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What does the acronym UNESCO stand for?
UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Their mission statement is: “UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding universal value to humanity.”
Can you have a private guide at UNESCO sites?
Of course! Brownell partners with some of the most knowledgeable and conscientious destination specialists around the world to make this possible. A privately-guided experience ensures a valuable understanding of the cultural and natural significance of these sites in a respectful, responsible manner.
There are a lot of UNESCO sites around the world. What are some of the best ones to visit?
With 802 cultural sites, 197 natural sites, and 32 mixed sites (as of July 2015), the list of UNESCO sites can be very overwhelming. However, your Brownell advisor has preferred suppliers that partner with UNESCO for special visits and exclusive access. Brownell’s list of UNESCO experts can also tell you about new entries to the list, restoration projects, which sites may not be safe to visit, and some of the best kept hidden gems. Brownell will work with each client to tailor a trip based on their specific interests to find the perfect UNESCO site to visit.