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Decision : CONF 208 VIII.C
Inscription: Hospicio Cabanas, Guadalajara (Mexico)

Hospicio Cabanas, Guadalajara




The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv), considering that the Hospicio Cabañas is a unique architectural complex, designed to respond to social and economic requirements for housing the sick, the aged, the young, and the needy, which provides an outstanding solution of great subtlety and humanity. It also houses one of the acknowledged masterpieces of mural art.


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