Decision : CONF 202 23.20
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo (Suriname)
Inscribes the Historic Inner City of Paramaribo, Suriname on the basis of cultural criteria (ii) and (iv):
Criterion (ii): Paramaribo is an exceptional example of the gradual fusion of European architecture and construction techniques with indigenous South American materials and crafts to create a new architectural idiom.Criterion (iv): Paramaribo is a unique example of the contact between the European culture of the Netherlands and the indigenous cultures and environment of South America in the years of intensive colonization of this region in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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