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Committee Decisions

CONF 204 X.C.1

The Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz (Uzbekistan)

Property: The Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz

Id. N°: 885

State Party: Uzbekistan

Criteria: C (iii) (iv)

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

Criterion (iii): Shakhrisyabz contains many fine monuments, and in particular those from the Timurid period, which was of great cultural and political significance in medieval Central Asia.

Criterion (iv): The buildings of Shakhrisyabz, notably the Ak-Sarai Palace and the Tomb of Timur, are outstanding examples of a style which had a profound influence on the architecture of this region.

 

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