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Site Rationale Link
Acropolis 18 October 2015, Melina Mercouri's 95th Birthday & 20 June 2009, Opening of the Acropolis Museum
Altamira Cave September 24, 2018, Celebrating Altamira Cave
Antigua Guatemala September 15, 2018, Guatemala Independence Day 2018
Baalbek 22 November 2012, Lebanon National Day 2012
Bali Subak system June 29, 2020, Celebrating Subak
Belfries 3 April 2016, Start of the 100th tour of Flanders
Brasilia 21 April 2012, Brasilia's Anniversary
Brugge 3 April 2016, Start of the 100th tour of Flanders
Canaima National Park Jul 5, 2012, Venezuela Independence Day 2012
Chan Chan July 28, 2012, Peru Independence Day 2012
Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland June 6, 2016, Sweden National Day 2016
Decorated cave of Pont d'Arc Dec 18, 2020: 26th Anniversary of the Grotte Chauvet Discovery
Florence 9 April 2011, Italy's Culture Week
Fort and Shalamar Gardens August 14, 2015, Pakistan Independence Day 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings 8 June 2005, Frank Lloyd Wright's 138th Birthday
Fujisan June 23, 2013, Mt. Fuji becomes a World Heritage site
Galapagos Islands May 31, 2020, Celebrating the Galápagos Islands
Granada 16 June 2013, Granadas Millenium
Grand Canyon August 25, 2016, Celebrating US National Parks
Great Barrier Reef 26 January 2017, Australia Day 2017
Guimarães 10 June 2016, Portugal National Day 2016
Hoi An July 16, 2019
Iguacu 31 January 2012, Discovery of the Iguazu Falls
Iguazu National Park 31 January 2012, Discovery of the Iguazu Falls
Independence Hall August 25, 2016, Celebrating US National Parks
Istanbul 15 January 2010, Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture & 13 April 2018, Orhan Veli Kanık's 104th Birthday
Kew Gardens 5 May 2009, 250th Anniversary of Kew Gardens
Komodo National Park 6 March 2017, 37th Anniversary of Komodo National Park
Kremlin and Red Square June 12, 2018: Russia Day 2018 (shows a gate in the Kremlin wall); June 12, 2016, Russia National Day 2016, June 12, 2015, Russia Day 2015, July 12, 2011, 450th Anniversary of St. Basil's Cathedral and June 12, 2007, Russia Day 2007
Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou November 18, 2017, Morocco Independence Day 2017
Lake Baikal January 11, 2017, 100th Anniversary of The Russian Nature Reserves and June 12, 2019, Russia Day 2019
Lorentz National Park Dec 4, 2019: "celebrates the anniversary of Indonesia’s Lorentz National Park"
Los Glaciares May 11, 2017, 80th Anniversary of Los Glaciares National Park
Machu Picchu July 24, 2011, 100th Anniversary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu and July 28, 2016, Peru National Day 2016
Madā ͐ in Ṣāliḥ September 23, 2016, Saudi Arabia National Day 2016
Mexico City and Xochimilco September 16, 2016, Mexico National Day 2016 (Xochimilco) and September 16, 2011, Mexico Independence Day 2011 (Palacio Nacional)
Nasca Lines May 15, 2018, Maria Reiche's 115th Birthday
Nubian Monuments 22 October 2012, Abu Simbel
Ohrid Region 8 September 2012, Macedonia Independence Day 2012
Paris, Banks of the Seine March 21, 2015 126th Anniversary of the public opening of the Eiffel Tower and 14 Jul 2007 Bastille Day 2007
Petra 25 May 2010, Jordan National Day 2010
Plitvice Lakes October 8, 2015, Croatia Independence Day 2015
Prague Oct 28, 2018: Prague Castle in 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia; July 9, 2017, 660th Anniversary of Charles Bridge
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River June 30, 2019
Qal'at al-Bahrain December 16, 2016, Bahrain National Day 2016
Red Fort 15 August 2011, India Independence Day 2011
Rome 2 June 2016, Republic Day Italy 2016
Sagarmatha National Park May 29, 2008, Anniversary of the First Ascent of Mount Everest
Salzburg 29 November 2017, Christian Doppler's 214th Birthday
Sceilg Mhichíl 17 March 2017, St. Patrick's Day 2017
Selimiye Mosque 15 April 2009, Mimar Sinan's Birthday
St. Petersburg December 7, 2014, 250th Anniversary of the Hermitage Museum
Statue of Liberty June 17, 2015: 130th anniversary of france delivering the statue-of-liberty to the united states; August 25, 2016, Celebrating US National Parks
Sydney Opera House 20 October 2008, 35th Anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Opera House
Taj Mahal 26 January 2020, India Republic Day 2020
Teotihuacan 16 September 2017, Mexico National Day 2017
The Sundarbans 26 March 2020, Bangladesh Independence Day 2020
Ujung Kulon National Park February 26, 2017, 25th Anniversary of Ujung Kulon Park
Uluru 25 January 2005, Australia Day 2005
Vilnius 16 February 2016, Lithuania Independence Day 2016
Virunga National Park 16 January 2014, Dian Fossey's 82nd Birthday
Volcanoes of Kamchatka January 11, 2017, 100th Anniversary of The Russian Nature Reserves and June 12, 2019, Russia Day 2019
Wadden Sea 30 June 2021, Celebrating the Wadden Sea
Works of Antoni Gaudí June 25, 2013, Antoni Gaudí's 161st Birthday
Yaroslavl 10 September 2010, 1000th Anniversary of Yaroslavl
Yellowstone August 25, 2016, Celebrating US National Parks
Yosemite National Park October 1, 2013: 123rd anniversary of Yosemite National Park

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