There are ten cultural and natural heritage sites in Nepal that are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. They are: Sagarmatha National Park Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Chitwan National Park Kathmandu Valley Patan Durbar Square Bhaktapur Durbar Square Pashupati Temple Swayambhunath Stupa Bauddhanath Stupa Changu Narayan Temple Sagarmatha National Park is home to the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its unique natural beauty and its importance as a habitat for various species of flora and fauna. Lumbini is the birthplace of the Lord Buddha and is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its historical and cultural significance. Chitwan National Park is a protected area in Nepal that is home to a variety of endangered species, including the one-horned rhinoceros and the Royal Bengal tiger. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its importance for conservation and its unique ecosystem. The Kathmandu Valley is a cultural and historical region in Nepal that is home to several ancient cities and temples. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its rich cultural and historical heritage. Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupati Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bauddhanath Stupa, and Changu Narayan Temple are all UNESCO World Heritage sites because of their cultural and historical significance as well.