UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany

Trier, Germany

Germany is home to 46 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 43 cultural sites, 3 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Germany shares 6 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Germany are:

  • Aachen Cathedral

  • Speyer Cathedral

  • Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

  • Pilgrimage Church of Wies

  • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl

  • St Mary’s Cathedral and St Michael’s Church at Hildesheim

  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier

    Cathedral of Saint Peter, Trier, Germany
    The Cathedral of Saint Peter is the oldest cathedral in Germany. Photo credit: Rostislav Ageev/Bigstock
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire

  • Hanseatic City of Lübeck

  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin

  • Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch

  • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System

  • Maulbronn Monastery Complex

  • Town of Bamberg

  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg

  • Völklingen Ironworks

  • Messel Pit Fossil Site

  • Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau

  • Cologne Cathedral

  • Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg

  • Classical Weimar

  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin

  • Wartburg Castle

  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz

  • Monastic Island of Reichenau

  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

  • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar

  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley

  • Dresden Elbe Valley – Delisted in 2009

  • Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski

  • Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen

  • Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

    Regensburg-UNESCO
    Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof, Bavaria is located on the Danube River. It is an exceptional example of a central-European medieval trading center. Photo credit: Leonid Andronov/Bigstock 
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates

  • Wadden Sea

  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld

  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

  • Margravial Opera House Bayreuth

  • Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe

  • Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey

  • Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus

  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

  • Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura

  • Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke

  • Naumburg Cathedral

  • Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region

  • Water Management System of Augsburg

  • The Great Spa Towns of Europe

  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment)

  • Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Lower German Limes

  • ShUM Sites of Speyer, Worms and Mainz

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