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Decision : CONF 201 VIII.C
Inscription: The Historic Centre of Oporto (Portugal)

The Historic Centre of Oporto



C (iv)

The Committee decided to inscribe the nominated property on the basis of cultural criterion (iv) considering that the site is of outstanding universal value as the urban fabric and its many historic buildings bear remarkable testimony to the development over the past thousand years of a European city that looks outward to the west for its cultural and commercial links.


 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Portugal
Year: 1996
Decision Code: CONF 201 VIII.C