Trivia Connections

All connections part of Trivia.

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ConnectionDescriptionSites
Around the World in Eighty Days WHS that feature in "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne. 5
Asterix WHS that feature in Asterix comics. 5
Best seen from the sky 9
Biosecurity rules for tourists WHS with personal Biosecurity rules for tourists. Excluding "WHS which can't be visited" and those with "normal" simple rules of not leaving rubbish etc as well as overall "country" rules.

A link must be provided to these specific biosecurity rules that apply to tourists visiting the WHS.
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Buildable in Lego WHS that are available as models from the official Lego Shop. 11
Built elsewhere as a full size replica World Heritage Sites (or significant elements thereof) of which full size modern replicas have been constructed. Excluding significantly inaccurate attempts (e.g Taj Mahal at Sonargaon in Bangladesh) or scaled down versions in theme parks etc. 12
Built or owned by Americans Outside the boundaries of the USA and its territories. 10
Built or owned by British Sites outside the current borders of Great Britain that were built or owned by British persons. 48
Built or Owned by Chinese Built or Owned by Chinese outside China 7
Built or owned by Dutch Sites outside the current borders of the Netherlands that were built or owned by Dutch persons. 23
Built or owned by French Cultural sites or significant parts thereof that were built or owned by France or French citizens(outside the current boundaries of France itself of course). 30
Built or owned by Germans Sites outside the current borders of Germany that were built or owned by Germans 46
Built or owned by Hungarians Sites outside the current borders of Hungary that were built or owned by Hungarians. 4
Built or owned by Japanese Outside the boundaries of Japan and its territories. 12
Built or owned by Poles WHS, or significant parts thereof, that were once built or owned by Poles (outside the current borders of Poland) 7
Built or owned by Portuguese Sites outside the current borders of Portugal that were built or owned by Portuguese persons. 27
Built or owned by Spanish Sites outside the current borders of Spain that were built or owned by Spanish persons. 40
Built or owned by Swedes Sites outside the current borders of Scandinavia that were built or owned by Swedish persons. 5
Cities of Three Cultures WHS Cities which market themselves as representing 3 Cultures. 5
Country named after them WHS which have had a country named after them 5
Covers more than 5% of country WHS representing at least 5% of the land area of the country. 11
Cryptozoology The study of and search for animals which fall outside of contemporary zoological catalogs. It consists of two primary fields of research:
- The search for living examples of animals taxonomically identified through fossil records, but which are believed to be extinct.
- The search for animals that fall outside of taxonomic records due to a lack of empirical evidence, but for which anecdotal evidence exists in the form of myths, legends, or undocumented sightings
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Cultural sites closely connected to volcanoes These cultural sites are characterized by the significant presence of a volcano in the central area or on the horizon. This volcanic presence contributes to the universal value of the property. Mixed sites are excluded. 13
Cultural sites taking up an entire island Cultural WHS, or significant parts thereof, that take up one or more entire islands. 49
Customary ownership Customary land is land which is owned by Indigenous communities and administered in accordance with their customs, as opposed to statutory tenure usually introduced during the colonial periods. Common ownership is one form of customary land ownership. (Wiki) 8
Depicted on National Coat of Arms WHS or significant parts thereof that are depicted on a Coat of Arms of a country. 10
Depicted on National Flag 4
Discovered from the Air WHS which were discovered or a significant aspect of whose OUV was identified by persons overflying. 5
Discriminatory Entry Policies Sites which discriminate regarding entry on the grounds of Sex, Religion or Nationality 12
Disputed territories 20
Dragon WHS related to or named after Dragons. 24
Dubbed 'White City' 6
Dubbed as another WHS Sites which are nicknamed after another WHS. 80
Epic Subtitles WHS where the main title of the site is accompanied by a grandiose / epic / flowery subtitle. Descriptive titles must be beyond simple statements of what/where they are. At least 3 words in English and excluding standard phrases like "Historic centre of ", "Cultural Landscape"
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Famous Love Stories 20
Fatal Accidents or 'disasters' Sites where there have been "disasters" causing significant numbers of human deaths from a single incident or where repeated "tourism related" deaths have totalled a significant number. Only sites involving an "entry" are included (ie not city or town centres etc) and "simple" traffic accidents etc are not counted. 39
Featured in the Go Jetters WHS that are featured in the Children's TV series the Go Jetters. "Aimed at the upper-end of preschool ages 4–6, Go Jetters follows the adventures of four heroes, Xuli, Kyan, Lars and Foz, as they travel the world with their teacher, mentor and friend, Ubercorn. The programme uses songs and music to expose facts about various countries and environments." (wiki) 45
Foreigner prices WHS where differential pricing is practiced between local and foreign visitors. Local and foreigner fee must be mentioned with the connected sites. 95
Former Largest Cities Formerly was among the largest cities in the world. 19
Free entrance WHS where the main features of the core zone can be entered without paying an entrance fee. General city centres and cultural landscapes are excluded, as well as illegal entrance, limited days and other "tricks". 80
Furthest distance apart Sites whose extremities are the furthest distance apart (over 1000kms) 16
Game of Thrones (Filming Locations) Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones has obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base. (wiki)

http://www.atlasofwonders.com/2013/03/game-of-thrones-film-locations.html
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Greatest Altitude Variations 12
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). 19
High entrance fees Minimum fee per person for a tourist to enter the site and see its special features. This does not include the cost of travelling to get there. "High" is defined as 50USD or above. 8
History of the World in 100 objects WHS represented by (= /made at/found in/closely associated with etc) objects on the BBC 2010 series "A History of the World in 100 Objects". The series number is shown together with a link to the BBC descriptive Web page. From those pages there are further links to detail on the British Museum Web site and also to downloadable podcasts for each program, but these may not be available to non UK IP addresses. There is however also a link to a full transcript of the text of each program. 20
Hot Air Balloon rides WHS over which regular commercial Hot air balloon rides are available.

Provide a Web link to a "provider". Excluding trips which do not definitely cross the WHS boundary but are just "in the area", or those that have ceased operation.
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Hotels in Historic Buildings WHS containing a building of historic or architectural significance converted from its original use into a hotel. Building must be noteworthy enough for a visit on its own. 17
In private ownership WHS which are owned in their entirety by a private individual or company. Excluding those in Customary Ownership, which have their own connection. 16
In the British museum World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the British Museum. "Non portable" is defined as
a. Integral to the structure from which they have been removed
b. Not intended to be moved from the site
c. Of "significant" size and weight
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In the Istanbul museum World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Istanbul Archeological Museum. "Non portable" is defined as
a. Integral to the structure from which they have been removed
b. Not intended to be moved from the site
c. Of "significant" size and weight
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In the Louvre World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. "Non portable" is defined as
a. Integral to the structure from which they have been removed
b. Not intended to be moved from the site
c. Of "significant" size and weight
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In the Pergamon museum World Heritage sites from which "non-portable" objects have been removed which are now in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. "Non portable" is defined as
a. Integral to the structure from which they have been removed
b. Not intended to be moved from the site
c. Of "significant" size and weight
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In The Simpsons WHS that appear in the series The Simpsons (in animated form only). 32
In Video Games WHS appearing within video games. This only includes examples of 'realistic' portrayals of WHS, in the sense that the locations are recognisable with some attempt at authentic portrayal. 23
Indiana Jones movie WHS that feature in an Indiana Jones movie. 14
Isolated WHS WHS without another WHS within range of 1000kms 19
James Bond in books WHS that feature in James Bond books 11
James Bond in Movies WHS that feature in James Bond movies 31
Located in a Capital City 84
Located in a Former Capital With inscribed features which date to the period(s) when it was a Capital 193
Located in a microstate A microstate is a sovereign state having a very small population or very small land area, but usually both. The connection is restricted to sovereign states with an area less than 1000 km2 and fewer than a million people. 18
Location for a classic documentary WHS that have been used as a location for documentaries of high public and/or critical acclaim. 4
Location for a classic movie WHS that have been used as a location for films of high public and/or critical acclaim. 84
Locations of significant drownings WHS within whose boundaries a historically significant drowning took place. 4
Longest WHS names Full names of WHS as they were inscribed, with the highest amount of letters. 5
Major City Centres WHS which consist of an entire and "living" mixed zone (i.e not just selected structures) of significant size (200 ha or greater) in the centre of a "Major" City (defined as having a "city" population - excluding surrounding "urban" and "metropolitan" areas - though definitions of this vary by country - of over 1 million people.) Size of inscribed areas are taken where available from UNESCO or approximated where missing.
(City Population/Size of Inscribed Area)
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Marvel Cinematic Universe World Heritage Sites seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Marvel Cinematic Universe does not include the X-Men franchise, licensed to 20th Century Fox, or any of the Sony Pictures Spider-Man movies prior to Spider-Man: Homecoming. 14
Minor Planet named after them WHS which have a "Minor Planet" named after them See - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minor_planet Excluding planets whose name is simply that of a town/city, mountain etc, a part of wh.ich is a WHS 9
Minority communities Cultural sites where the OUV is related to a living minority community. 63
Modelled after Sites that were modelled after or imitated other WHS. 64
More than 500 steps to climb Sites that include a singular stairway that has over 500 steps to climb. 12
Moved from location of original construction Current WHS or parts thereof originally situated elsewhere (at other location within WHS, or at another WHS). Objects intended to be movable are not included. 14
Named after a different location WHS named after a location elsewhere in the World. Excluding WHS named after people whose title includes another location (See - "Named after an Individual") 4
Named after individual people Excluding saints. 87
No road access WHS where the core zone cannot be reached by road (either paved or unpaved). Excluding island-only sites. 12
Not open to tourists WHS where a major element providing the OUV is closed to the general public. 12
Not under control of the nominating state WHS proposed by a State Party that is not in control of the territory (anymore). 5
Nudist beaches WHS containing a recognised "Nudist Beach" (in countries where nudism on beaches is restricted) 6
Oldest cultural WHS The three oldest cultural sites, excluding fossil hominid remains and individual buildings in cities. 4
Olympic Venues WHS that served as Venues for the Modern Olympic Games 14
On Banknotes WHS that are depicted on banknotes. Connections should state:
a. Exact site where only a part is shown
b. Denomination
c. Year/Current or not
d. Web link to a picture (link minus http://, otherwise it will be treated as spam).
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On Euro coins 23
On Passports WHS displayed on national passports 11
Once the tallest freestanding structure in the World 6
One million visitors or more Sites that receive one million visitors or more per year (excluding those without entry regulations, eg. cities). 93
Only portion of building inscribed 5
Opera Connected to specific operas where at least 1 scene takes place in a location which is specifically and identifiably within the boundary of the inscribed site - even though it may not now exist or the events portrayed may be fictional. 26
Out-of-place artifacts An out-of-place artifact (OOPArt) is an artifact of historical, archaeological, or paleontological interest found in an unusual context, that challenges conventional historical chronology by being "too advanced" for the level of civilization that existed at the time, or showing "human presence" before humans were known to exist. (wiki) 8
Patrimonito's World Heritage Adventures The cartoon films are based on storyboards made 'by young people for young people' and selected during a Patrimonito Storyboard Competition. They are proving to be useful teaching support materials. They are becoming popular at events held by UNESCO.

http://whc.unesco.org/en/patrimonito
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Peace WHS that hold the word "Peace" in their official name. 5
Poetic Quotations WHS about which have been written short poetic, quotable statements which capture something worthwhile and insightful about what makes the site significant. The original may be in any language but an English translation should be provided. Show Poet, Title of larger poem where relevant with, if possible where relevant a link to the full poem, date written, any additional information. The quotation should be specifically and recognisably about features of the inscribed site rather than just a general comment on e.g an entire city. 17
Preservation assisted by Getty Trust The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution that focuses on the visual arts in all their dimensions. 10
Red Fort Monuments named "Red Fort" 3
Registered when architect was alive WHS that were registered when their prime architect was still alive. Architect has to be named in AB evaluation. 3
Repainted in a different colour Major monuments within the core zone of a WHS, that have been over the course of history repainted in a different colour. 5
Replica cultural sites Where only a Replica can be visited of the designated cultural heritage. 5
Replica in Epcot Epcot is a Disney theme park in Orlando Florida. "The park is dedicated to international culture and technological innovation." Around the World Showcase are Pavillions from several different countries. Containing replicas of many famous buildings, of which some are WHS. 12
Replica in Legoland Legoland Billund, the original Legoland park, opened in 1968 in Billund, Denmark. It has many visitors and is next to the original Lego factory.

Other Legolands have since then be constructed:
- Legoland Windsor (Windsor, England, United Kingdom)
- Legoland Deutschland (Günzburg, Germany)
- Legoland California (Carlsbad, San Diego County, California, USA)
- Legoland Florida (Winter Haven, Florida, USA)
- Legoland Malaysia (Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia)

These WHS are built out of lego and can be seen in the Minilands of (one of) these parks:
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Replica in Mini-Europe Mini-Europe is a park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium. Mini-Europe has the reproductions of the most attractive monuments in the European Union on show, at a scale of 1:25. 31
Replicas in Las Vegas WHS with replicas in Las Vegas 4
Reportedly haunted locations See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_reportedly_haunted_locations_in_the_world. 15
Role of Women Sites inscribed for the role that women (groups, not individuals) played in the features of the site 26
Seasonal WHS WHS which need to be visited at a particular time of year either because the main stated OUV can only be seen/experienced at certain times or because climatic conditions/conservation requirements require the entire inscribed area to be closed at certain periods. 6
Serial sites with the greatest number of locations WHS with over 50 separate UNESCO Serial IDs 11
Shakespearean plays WHS mentioned in and/or setting for works of William Shakespeare 11
Shoe covers required WHS where visitors are required to put protective covers over their shoes before entering, or change to protective footwear provided by the site management. 16
Shortest WHS names Full names of WHS as they were inscribed, with the least amount of letters. 9
Situated in an administrative exclave of a city WHS situated in an administrative Exclave of a city. 3
Slow Food Movement WHS within whose boundaries the preservation of a traditional food associated with the site/area is being helped by the Slow Food Movement (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slow_food) 7
Smallest cultural WHS 19
Smallest natural WHS Top 10 smallest natural sites (excluding mixed sites). 10
Sound and Light Show Sites that have regular Sound and Light Shows.

Son et lumière, or a sound and light show is a form of nighttime entertainment that is usually presented in an outdoor venue of historic significance. Special lighting effects are projected onto the façade of a building or ruin and synchronized with recorded or live narration and music to dramatize the history of the place. The invention of the concept is credited to Paul Robert-Houdin, who was the curator of the Château de Chambord in France, which hosted the first son et lumière in the world in 1952.
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Star Wars WHS where Stars Wars was filmed. 10
Subterranean Cultural Sites Cultural WHS whose OUV lies entirely/significantly in items which are subterranean and which therefore require a journey underground to visit them (excluding Cave paintings etc which have their own Connection and sites for instance in which an underground mine is just part of the inscribed site) 13
Swan songs The most recent site inscribed (or extended) by those countries which have subsequently been inactive the longest in bringing forward successful new inscriptions.
Cut off 1989. Excluding countries since defunct. Excluding Old City of Jerusalem (1981) and Vatican City (1984) which are in effect "fully inscribed".
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Takes more than 5 days to visit WHS that take more than 5 days for a return trip, starting from an international airport. 11
The Beatles 4
Tintin Comic strip figure, starring as a young reporter in The Adventures of Tintin
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Tobu World Square Japanese theme park near Nikko with reproductions of cultural sites to 1/25th of the original 30
Total Solar Eclipse since Inscription Sites which have experienced a Total Solar Eclipse since Inscription.

For graphics that show all eclipses worldwide over 20-year periods:
https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEatlas/SEatlas.html

The best maps for the paths of Totality:
https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/1979
(search by years)

A site was counted if any part of it was under Totality.
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Tourist Treks Sites containing some or all of a significant tourist trek involving at least 1 overnight. Trek (hike) must have a specific name, a defined route or routes and often/normally done in total. 24
Twin Towns WHS that consist of two separate towns, whose history is linked (sometimes leading to strong rivalry). 18
Undergoing Restoration or Repair WHS or significant parts thereof currently undergoing restoration or repair that affect the visitor experience. Estimated end date should be given. 31
Unusual Entry Requirements or Restrictions WHS which, either permanently or on occasion, require intending visitors to pass "tests" before entry is granted (excluding restrictions on the grounds of race, gender of religion which are covered by their own "Connection"). 7
Used in film as another WHS WHS that have been used in films as another WHS 9
Versions of Da Vinci's last supper 3
Viewable from another WHS WHS which can be seen from another WHS. Excluding contiguous sites (which can obviously be seen across their mutual boundary!). Also multi-location sites if any of the locations are the same or are contiguous (even if not the chosen ones).
The view should be achievable as part of "normal" touristic viewing - thus it is not axiomatic that, if A can be seen from B, then B can be seen from A, since the view of B from A may be of parts of the site which are not accessible when visiting B.
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Visitor Limits WHS where the number of visitors either per day or in total at any one time is officially limited (whether or not it is properly implemented) across the entire site Excluding sites where a limit only applies to a particular area within the inscribed site. Excluding limits "recommended" by ICOMOS/IUCN etc where there is no evidence that these recommendations have been accepted. 13
Voyager Golden Record WHS represented on the Voyager Golden Record, a collection of 116 images and a variety of sounds which were included aboard both Voyager spacecraft, which were launched in 1977. They were selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth. 4
WHS within walking distance At least three different sites within walking distance (15 km) from each other. 30
Works by Nobel Prize winning authors 26