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UNESCO World Heritage
iOS Universal Reference
Now includes sites inscribed in 2014. Use the UNESCO World Heritage app to explore all the World Heritage sites at home or while on your travels, choosing your favourites and marking them off as you visit them.
This app fully describes all the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The prestigious List includes some of the most famous places in the world, such as the ancient city of Petra in Jordan, the legendary Acropolis in Athens, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost City of the Incas’, in Peru.
You can search for sites in various ways:
All on Map: World Heritage sites displayed by geographic location
Index: an A-Z list of all the UNESCO World Heritage sites
Year Inscribed: the Year that sites were added to the World Heritage List
State party: World Heritage sites organised by State Party
Classification of Site: choose from Cultural, Natural or Mixed sites
Favourites: browse the sites you have marked as favourites
Recently Viewed: the last 20 UNESCO sites you have viewed
Visited Sites: browse the sites you have marked as visited
Random: displays a UNESCO site at random
You can also bookmark your favourite sites and share the description using email, facebook and twitter.
The app contains:
Over 700 stunning photographs
Descriptions of all 1007 UNESCO World Heritage sites
The latest sites to be inscribed to the list
Offline location maps
This is the ultimate app for armchair and active travellers alike.
What’s new in this version
26 new sites added to the list in 2014 from the Okavango Delta in Africa to the Pyu Ancient Cities of Myanmar.
Optimised for iPhone 6
Save visited sites without adding date
Sites in Danger flag added
Fixed the email sharing link
Other minor bug fixes