World Heritage Germany

World Heritage of Germany

Unesco World Heritage treasures

What do the Taj Mahal in India, the Pyramids of Giza and the Berlin castles have in common? They are belong to the World Heritage in Germany administered by the UNESCO, aiming to catalogue and preserve sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humankind.

More than 30 World Heritages in Germany

Currently 812 properties located in 137 states have been nominated and Germany ranks with more than 30 sites on place 4 worldwide!

But taking a closer look at Germany it is no surprise - you find a huge variety of cultural treasures fitting almost every interest. Walk through kingdom parks like Sanssouci and Wörlitz, see the revolutionary Bauhaus architecture in Dessau, follow the traces of Martin Luther through Wittenberg or just have a trip to the World Heritage city of Bamberg, that nice old city in the bavarian Franconia.

World Heritage Germany, Wismar Wassertor
One part of the World Heritage in Germany is the city of Wismar. This is the "Wassertor" in Wismar. It was built in the Middle Ages.

World Heritage Germany: Source GermanPlaces