Property: Karain Caves and Surroundings
Id. N°: 1059
State Party: Turkey
The Committee decided not to inscribe the Karain Caves and Surroundings on the World Heritage List under natural criteria.
Concerning cultural values, the Committee noted that the Bureau at its twenty-fifth session decided that further consideration of this nomination be deferred, so that the State Party may prepare and present both a more comprehensive and scientifically well documented justification for inscription and an adequate management plan for the site.