Discover Turkey and world heritage treasures
Turkey has a total of 18 cultural and natural places inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as of 2021. Explore the wonderful historical tales of the country at the Turkey's world heritage sites.
Humanity has added new value to the places it has lived, and left behind masterpieces that carry its culture to the following generations.
To affirm the values accepted as the common heritage of all humanity, and to promote and transfer them to future generations, UNESCO adopted "The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage" at its 17th General Conference held in Paris in 1972. Turkey ratified the Convention on 14 February 1983.
In our country, there are 18 amazing cultural and natural sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as of 2021. You probably didn't know these sites were in our country. Turkey is a land of world heritage sites and incredible travel opportunities. Come and explore these natural, archaeological and historic wonders.
UNESCO, which is the common heritage of humanity and aims to protect universal values, selects and lists the most precious examples of the different cultures, civilizations, religions and historical periods.
Here are the treasures of Turkey on the UNESCO World Heritage List;