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Decision : CONF 202 VIII.C.1
The Wooden Churches of Maramures (Romania)

Property: The Wooden Churches of Maramures

Id. N°: 904

State Party: Romania

Criteria: C (iv)

The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iv):

Criterion (iv): The Maramures wooden churches are outstanding examples of vernacular religious wooden architecture resulting from the interchange of Orthodox religious traditions with Gothic influences in a specific vernacular interpretation of timber construction traditions, showing a high level of artistic maturity and craft skills.

It was noted that neighbouring States Parties could consider proposing to add other wooden churches to this inscription.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Romania
Year: 2000
Decision Code: CONF 202 VIII.C.1