Author Florian Heine and photographer Günther Bayerl visited all of Germany's 42 world heritage sites for a glossy coffee table book charting the history of Germany.
Almost 30 sites are on the shortlist to receive the highly coveted World Heritage designation. France and Belgium have entered their World War I graveyards into the running. The final decision will be announced in July.
42 World Heritage Sites in Germany invite you to guided tours and events on UNESCO World Heritage Day on 3 June. Soon there could be two new UNESCO sites.
The Lower German Limes between Bad Breisig in Rhineland-Palatinate and the seaside resort Katwijk in the Netherlands is to be considered for World Cultural Heritage status.
Where was Martin Luther born? On which river is the UNESCO World Heritage Garden Kingdom Dessau-Wörlitz located? Which of the world's oldest depictions of the cosmos did treasure diggers find? Test your knowledge.
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