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Committee Decisions

35 COM 8B.55

Cultural Properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch (Germany)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/8B.Add and WHC-11/35.COM/INF.8B1.Add,

2. Approves the proposed buffer zone for the Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch, Germany;

3. Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the inclusion of the piece of land extending along the north-east extension of Nibelungenstrasse from the northern boundary of the original monastic enclosure to meet Alte Bensheimer Strasse, in order to protect the view of the Torhalle as approached along Alte Bensheimer Strasse from the north-east;

4. Encourages the State Party to keep the World Heritage Committee informed of the open air museum project in conformity with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Germany
Session: 35COM