The monuments listed by UNESCO as outstanding examples of creativity, art and history, heritage of each nation and every individual.

UNESCO is the international body, created in 1945 by the will of hundred fifty-three nations, responsible for the identification and protection of all those sites, historical, artistic, landscape and nature, threatened by destruction or radical transformations, which have the characters and values ​​of history and places of memory identified as the common heritage of mankind. Since 1972, year of the creation of the World Heritage, at the onset of the new millennium have been registered and declared inalienable heritage of humanity about six hundred places of natural sanctuaries, cultural landscapes, entire towns, archaeological sites and individual monuments. This is the second book in the three-volume series, dedicated to the illustration and the filing of these places with the aim of making more and more common heritage and shared contemporary culture, a collaboration between Skira and UNESCO.