Property: Ferrara, City of the Renaissance and its Po Delta (extension of Ferrara, city of the Renaissance)
Id. N°: 733 Bis
State Party: Italy
Criteria: C (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi)
The Committee approved this extension to the World Heritage site of the City of Ferrara and to inscribe this site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (v), in addition to the already existing criteria (ii), (iv) and (vi):
Criterion (iii): The Este ducal residences in the Po Delta illustrate the influence of Renaissance culture on the natural landscape in an exceptional manner.
Criterion (v): The Po Delta is an outstanding planned cultural landscape that retains its original form to a remarkable extent.
As requested by the State Party, the Committee decided to change the name of the inscribed property to "Ferrara, City of the Renaissance and its Po Delta".