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Committee Decisions

Inscription: Hwasong Fortress (Korea (Republic of))

Hwasong Fortress


Korea (Republic of)


The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iii), considering that the Hwasong Fortress is an outstanding example of early modern military architecture, incorporating the most highly developed features of that science from both east and west.

The Delegate of the Republic of Korea thanked the Committee for having decided to inscribe the above two sites on the World Heritage List.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Republic of Korea
Properties: Hwaseong Fortress
Session: 21COM
Year: 1997