World Heritage Status
United States Celebrates World Heritage Inscription of San Antonio Missions
San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial missions (including the Alamo) represent the largest concentration of Spanish colonial missions in North America and have been named a World Heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The World Heritage Site list recognizes the most significant cultural and natural sites in the world such as Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China. This rare honor has been bestowed upon only 23 sites in the United States. The missions are the first World Heritage site in Texas.
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