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.
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
Doñana National Park - Huelva province - Inscribed in 1994 and 2005
Combined Cultural and Natural Site:
Antequera Dolmens - Málaga province - Inscribed in 2016
Video by: Julie Evans