The UN mantains a list of World Heritage sites, both cultural and natural. The list is extensive and new sites are added every year. National Geographic has compiled the latetst additions with photos. 2009 List and 2008 List. There’s also a World Heritage Tour site that has over 272 sites in 360 degree panoramic views.

2009 Additions

  • The Wadden Sea,Germany and the Netherlands
  • Mount Wutai, China
  • Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, South Korea
  • Dolomite Mountain Range, Italy
  • Sulamain-Too Sacred Mountain, Kyrgyzstan
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, U.K.
  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, Iran
  • Tower of Hercules, Spain

(Image Courtesy of World Heritage Tour)