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Pergamon

Jarek Pokrzywnicki Polska - 21-Dec-20

Pergamon

Site just visited (December, 2020), not an easy time to visit Turkey during covid-pandemic restrictions. As all other reviews are focused on main component and the most spectacular part of the heritage I will describe other places.

First of all - consider to spend some more time in Bergama (Pergamon). All the sites are scattered around the city. Also the main component - space around Acropolis / Asclepion and the lower (Ottoman) town (multi layered city) covers itself relatively big area. Even if all paid areas were closed due to coronavirus I spent almost full day exploring the area and wandering the streets of Ottoman town.

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The Ribeira Sacra, Lugo and Orense (T)

Jarek Pokrzywnicki Polska - 30-Oct-20

The Ribeira Sacra, Lugo and Orense (T)

Site visited in September, 2020. I am very much in favour of inscription of this area. Landscape is pretty spectacular, while monastic monuments are well maintained and preserved even while they mostly do not serve its initial function.

Travelled from Las Medulas towards Ribeira Sacra I passed through amazing Mirador de Pontenovo (mouth of river Navea into Bibei, close to Central Hidraulica de Pontenovo). Although it is outside the designated area it is the perfect example of what you can expect in Ribeira Sacra – deep canyons, rocky mountains and rivers. From there I passed through mountainous area towards Parada de Sil.

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Curonian Spit

Jarek Pokrzywnicki Polska - 29-Sep-20

Curonian Spit

As everybody described Lithuanian part of Curonian Spit I will focus on Russian part of this cultural heritage site. Visited in July, 2019, while it was possible to visit Kaliningrad Oblast (Królewiec Area) without Russian visa.

Access from Polish side - border crossing at Grzechotki / Mamonovo - 2  by own car, and then normal transit via Zelenogradsk towards Curonian Spit National Park (Национальный Парк Куршская Коса). Entrance to the park from Russian side is paid - 150 rubles per person and 300 rubles per vehicle. The point where they collect money is located here 54°58'33.0"N 20°31'13.7"E (Kontrol'no-Propusknoy Punkt Natsional'nogo Parka Kurshskaya Kosa, контрольно-пропускной пункт национального парка Куршская коса). The booth is located some 30 meters from the main road, so if you want to buy the ticket to enter the park, you just stop the car on the road (there is no parking space) blocking the passage

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Pereslavl-Zalessky (T)

Jarek Pokrzywnicki Polska - 04-Jun-20

Pereslavl-Zalessky (T)

Site visited in October, 2007. This time it was not even on the TL. Due to climatic reasons, October months are not perfect period of time to visit these areas of Russia, as far as I remember the days were short, it was raining almost every day and the temperatures were around 10 degrees (especially mornings were cold), in some days, even less (below 0).

Anyway Pereslavl Zalessky (Russian: Переславль-Залесский) is one of the main attractions within Golden Ring of Moscow (ring of medieval towns including some already inscribed [...]

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Malleco Viaduct (T)

Jarek Pokrzywnicki Polska - 14-May-20

Malleco Viaduct (T)

Site visited in November, 2006. Easy stop if you drive a car on Panamericana. It is located around 600 km south of Santiago de Chile, near the town of Collipulli. You cannot miss the object as it is located just near the highway (and well-marked, there are brown signs on Ruta 5, just search for Monumento Nacional Viaducto Malleco). Malleco Viaduct or Puente Malleco is an engineering monument from the end of XIX century.

At first glance it looks as typical work of Gustave Eiffel but it was designed by local Victorino Aurelio Lastarria in 1887 although Eiffel [...]

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Jarek Pokrzywnicki
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Rome, Machu Picchu, Canaima, Los Glaciares, Ha Long Bay
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Defensive network along Danube river in Serbia (Bac, Golubac, Smederevo, Petrovaradin), Toro Muerto - Peru, Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia), Pierrefonds castle (France), Svalbard archipelago (Norway), Tetovo - former Turkish monuments (painted mosque, Arabati Baba Tekke, Isa Beg hammam), Debre Damo monastery (Ethiopia)

Recently Visited WHS

Update 12.12.20
Rating Stats
Cracow 5
L'viv 5
Torun 5
Warsaw 5
Zamosc 5
Djoudj 4
Le Havre 1.5
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  2. Aksu-Zhabagly state natural reserve (T)
  3. Alanya (T)
  4. Amalienborg and its district (T)
  5. Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians - extension (Poland) (T)
  6. Ancient Termiz (T)
  7. Archaeo-astronomical Site Kokino (T)
  8. Archaeological Complex of Toro Muerto (T)
  9. Archaeological Site and Historic Centre of Panamá City (T)
  10. Arsenal de Rochefort et fortifications de l'estuaire de la Charente (T)
  11. Augustow Canal (T)
  12. Bahá'í House of Worship at New Delhi (T)
  13. Bahoutdin Architectural Complex (T)
  14. Baquedano Street (T)
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  17. Brazilian Fortresses Ensemble (T)
  18. Brooklyn Bridge (T)
  19. Buenos Aires – La Plata: Two capitals of the Culture of Modernity, Eclecticism and Immigration (T)
  20. Caricin Grad - Iustiniana Prima, archaeological site (T)
  21. Central Park (T)
  22. Centre historique d'Irkoutsk (T)
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  25. Cittadella (Victoria - Gozo) (T)
  26. Citté-fortezza di Palmanova (T)
  27. Ciudad Bolivar in the narrowness of the Orinoco River (T)
  28. Cour royale de Tiébélé (T)
  29. Cultural Landscape of Canyon in Kamenets-Podilsk (T)
  30. Darmstadt Artists' Colony Mathildenhöhe (T)
  31. David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitage (T)
  32. Delhi - A Heritage City (T)
  33. Desert Castles of Ancient Khorezm (T)
  34. Dreams in Stone - the palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria (T)
  35. Eglise et Monastère de Sao Bento, Rio de Janeiro (T)
  36. Eglises byzantines et post-byzantines de Curtea de Arges (T)
  37. Eglises romanes d'Andorre (T)
  38. El Fayoum (T)
  39. Ellis Island (T)
  40. Fortified Manasija Monastery (T)
  41. Francke Foundation Buildings (T)
  42. Frontiers of the Roman Empire (Austria) (T)
  43. Gdansk - Town of Memory and Freedom (T)
  44. Great Spas of Europe (Germany) (T)
  45. Guano Islands, Islets, and Capes National Reserve System form Peru (RNSIIPG) (T)
  46. Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago (T)
  47. Hacienda Chuao (Chuao Plantation) (T)
  48. Hamad Town Tumuli Moundfield (T)
  49. Historic Center of Qoqon (T)
  50. Historical City Centre of Yogyakarta (T)
  51. Historical Lisbon, Global City (T)
  52. Íznik (T)
  53. Jerash Archaeological City (Ancient Meeting Place of East and West) (T)
  54. Kerman Historical-Cultural Structure (T)
  55. Krasnoyarsk Stolby (T)
  56. L'Aeropostale (T)
  57. La Moneda Palace (T)
  58. Lake Titicaca (T)
  59. Le noyau historique médiéval ou la "Cuve" de Gand (T)
  60. Le Palais de Justice de Bruxelles (T)
  61. Les Alpes de la Méditerranée (France) (T)
  62. Leuven/Louvain, batiments universitaires, l'héritage de six siècles au sein du centre historique (T)
  63. Maaloula (T)
  64. Malleco Viaduct (T)
  65. Maltese Catacomb Complexes (T)
  66. Manama, City of Trade, Multiculturalism and Religious Coexistence (T)
  67. Marais salants de Guérande (T)
  68. Mdina (Citta Vecchia) (T)
  69. Metz Royale et Impériale, enjeux de pouvoir, confrontations stylistiques et identité urbaine (T)
  70. Minoan Palatial Centres (Knossos, Phaistos, Malia, Zakros, Kydonia) (T)
  71. Modernist Centre of Gdynia — the example of building an integrated community (T)
  72. Naganeupseong, Town Fortress and Village (T)
  73. Nasqsh-e Rostam and Naqsh-e Rajab (T)
  74. Natural Reserves of Tatras Mountain (T)
  75. Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent (T)
  76. Oasis of Fayoum, hydraulic remains and ancient cultural landscapes (T)
  77. Palais de la Culture, ancien siège du Ministere de l'Education et de la Santé, Rio de Janeiro (T)
  78. Paper Mill in Duszniki-Zdrój (T)
  79. Pereslavl-Zalessky (T)
  80. Pharaonic temples in Upper Egypt from the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (T)
  81. Phare de Cordouan (T)
  82. Pombaline Lisbon (T)
  83. Poykent (T)
  84. Renaissance Houses at Slavonice (T)
  85. Rostov Kremlin (T)
  86. Saar Heritage Park (T)
  87. Sacred Titicaca Lake (T)
  88. Semarang Old Town (T)
  89. Seoul City Wall (T)
  90. ShUM cities of Speyer, Worms and Mainz (T)
  91. Silk Road (T)
  92. Silk Roads Sites in Kyrgyzstan (T)
  93. Silk Roads Sites in Tajikistan (T)
  94. Silk Roads Sites in Uzbekistan (T)
  95. Site of the Retiro and the Prado in Madrid (T)
  96. Sites along the Uttarapath, Badshahi Sadak, Sadak-e-Azam, Grand Trunk Road (T)
  97. Sites funéraires et mémoriels de la Première Guerre mondiale (Front Ouest) (T)
  98. Sites funéraires et mémoriels de la Première Guerre mondiale (Front Ouest) (Belgium) (T)
  99. Sites mégalithiques de Carnac (T)
  100. Sites of Great Moravia (T)
  101. Sites of Great Moravia: Mikulcice - Kopcani (T)
  102. Sítio Roberto Burle Marx (T)
  103. Smederevo Fortress (T)
  104. SS. Boris and Gleb (Kalozha) Church in the city of Hrodna (T)
  105. Susha historical and architectural reserve (T)
  106. Svalbard Archipelago (T)
  107. Sya, centre historique de Bobo-Dioulasso (T)
  108. Taormina and Isola Bella (T)
  109. Tbilisi Historic District (T)
  110. Tenzug - Tallensi settlements (T)
  111. The archaeological site of the city of Dvin (T)
  112. The Augustow Canal (Kanal Augustowski) (T)
  113. The Betlém Rock Sculptures near Kuks (T)
  114. The Central Axis of Beijing (including Beihai) (T)
  115. The Colonial Transisthmian Route of Panamá (Ruta Colonial Transístmica de Panamá) (T)
  116. The Dunejec River Gorge in the Pieniny Mountains (T)
  117. The historic urban site of Počitelj (T)
  118. The Historical City of Maybod (T)
  119. The monasteries of Tatev and Tatevi Anapat and the adjacent areas of the Vorotan Valley (T)
  120. The monastery of Noravank and the upper Amaghou Valley (T)
  121. The natural and architectural ensemble of Blagaj (T)
  122. The natural and architectural ensemble of Stolac (T)
  123. The Old Town of Jakarta (T)
  124. The Ribeira Sacra, Lugo and Orense (T)
  125. The rural settlement of Fikardou (T)
  126. The Theatre and Aqueducts of the Ancient City of Aspendos (T)
  127. The town of Melnik and the Rozhen Monastery (T)
  128. Trakai Historical National Park (T)
  129. Uplistsikhe Cave Town (T)
  130. Vardzia-Khertvisi (T)
  131. Vjetrenica cave (T)

Top 50 Missing Sites

  1. Alexandria, ancient remains and the new library
  2. Bagan
  3. Chernobyl
  4. Ephesus
  5. Historic University Towns of Oxford and Cambridge
  6. Kolyma Highway (the Road of Bones)
  7. Lake Titicaca
  8. Major Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright
  9. Minoan palaces of Crete
  10. Neuschwanstein Castle
  11. Pharaonic Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu
  12. Plain of Jars / Sites Mégalithiques de la province de Xieng Khouang
  13. Sites Mégalithiques de Carnac
  14. Svalbard
  15. Synagogue of Subotica

Top 200 WHS

  1. Hawaii Volcanoes
  2. Evora
  3. L'viv
  4. Berat and Gjirokastra
  5. Prague
  6. Sana'a
  7. Old City of Jerusalem
  8. Rome
  9. Istanbul
  10. Venice and its Lagoon
  11. Qhapaq Ñan
  12. My Son
  13. Elephanta Caves
  14. Polonnaruva
  15. Anuradhapura
  16. Fatehpur Sikri
  17. Ellora Caves
  18. Moenjodaro
  19. Angkor
  20. Danube Delta
  21. Everglades
  22. Iguacu
  23. Plitvice Lakes
  24. Iguazu National Park
  25. Okavango Delta
  26. Lake Baikal
  27. Victoria Falls
  28. Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
  29. Works of Antoni Gaudí
  30. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  31. Nasca Lines
  32. Stonehenge
  33. Chavin
  34. Copan
  35. Tierradentro
  36. Uxmal
  37. Palenque
  38. Tiwanaku
  39. Chichen-Itza
  40. Caral-Supe
  41. Tikal National Park
  42. Teotihuacan
  43. San Agustín
  44. Zamosc
  45. Riga
  46. St. Petersburg
  47. Florence
  48. Site of Carthage
  49. Mountain Resort, Chengde
  50. Ischigualasto / Talampaya
  51. Summer Palace
  52. El Escurial
  53. Versailles
  54. Imperial Palace
  55. Rapa Nui
  56. Palmyra
  57. Petra
  58. Persepolis
  59. Simien National Park
  60. Huascaran National Park
  61. Canaima National Park
  62. Machu Picchu
  63. Kilimanjaro National Park
  64. Sagarmatha National Park
  65. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  66. Tower of London
  67. Malbork Castle
  68. Great Wall
  69. Crac des Chevaliers
  70. Agra Fort
  71. Statue of Liberty
  72. Auschwitz Birkenau
  73. Vilnius
  74. Sighisoara
  75. Quedlinburg
  76. Torun
  77. Telc
  78. Tallinn
  79. Cesky Krumlov
  80. Brugge
  81. Cracow
  82. Dubrovnik
  83. Peninsula Valdes
  84. Great Barrier Reef
  85. Cuzco
  86. Aggtelek and Slovak Karst
  87. Phong Nha - Ke Bang
  88. Skocjan Caves
  89. Ha Long Bay
  90. Gunung Mulu
  91. Temple of Heaven
  92. Prambanan
  93. Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  94. Los Glaciares
  95. Yosemite National Park
  96. Manu National Park
  97. Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Bialowieza Forest
  98. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  99. Yellowstone
  100. Galapagos Islands
  101. Aldabra Atoll
  102. Komodo National Park
  103. Völklingen Ironworks
  104. Grand Canyon
  105. Nubian Monuments
  106. Ancient Thebes
  107. Tassili n'Ajjer
  108. Rio de Janeiro
  109. Upper Middle Rhine Valley
  110. Loire Valley
  111. Uluru
  112. Wadi Rum
  113. Sintra
  114. Sucre
  115. Lima
  116. Old Havana
  117. Arequipa
  118. Diamantina
  119. Cartagena
  120. Potosi
  121. Ouro Preto
  122. Meroe
  123. Kremlin and Red Square
  124. Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region
  125. Jesuit Missions of Trinidad and Jesus
  126. Haghpat and Sanahin
  127. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  128. Monastery of Batalha
  129. Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
  130. Abbey of St Gall
  131. Reims
  132. Amiens Cathedral
  133. Kyiv
  134. Trinity Sergius Lavra
  135. Churches of Moldavia
  136. Santa Maria delle Grazie
  137. White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
  138. Belem
  139. Chartres Cathedral
  140. Mtskheta
  141. Mount Athos
  142. Route of Santiago de Compostela
  143. Mont-Saint-Michel
  144. Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  145. Vatican City
  146. Meteora
  147. Ravenna
  148. Kizhi Pogost
  149. Lalibela
  150. Thessalonika
  151. Göreme NP
  152. Imperial Tombs
  153. Taj Mahal
  154. Pyramids (Memphis)
  155. Borobudur
  156. Potala Palace
  157. Sigiriya
  158. Ajanta Caves
  159. Itchan Kala
  160. Old Town of Lijiang
  161. Hué
  162. Bukhara
  163. Samarkand
  164. Safranbolu
  165. Kairouan
  166. Medina of Marrakesh
  167. Damascus
  168. Historic Cairo
  169. Aleppo
  170. Bosra
  171. Dougga/Thugga
  172. Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
  173. Trier
  174. Amphitheater of El Jem
  175. Baalbek
  176. Pompei
  177. Archaeological Site of Delphi
  178. Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  179. Acropolis
  180. Hani Rice Terraces
  181. Harar
  182. Koutammakou
  183. Aksum
  184. Volcanoes of Kamchatka
  185. Pitons of Reunion