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Committee Decisions

CONF 204 X.C.1

The Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (Armenia)

Property: The Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots

Id. N°: 1011

State Party: Armenia

Criteria: C (ii) (iii)

The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iii):

Criterion (ii): The developments in ecclesiastical architecture represented in an outstanding manner by the Churches at Echmiatsin and the archaeological site of Zvartnots had a profound influence on church design over a wide region.

Criterion (iii): The Churches at Echmiatsin and the archaeological site of Zvartnots vividly depict both the spirituality and the innovatory artistic achievement of the Armenian Church from its foundation.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Armenia
Session: 24COM