Get out your virtual passport and celebrate World Heritage Day

April 18 is World Heritage Day – a perfect moment to discover wonderful heritage places that the world has to offer. With over a thousand extraordinary UNESCO designated world heritage sites around the globe – including 20 in Canada – get out your virtual passport and explore. We’ve put together a selection of some that offer a virtual experience.



Old Québec – Québec City, QC

Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai’pi – Warner County, AB

Want to explore more Canadian historic places before you take a virtual trip outside our borders? Check out the National Trust’s growing on-line listing of remote and virtual experiences and tell us what you think.

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Sydney Opera House – Australia, Sydney

Machu Pichu – Peru

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