UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LIST

The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the following properties on the World Heritage List. The list, arranged alphabetically by nominating country, is current as of January 1999 and describes only the sites in the countries within the map.


ALBANIA:

1992 Butrinti

ALGERIA:

1980 Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad
1982 Tassili N'Ajjer
1982 M'Zab Valley
1982 Djémila
1982 Tipasa
1982 Timgad
1992 Kasbah of Algiers

ARMENIA:

1996 The Monastery of Haghpat

AUSTRIA:

1996 The Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
1996 The Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
1997 Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
1998 Semmering Railway

BELARUS/POLAND:

1992 Beloveshskaya Pushcha/Bialowieza Forest

BELGIUM:

1998 Flemish Béguinages
1998 The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault)
1998 La Grand-Place, Brussels

BULGARIA:

1979 Boyana Church
1979 Madara Rider
1979 Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo
1979 Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak
1983 Ancient City of Nessebar
1983 Srebarna Nature Reserve
1983 Pirin National Park
1983 Rila Monastery
1985 Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari

CROATIA:

1979 Old City of Dubrovnik
1979 Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
1979 Plitvice Lakes National Park
1997 The Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Porec
1997 The Historic City of Trogir

CYPRUS:

1980 Paphos
1985 Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
1998 Choirokoitia

CZECH REPUBLIC:

1992 Historic Centre of Prague
1992 Historic Centre of Cesky Krumlov
1992 Historic Centre of Telc
1994 Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelena Hora
1995 Kutna Hora - the Historical Town Centre with the Church of Saint Barbara and the Cathedral of our Lady at Sedlec
1996 The Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
1998 Holašovice Historical Village Reservation
1998 Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz

DENMARK:

1994 Jellings Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
1995 Roskilde Cathedral

EGYPT:

1979 Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
1979 Islamic Cairo
1979 Memphis and its Necropolis - the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
1979 Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
1979 Abu Mena

ESTONIA:

1997 The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn

FINLAND:

1991 Old Rauma
1991 Fortress of Suomenlinna
1994 Petäjävesi Old Church
1996 Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

FORMER YUGOSLAV REP. OF MACEDONIA

1979 Ohrid Region, including its cultural and historic aspects, and its natural environment

FRANCE:

1979 Chartres Cathedral
1979 Decorated Grottoes of the Vézère Valley, including the Grotto of Lascaux
1979 Mont-St. Michel and its Bay
1979 Palace and Park of Versailles
1979 Vézelay, Church and Hill
1981 Amiens Cathedral
1981 Chateau and Estate of Chambord
1981 Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
1981 Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
1981 Roman and Romanesque Monuments of Arles
1981 The Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the Triumphal Arch of Orange
1982 The Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
1983 Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière, and Place d'Alliance, Nancy
1983 Church of Saint-Savin-sur Gartempe
1983 Cape Girolata, Cape Porto, Scandola Natural Reserve, and the Piano Calanches in Corsica
1985 Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
1988 Strasbourg, Grande Isle
1991 Paris, Banks of the Seine
1991 Cathedral of Notre-Dame, former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Tau Palace, of Reims
1992 Bourges Cathedral
1995 Historic Centre of Avignon
1996 Le Canal du Midi
1997 The Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
1998 Historic Site of Lyon
1998 Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

FRANCE / SPAIN:

1997 Pyrénées - Mount Perdu

GEORGIA:

1994 The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
1994 Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati
1996 Upper Svaneti

GERMANY:

1978 Aachen Cathedral
1981 Speyer Cathedral
1981 Würzburg Residence, including the Court Gardens and Residence Square
1983 Pilgrimage of Church of Wies
1984 The Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl
1985 St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim
1986 Roman Monuments, Cathedral and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier
1987 Hanseatic City of Lübeck
1990 Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
1991 Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
1992 Mines of Rammelsberg and the Historic Town of Goslar
1993 Town of Bamberg
1993 Maulbronn Monastery Complex
1994 The Collegiate Church, Castle, and old Town of Quedlinburg
1994 Völklingen Ironworks
1995 Messel Pit Fossil site
1996 Cologne Cathedral
1996 The Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau
1996 The Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
1998 Classical Weimar

GREECE:

1986 Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
1987 Archaeological Site of Delphi
1987 The Acropolis, Athens
1988 Mount Athos
1988 Meteora
1988 Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
1988 Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
1988 Medieval City of Rhodes
1989 Archaeological Site of Olympia
1989 Mystras
1990 Delos
1990 Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios
1992 Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
1996 The Archaeological Site of Vergina

HUNGARY:

1987 Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube with the district of Buda Castle
1987 Hollókö
1996 The Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment

HUNGARY AND SLOVAKIA:

1995 Caves of Aggtelek and Slovak Karst

IRAN:

1979 Persepolis
1979 Tchoga Zanbil Ziggurat and Complex
1979 Meidan Emam, Esfahan

IRAQ:

1985 Hatra

IRELAND:

1993 Archaeological ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne
1996 Skellig Michael

ITALY:

1979 Rock Drawings in Valcamonica near Bresica
1980 Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci
1982 Historic Centre of Florence
1987 Venice and its Lagoon
1987 Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
1990 Historic Centre of San Gimignano
1993 I Sassi di Matera
1994 The City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
1995 Historic Centre of Siena
1995 Historic Centre of Naples
1995 Crespi d'Adda
1995 Ferrara, City of the Renaissance
1996 Castel del Monte
1996 The Trulli of Alberobello
1996 The Early Christian Monuments and Mosaics of Ravenna
1996 The Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
1997 The 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
1997 The Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
1997 The Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
1997 The Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
1997 The Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Ercolano, and Torre Annunziata
1997 Villa Romana del Casale
1997 Su Nuraxi di Barumini
1997 Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
1997 The Costiera Amalfitana
1997 The Archaeological Area of Agrigento
1998 Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
1998 Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
1998 Historic Centre of Urbino

ITALY/HOLY SEE:

1980 Historic Centre of Rome, the properties of the Holy See in that city enjoying extraterritorial rights, and San Paolo fuori le Mura

JERUSALEM

1981 The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (site proposed by Jordan)

JORDAN:

1985 Petra
1985 Quseir Amra

LATVIA:

1997 The Historic Centre of Riga

LEBANON:

1984 Anjar
1984 Baalbek
1984 Byblos
1984 Tyre
1998 Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA:

1982 Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
1982 Archaeological Site of Sabratha
1982 Archaeological Site of Cyrene
1985 Rock-art Sites of Tadrart Acacus
1988 Old Town of Ghadamès

LITHUANIA:

1994 Vilnius Historic Centre

LUXEMBOURG:

1994 The City of Luxembourg,its old quarters and fortifications

MALTA:

1980 City of Valetta
1980 Megalithic Temples
1980 Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

MOROCCO:

1981 Medina of Fez
1985 Medina of Marrakesh
1987 Ksar of Aït-Ben-Haddou
1996 The Historic City of Meknes
1997 The Archaeological Site of Volubilis
1997 The Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

NETHERLANDS:

1995 Schokland and its surroundings
1996 The Defense Line of Amsterdam
1997 Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout
1997 Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City, and Harbour, The Netherlands Antilles
1998 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)

NORWAY:

1979 Urnes Stave Church
1979 Bryggen
1980 Røros Mining Town
1985 Rock Drawings of Alta

POLAND:

1978 Historic Centre of Cracow
1978 Wieliczka Salt Mines
1979 Auschwitz Concentration Camp
1980 Historic Centre of Warsaw
1992 Old City of Zamosc
1997 The Medieval Town of Torun
1997 The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

PORTUGAL:

1983 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
1983 Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém, Lisbon
1983 Monastery of Batalha
1983 Convent of Christ in Tomar
1988 Historic Centre of Evora
1989 Monastery of Alcobaça
1995 Cultural Landscape of Sintra
1996 The Historic Centre of Oporto
1998 Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley

ROMANIA:

1991 Danube Delta
1993 Biertan and its Fortified Church
1993 Monastery of Horezu
1993 Churches of Moldavia

RUSSIAN FEDERATION:

1990 Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and related groups of monuments
1990 Khizi Pogost
1990 Kremlin and the Red Square
1992 Historic Monuments of Novgorod and surroundings
1992 Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
1992 The White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
1993 Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
1994 The Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
1995 Virgin Komi Forests
1996 Lake Baikal
1996 Volcanoes of Kamchatka
1998 Golden Mountains of Altai

SLOVAKIA:

1993 Vlkolinec
1993 Spissky Hrad and its Associated Cultural Monuments
1993 Banska Stiavnica

SLOVENIA:

1988 Skocjan Caves

SPAIN:

1984 The Historic Centre of Córdoba
1984 Alhambra, Generalife, and Albayzin, Granada
1984 Burgos Cathedral
1984 Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
1984 Parque Güell, Palacio Güell and Casa Mila, Barcelona
1985 Altamira Cave
1985 Old Town of Segovia, including its aqueduct
1985 Churches of the Kingdom of the Asturias
1985 Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
1985 Old Town of Avila, including its Extra Muros churches
1986 Mudejar Architecture of Teruel
1986 Historic City of Toledo
1986 Garajonay National Park
1986 Old Town of Caceres
1987 Cathedral, the Alcazar and Archivo de Indias, Seville
1988 Old City of Salamanca
1991 Poblet Monastery
1993 Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
1993 Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe
1993 The Route of Santiago de Compostela
1994 Doñana National Park
1996 The Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
1996 "La Lonja de la Seda" of Valencia
1997 Las Médulas
1997 The Palau de la Música Catalana and the Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona
1997 San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries
1998 University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares
1998 Rock-Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula

SWEDEN:

1991 Royal Domain of Drottningholm
1993 Birka and Hovgården
1993 Engelsberg Ironworks
1994 Rock Carvings of Tanum
1994 Skogskyrkogården
1995 Hanseatic Town of Visby
1996 The Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå
1996 The Laponian Area
1998 Naval Port of Karlskrona

SWITZERLAND:

1983 Convent of St. Gall
1983 Benedictine Convent of St. John at Müstair
1983 Old City of Berne

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC:

1979 Ancient City of Damascus
1980 Site of Palmyra
1980 Ancient City of Bosra
1988 Ancient City of Aleppo

TUNISIA:

1979 Amphitheater of El Djem
1979 Site of Carthage
1979 Medina of Tunis
1980 Ichkeul National Park
1985 Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
1988 Medina of Sousse
1988 Kairouan
1997 Dougga/Thugga

TURKEY:

1985 Historic Areas of Istanbul
1985 Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
1985 Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi
1986 Hattusha
1987 Nemrut Dag
1988 Xanthos-Letoon
1988 Hierapolis-Pamukkale
1994 City of Safranbolu
1998 Archaeological Site of Troy

UKRAINE:

1990 Kiev: St Sophia Cathedral and related monastic buildings, and Lavra of Kiev-Pechersk
1998 L'viv - the Ensemble of the Historic Centre

UNITED KINGDOM:

1986 The Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
1986 Durham Castle and Cathedral
1986 Ironbridge Gorge
1986 Studley Royal Park, including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey
1986 Stonehenge, Avebury and associated sites
1986 The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
1986 St. Kilda
1987 Blenheim Palace
1987 City of Bath
1987 Hadrian's Wall
1987 Palace of Westminster, Abbey of Westminster, and St. Margaret's Church
1988 Henderson Island
1988 The Tower of London
1988 Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augustine's Abbey, and St. Martin's Church
1995 Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
1995 Gough Island Wildlife Reserve
1997 Maritime Greenwich

YUGOSLAVIA:

1979 Natural and Culturo-Historic Region of Kotor
1979 Stari Ras and Sopocani Monastery
1980 Durmitor National Park
1988 Studenica Monastery