State of Conservation (SOC)
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (1993)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:3,300USD
|1992||Financial contribution for the monitoring of 5 cultural sites: ...||3,300 USD|
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Land subsidence;
- Dense traffic;
- Increased tourism
Current conservation issues
[Oral report by ICOMOS and the Secretariat]
Link to the decision
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (Brazil)
Olinda has been included in a major IDB-funded tourism development project for the north-east of Brazil. Management and conservation of the cultural heritage resources in the context of the urban cultural and tourism development in Olinda should therefore require special attention.
No draft Decision
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The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).