List of World Heritage Sites in the Americas

This is a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Hawaii and Easter Island are included here given their political ties to the Americas despite being geographically located in Oceania. Mexico is the country with more sites in the continent, and the third in the world.


Flag of Argentina Argentina

  • Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
  • Iguazú National Park, home of Iguazu Falls (shared with Brazil)
  • Ischigualasto Provincial Park and Talampaya National Park.
  • Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba in Córdoba
  • Los Glaciares National Park
  • Península Valdés
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María Mayor (plus São Miguel das Missões in Brazil)

Flag of Belize Belize

Flag of Bermuda Bermuda (UK)

  • Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda

Flag of Bolivia Bolivia

Flag of Brazil Brazil

  • Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves
  • Brasília
  • Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
  • Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
  • Historic Centre of São Luís
  • Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto
  • Iguaçu National Park
  • Jaú National Park
  • Pantanal Conservation Area
  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
  • Serra da Capivara National Park
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: Ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Rio Grande do Sul (shared with Argentina)

Flag of Canada Canada

  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks in Alberta and British Columbia
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park - Alberta
  • Gros Morne National Park - Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Alberta
  • Historic District of Quebec City - Quebec
  • Joggins Fossil Cliffs, The - Nova Scotia
  • Kluane-Wrangell-St. Elias-Glacier Bay-Tatshenshini-Alsek (partially in the Yukon and British Columbia, Canada, and Alaska, United States)
  • L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site - Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Miguasha National Park - Quebec
  • Nahanni National Park Reserve - Northwest Territories
  • Old Town Lunenburg - Nova Scotia
  • Rideau Canal including Fort Henry National Historic Site - Ontario
  • Gwaii Haanas National Park - British Columbia
  • Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (Union of both the Waterton Lakes (Alberta, Canada) and the Glacier (Montana, USA) National Parks)
  • Wood Buffalo National Park in both Alberta and the Northwest Territories

Flag of Chile Chile

  • Churches of Chiloé
  • Rapa Nui National Park on Easter Island (Moais)
  • Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
  • Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
  • Sewell Mining Town

Flag of Colombia Colombia

  • Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
  • Los Katíos National Park
  • Malpelo Island Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
  • National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro
  • Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
  • San Agustín Archaeological Park
  • San Basilio de Palenque

Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica

  • Area de Conservación Guanacaste
  • Cocos Island National Park
  • La Amistad International Park (shared with Panama)

Flag of Cuba Cuba

  • Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt
  • Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba
  • Desembarco del Granma National Park
  • Old Havana and its Fortifications
  • San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
  • Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
  • Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
  • Viñales Valley
  • Historic Centre of Camagüey

Flag of Dominica Dominica

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

  • Colonial City of Santo Domingo

Flag of Ecuador Ecuador

Flag of El Salvador El Salvador

  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

Flag of Greenland Greenland (Denmark)

  • Ilulissat Icefjord

Flag of Guatemala Guatemala

  • Antigua Guatemala
  • Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua
  • Tikal National Park

Flag of Haiti Haiti

  • National History Park
  • Citadel
  • Sans-Souci
  • Ramiers, in Cap-Haitien

Flag of Honduras Honduras

  • Maya Site of Copán
  • Río Platano Biosphere Reserve

Flag of Jamaica Jamaica

  • Historic Town of Falmouth, Jamaica

Flag of Mexico Mexico

  • Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila, Jalisco
  • Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche
  • Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco, Morelos
  • Archeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua
  • Central Campus of the National Autonomous University, Mexico City
  • Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatépetl, Puebla and Morelos
  • Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
  • Floating gardens of Xochimilco, Mexico City
  • Historic Centre of Mexico City
  • Historic Centre of Morelia, Michoacán
  • Historic Centre of Oaxaca, Oaxaca
  • Archaeological Site of Monte Albán, Oaxaca
  • Historic Centre of Puebla, Puebla
  • Historic Centre of Zacatecas, Zacatecas
  • Historic Fortified Town of Campeche, Campeche
  • Historic Monuments Zone of Santiago de Querétaro
  • Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan, Veracruz
  • Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines
  • Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
  • House and studio of the Architect Luis Barragán
  • Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán and Estado de México
  • Pre-Hispanic City of El Tajín, Veracruz
  • Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque, Chiapas
  • Pre-Hispanic City of Chichén Itzá, Yucatán
  • Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan, Estado de México
  • Pre-Hispanic City of Uxmal, Yucatán
  • Sanctuary of Jesús de Nazareno de Atotonilco, and Protective town of San Migel el Grande, today San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato
  • Rock Paintings of Sierra de San Francisco, Baja California
  • Sian Ka'an biosphere reserve, Quintana Roo
  • El Vizcaíno Whale Sanctuary, Gulf of California

Flag of Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands)

  • Historic Area, Inner City and Harbour of Willemstad

Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua

  • Ruins of León Viejo

Flag of Panama Panama

  • Coiba
  • Darién National Park
  • La Amistad International Park (shared with Costa Rica)
  • Fortifications on the Caribbean side of Panama: Portobelo-Fort San Lorenzo
  • The Historic District of Panamá, with the Salón Bolivar

Flag of Paraguay Paraguay

  • Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue

Flag of Peru Peru

  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
  • Chavin (Archaeological site)
  • City of Cusco
  • Historic centre of Lima
  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Historic centre of Arequipa
  • Huascaran National Park
  • Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana
  • Manu National Park
  • Rio Abiseo National Park

Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (USA)

  • La Fortaleza at San Juan National Historic Site

Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis

Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

  • Pitons Management Area

Flag of Suriname Suriname

  • Central Suriname Nature Reserve
  • Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Flag of United States United States

Flag of Uruguay Uruguay

  • Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Flag of Venezuela Venezuela

  • Canaima National Park
  • Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
  • Coro and its Port

External links

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