UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South East Asia

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South East Asia

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If you are wondering where UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in South East Asia and Sri Lanka are located. What’s missing are the heritage sites from Myanmar which I’m sure UNESCO will include at the appropriate time. The list comprises both cultural and natural attractions.

Click on the markers to see UNESCO’s description of each site.



  • Angkor
  • Temple of Preah Vihear



  • Borobudur Temple Compounds
  • Komodo National Park
  • Prambanan Temple Compounds
  • Ujung Kulon National Park
  • Sangiran Early Man Site
  • Lorentz National Park
  • Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
  • Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: The Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy



  • Town of Luang Prabang
  • Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape



  • Gunung Mulu National Park
  • Kinabalu Park
  • Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
  • Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley



  • Baroque Churches of the Philippines
  • Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
  • Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
  • Historic Town of Vigan
  • Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park


Sri Lanka

  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
  • Ancient City of Sigiriya
  • Sacred City of Anuradhapura
  • Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
  • Sacred City of Kandy
  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve 28
  • Golden Temple of Dambulla
  • Central Highlands of Sri Lanka



  • Historic City of Ayutthaya
  • Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
  • Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
  • Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex



  • Complex of Hué Monuments
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hoi An Ancient Town
  • My Son Sanctuary
  • Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
  • Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi
  • Citadel of the Ho Dynasty


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