State of Conservation (SOC)
Historic Areas of Istanbul (2004)
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the civil architecture
Document Source: WHC-04/28.COM/15B
Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Earthquake Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan Society's valuing of heritage
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”).