UNESCO World Heritage

Please visit the UNESCO World Heritage List of world heritage sites. Click on different sites within the United

States and all over the world.

Pick 2 sites (at least 1 should be from outside the United States) that you find particularly interesting, and focus your discussion of

the following:
•Identify the sites you have chosen and why you find them to be significant.
•Why is it important to protect these sites?
•In your post, consider how tourists visiting these sites, for example, can generate revenue and employment for the local economy.
•Thinking as a cultural anthropologist, how would you argue for the preservation of these sites?


United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). World heritage list. Retrieved from