The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

• The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

A specialized agency of the United Nations for Education, Science and the Arts follows the preservation of cultural heritage worldwide. The category includes both the most outstanding architectural structure created by man and nature reserves - in the second case, the UNESCO experts have to put a lot of effort to protect the unique natural phenomena of the looting and destruction of our freedom-loving race. Especially for you we have collected the 10 most beautiful natural monuments, which are among the especially protected.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

St Kilda

Scotland

This unique, isolated archipelago was inhabited by a small group of Gaelic population - all were evacuated during the Second World War. Now here is militarized base and several teams of scientists: St Kilda is home to rare species of birds and animals.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Wulingyuan Mountains

China

This mountain range is located in the north of Hunan Province. Their appearance obliged to weathering sandstone mountains. It is here that Cameron filmed his "Avatar" - one of the peaks was subsequently renamed the province authorities "Hurray, Avatar!".

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Wadden Sea

North Sea

Watt is called a shallow sea area, where dozens are here. Natural processes operate here without any human intervention, almost the entire territory of this extraordinary sea covered by three national parks.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Giant's Causeway,

Northern Ireland

The unique terrain represents more 40,000 basalt columns. They are interconnected by the eruption of the volcano, and the ancient tribes have invented a legend that on these poles will go to Ragnarok trolls.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Rapa Nui National Park

Chile

The whole world knows this place because of the unique statues Moai: Easter Island is almost the most mysterious places of our planet.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Galápagos Islands

Ecuador

It was here that Charles Darwin first began to think about the theory of evolution: the abundance of flora and fauna are still doing Galapagos pilgrimage every self-respecting estestvoznatelya.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Socotra Archipelago

Yemen

Four islands and a couple of rocks, one of the most isolated archipelagos in the world, located near the Somali pirate boasts an abundance of endemic flora and fauna species that no longer exists anywhere in the world.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Yosemite National Park

USA

Three thousand square kilometers of unique mountain landscapes, granite cliffs, waterfalls, redwoods: Yosemite Valley is considered one of the best national parks in the country.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Tongariro National Park

New Zealand

Local mountain deified living here Maori: they link people and the whole nature of the island.

The most striking monuments of UNESCO List

Halong

Vietnam

In this bay there are more than 3,000 islands that half more than the people who live here. Tourists from around the world arrive each year, in order to join the grand nature of this place.