UNESCO World Heritage
Other sites featured on this list are, amongst others, the Great Wall of China, the pyramids of Giza (Egypt), Grand Canyon National Park (USA), Mont-Saint-Michel (France) and Cologne Cathedral (Germany). Amongst the other Dutch monuments with a UNESCO World Heritage status are the Rietveld Schröder House, the Wadden Sea, the Beemster Polder and the 17th century canal ring area of Amsterdam.
For more information, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Centre’s website: whc.unesco.org.
Each fortress tells its own story. Do you want to know more about the Defence Line as a whole? Then go the visitor centre on Fort Island Pampus…read more where the origins and operation of the Defense Line are explained through films, exhibitions and 3D objects. How water can be both friend and foe is highlighted in the nearby Waterschild pavilion.