UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Holy See

St. Peter's Basilica

Holy See is home to 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 2 cultural sites, 0 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Holy See shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Holy See are:

  • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura


    Founded, according to legend, by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, Rome was first the centre of the Roman Republic, then of the Roman Empire, and it became the capital of the Christian world in the 4th century. Photo credit: SungRae_Kim/Pixaby
  • Vatican City

    St. Peter's Basilica
    The Vatican City, one of the most sacred places in Christendom, attests to a great history and a formidable spiritual venture.

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