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Decision : 27 COM 7B.54
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (Republic of Korea)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Takes note of the information provided by the State Party and the World Heritage Centre on the state of conservation of the Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple;

2. Congratulates the State Party on the decision to withdraw the proposal to build a new structure within the vicinity of the World Heritage property of Seokguram Grotto to ensure the conservation of the authenticity and integrity of the heritage area and in particular, the pristine natural setting of the property.

Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: APA
States Parties: Republic of Korea
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 7B.54