Since the World Heritage Convention was first ratified in 1972, more than 1,000 sites representing outstanding sites of our global natural and cultural heritage have been added to the World Heritage List (including Kew Gardens in photo above). In early July, the World Heritage Committee hold its annual meeting, this year in Krakow, Poland, to consider adding additional sites to the list.
The 35 Places that Could Become UNESCO World Heritage Sites This Year
By Caily Rizzo
Travel & Leisure
June 15, 2017