hour from 9.00 till 16.00 (last tour). There are two special tours at noon and 16.00 hours. To plan your sightseeing, we advise that you book ahead as tours are often full up to weeks in advance. For your convenience, you can use our new online booking.... Tickets for the Hypogeum are also available in person from all Heritage Malta sites."
Independence Hall On a free tour ticket, with a specific day and time
Ischigualasto / Talampaya Both parks
Kaesong A visit anywhere in North Korea is guided
Koguryo Tombs A visit anywhere in North Korea is guided
Messel Pit In German
Mistaken Point Access to the narrow core zone, where the fossils are, is by guided tour only.
Mount Carmel Caves
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River underground river
Residence of Bukovinian & Dalmatian Metropolitans
Robben Island
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara "The only way to visit Kilwa Kisiwani is with a chartered boat and a guide from the Kilwa Islands Tour Guides Association." (LP)
Serra da Capivara The park may only be entered with a local, accredited guide
Skocjan Caves
Tassili n'Ajjer Officially one must be with a local guide at all times. You need to register on arrival at Djanet airport and the police will regularly check in with the guide who needs to bring a satellite phone if you hike into the Tadrart plateau.
Tugendhat Villa Can only be visited on frequent guided tours
Van Nellefabriek
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines By one of the regular tours (hourly in Polish and English, German, French, Russian, Italian and Spanish as well)
Yuso and Suso Monasteries Frequent daily tours, except for Monday


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  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.
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source