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Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration - UNESCO

Choose from 4657 pictures in our UNESCO World Heritage collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Fine Art Storehouse.

Cinque Terre coastline villages, La Spezia, Italy Featured UNESCO World Heritage Print

Cinque Terre coastline villages, La Spezia, Italy

Facing the mediterranean sea, Cinque Terre (meaning 'Five lands') coastline villages, La Spezia, Italy. This is a high view of colorful Vernazza, the other are Monterosso al Mare, Manarola, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. Liguria region in northern Italy. Unesco world heritage site

© 2015 Pablo Pola Damonte

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Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal Featured UNESCO World Heritage Print

Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Statue of Buddha (Shakyamuni) in Swayambhunath (also known as the Monkey Temple), a UNESCO World Heritage Site on top of Swayambhu hill on the western side of Kathmandu, Nepal

© Feng Wei Photography

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Panoramic view of the Pont du Gard in march at dusk, southern France Featured UNESCO World Heritage Print

Panoramic view of the Pont du Gard in march at dusk, southern France

The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard in southern France. The Pont du Gard is the highest of all elevated Roman aqueducts, and, along with the Aqueduct of Segovia, one of the best preserved. It was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1985 because of its historical importance.
The aqueduct bridge is part of the NA?mes aqueduct, a 50-kilometre (31 mi) system built in the first century AD to carry water from a spring at UzA?s to the Roman colony of Nemausus (NA?mes).[4] Because of the uneven terrain between the two points, the mostly underground aqueduct followed a long, winding route that called for a bridge across the gorge of the Gardon River.
The bridge has three tiers of arches, stands 48.8 m (160 ft) high, and descends a mere 2.5 centimetres (1 in) a?? a gradient of only 1 in 18, 241 a?? while the whole aqueduct descends in height by only 12.6 m (41 ft) over its entire length, which is indicative of the great precision that Roman engineers were able to achieve, using simple technology. The aqueduct formerly carried an estimated 40, 000 m3 (8, 800, 000 imp gal) of water a day to the fountains, baths and homes of the citizens of NA?mes. It may have been in use as late as the 6th century, with some parts used for significantly longer, but a lack of maintenance after the 4th century led to clogging by mineral deposits and debris that eventually choked off the flow of water.
After the Roman Empire collapsed and the aqueduct fell into disuse, the Pont du Gard remained largely intact, due to the importance of its secondary function, as a toll bridge

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