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Committee Decisions

CONF 209 VIII.C.1

The Historic Town of Vigan (Philippines)

Property: The Historic Town of Vigan

Id. N°: 502Rev

State Party: Philippines

Criteria: C (ii) (iv)

The Committee inscribed the property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv):

Criterion (ii): Vigan represents a unique fusion of Asian building design and construction with European colonial architecture and planning.

Criterion (iv): Vigan is an exceptionally intact and wellpreserved example of a European trading town in East and South-East Asia.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Philippines
Session: 23COM