World Heritage Sites in Brazil

March 19, 2007 | By More

The list of World Heritage sites drafted by UNESCO includes 11 Brazilian locations under the Cultural Heritage category and 7 under the Natural Heritage one.

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A. CULTURAL HERITAGE:

1. Brasilia
Congresso Nacional, BrasiliaProcuradoria Geral da RepúblicaSantuário Dom Bosco, BrasiliaOs Candangos, Brasilia

2. Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Salvador de Bahia, BrasilSalvador de Bahia, BrasilSalvador de Bahía, BrasilSalvador de Bahía, Brasil

3. Historic Centre of São Luís do Maranhão
São LuísSão Luís do Maranhão, BrasilSão José do Desterro, São LuísIgreja de Santo Antônio, São Luís

4. Historic Town of Ouro Preto
Ouro Preto, BrasilOuro Preto, BrasilOuro Preto, BrasilOuro Preto, Brasil

5. Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
Congonhas

6. Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina.

7. Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás.

8. Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda.

9. Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes.

10. Serra da Capivara National Park (cave paintings).

11. Praça São Francisco in São Cristovão

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B. NATURAL HERITAGE:

12. Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves.
Trem da Serra, ParanáDomingas Dias, UbatubaParatysaíra-sete-cores / green-headed tanager (Tangara seledon)

13. Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves.
Praia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronhabaia dos Porcos, Fernando de NoronhaPraia do Sancho, Fernando de NoronhaFernando de Noronha, Brasil

14. Central Amazon Conservation Complex.
Alter do Chão, the Amazon, Brazil"igapó", Alter do Chão, Amazon, BrazilAlter do Chão, BrazilFloresta Nacional do Tapajós, Amazon, Brazil

15. Iguaçu National Park.
Iguazu falls / cataratas de IguazúIguazu falls / cataratas de IguazúIguazu falls / cataratas de IguazúIguazu falls / cataratas de Iguazú

16. Pantanal Conservation Area.
Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazilyacare caiman, Pantanal, BrazilPantanal, Mato Grosso, BrazilPantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

17. Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves.

18. Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks.

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