1.         Hierapolis-Pamukkale (Turkey) (C/N 485)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1988

Criteria  (iii)(iv)(vii)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/485/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1991-1991)
Total amount approved: USD 20,000
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/485/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Management issues

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/485/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1992

The English version of the 'Preservation and Management Plan' for this mixed site, including summarized proceedings of an international workshop organized with support from the World Heritage Fund by the Ministry of Culture, Turkey, during 1-3 July 1991, has been published. The Ministry of Culture, Turkey, has kindly sent copies for distribution among members of the Committee. IUCN, ICOMOS and ICCROM have also been sent copies in order to enable them to follow up on the implementation of the Plan.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1992


Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies


Decision Adopted: 16 BUR V.29

The Bureau was pleased to note that the English version of the "Preservation and Management Plan" for this mixed site, prepared with financial assistance from the World Heritage Fund, has been published. The observer from Turkey informed the Bureau that the implementation of the Plan has begun and a project to remove some of the hotels and associated infrastructure which were threatening the integrity and authenticity of the site will soon commence and that the Turkish authorities hope to request international assistance from the World Heritage Fund to meet part of the costs of implementing the project.