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Committee Decisions


Inscription: Sintra Cultural Landscape (Portugal)

Sintra Cultural Landscape



C(ii) (iv), (v)

The Committee considered that the site is of outstanding universal value as it represents a pioneering approach to Romantic landscaping which had an outstanding influence on developments elsewhere in Europe. It is a unique example of the cultural occupation of a specific location that has maintained its essential integrity as the representation of diverse successive cultures.

The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the basis of criteria (ii), (iv) and (v) and under the following name: The Cultural Landscape of Sintra.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Portugal
Session: 19COM