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Decision : CONF 208 VIII.C
Inscription: San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)

San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba

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Cuba

C(iv)(v)

The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the basis of criteria (iv) and (v), considering that the Castle of San Pedro de la Roca and its associated defensive works are of exceptional value because they constitute the largest and most comprehensive example of the principles of Renaissance military engineering adapted to the requirements of European colonial powers in the Caribbean.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Cuba
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VIII.C