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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Andalucia

World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance. The sites are judged to contain "cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity".

The number of World Heritage Sites grows every year. As of 2021, Spain has 49 properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, of which seven are in Andalucia.

Cultural Sites:
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín - Granada - Granada province - Inscribed in 1984 and 1994
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias - Seville - Seville province - Inscribed in 1987
Historic City Centre of Córdoba - Córdoba - Córdoba province - Inscribed in 1984 and 1994
Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza - Jaén province - Inscribed in 2003
Caliphate City of Medina Azahara - Cordoba province - Inscribed in 2018

Natural Sites:
Doñana National Park - Huelva province - Inscribed in 1994 and 2005

Combined Cultural and Natural Site:
Antequera Dolmens - Málaga province - Inscribed in 2016

Visitors Guide to Granada

Granada, renowned for the Alhambra, El Albaicin, flamenco and Plaza de Bib-Rambla in Andalucia, Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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History of the Alhambra

The Alhambra in Granada has a history spanning 2000 years from the Romans to the present day. ... Read the complete article >>


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The Alhambra Granada

The Alhambra at Granada in Granada province Andalucia is the most popular tourist attraction in Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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Generalife and Alhambra Gardens

Located on a hill called the Sabika, the Hill of the Sun, adjacent to the Alhambra Palace in Granada, the Generalife was the summ ... Read the complete article >>


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Visitors Guide to Seville City

Seville is the Capital City of Andalucia and the third most visited city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The Cathedral, Alc ... Read the complete article >>


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Seville Cathedral

Seville Cathedral in Andalucia, the largest cathedral in the world and the tomb of Christopher Columbus ... Read the complete article >>


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Archivo General de Indias

The archives contain autographical material from the first of the Conquistadores to the end of the 19th century ... Read the complete article >>


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Real Alcazar Seville

The Alcazar of Sevilla site is a complex of palaces that have been built by various monarchs over the last 1000 years ... Read the complete article >>


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Visitors Guide to Córdoba

Córdoba, the capital of the province of the same name, lies in the southern foothills of the Morena mountains, on the banks of t ... Read the complete article >>


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Úbeda

Úbeda is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Jaen province, Andalucia, Spain, known for its Renaissance architecture ... Read the complete article >>


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Baeza

Baeza is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Jaen province, Andalucia, Spain, known for its Renaissance architecture ... Read the complete article >>


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Madinat al-Zahra

Madinat al-Zahra, a dazzling series of palaces full of treasures never seen before, lost for over 1000 years. ... Read the complete article >>


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Doñana Parque Nacional

Doñana Parque Nacional, on the west coast of Andalucia, Spain, is one of the most important wetlands in Europe and a UNESCO Worl ... Read the complete article >>


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