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Committee Decisions

CONF 204 X.C.1

The Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa (Peru)

Property: The Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa

Id. N°: 1016

State Party: Peru

Criteria: C (i) (iv)

The Committee decided to inscribe the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i) and (iv):

Criterion (i): The ornamented architecture in the historic centre of Arequipa represents a masterpiece of the creative integration of European and native characteristics, crucial for the cultural expression of the entire region.

Criterion (iv): The historic centre of Arequipa is an outstanding example of a colonial settlement, challenged by the natural conditions, the indigenous influences, the process of conquest and evangelization, as well as the spectacular nature of its setting.

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