World heritage sites in Portugal

Portugal has 15 properties inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The map shows the ones in continental Portugal (ordered from north to south):

UNESCO properties in continental Portugal

  • Historic Centre of Guimaraes (2001)
  • Historic Centre of Porto (1996)
  • Alto Douro Wine Region (2001)
  • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Coa Valley and Siega Verde (1998)
  • University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia (2013)
  • Monastery of Batalha (1983)
  • Convent of Christ in Tomar (1983)
  • Monastery of Alcobaca (1989)
  • Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications (2012)
  • Cultural Landscape of Sintra (1995)
  • Monastery of Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon (1983)
  • Historic Centre of Evora (1986)

There are also 11 properties submitted on the country’s Tentative list.

Source: http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/PT/

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