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Offline inomu

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Amazing Race & World Heritage
« on: April 27, 2013, 08:34:10 AM »
On my Saturday boredness I decided to check which UNESCO World Heritage Sites The Amazing Race has visited (US version only). I'm collecting these myself too, and I have to say TAR is way ahead of me :lol3: Quite surprising how many iconic places TAR hasn't visited yet. I'm sure I missed something, so feel free to correct! The list is here: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list
So these places TAR has at least visited until now:

Sydney Opera House
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
Historic Centre of Vienna
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
La Grand-Place, Brussels
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
Iguaçu National Park
Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
Angkor
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
The Great Wall
Old Town of Lijiang
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
Historic Centre of Macao
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Old City of Dubrovnik
Historic Centre of Prague
City of Quito
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
Paris, Banks of the Seine
The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
Acropolis, Athens
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
Taj Mahal
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
Red Fort Complex
Borobudur Temple Compounds
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Historic Centre of Florence
Venice and its Lagoon
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Vilnius Historic Centre
Lake Malawi National Park
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht
Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá
City of Cuzco
Historic Centre of Lima
Cracow's Historic Centre
Auschwitz Birkenau - German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
Historic Centre of Warsaw
Historic Centre of Oporto
Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
Island of Gorée
Robben Island
Works of Antoni Gaudí
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Sacred City of Kandy
Ancient City of Sigiriya
Laponian Area
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Grand Canyon National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Everglades National Park
Ha Long Bay
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls


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Re: Amazing Race & World Heritage
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2013, 04:07:56 PM »
LOL good job compiling all of that , Inomu!
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Re: Amazing Race & World Heritage
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2013, 04:20:41 PM »
Awesome!! Why don't you see if DOM would like it in our new WIKI? Would love to see it grouped by countries with the TAR season/episode added too!
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