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Decision : CONF 204 X.C.1
The Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (Russian Federation)

Property: The Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin

Id. N°: 980

State Party: Russian Federation

Criteria: C (ii) (iii) (iv)

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

Criterion (ii): The Kazan Kremlin complex represents exceptional testimony of historical continuity and cultural diversity over a long period of time, resulting in an important interchange of values generated by the different cultures.

Criterion (iii): The historic citadel represents an exceptional testimony of the Khanate period and is the only surviving Tatar fortress with traces of the original town-planning conception.

Criterion (iv): The site and its key monuments represent an outstanding example of a synthesis of Tatar and Russian influences in architecture, integrating different cultures (Bulgar, Golden Horde, Tatar, Italian, and Russian), as well as showing the impact of Islam and Christianity.


 Decisions Report
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Russian Federation
Year: 2000
Decision Code: CONF 204 X.C.1