State of Conservation (SOC)

Town of Luang Prabang

Town of Luang Prabang
  Lao People's Democratic Republic
Date of Inscription: 1995
Nomination records (Year): 1987, 1994, 2013
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)(v)
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  • Deliberate destruction of heritage
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Illegal activities
  • Management activities
  • Other Threats:

    Concrete reinforcement of the Nam Khan river bank ; Construction of walls along the riverbank of the Mekong;

* : 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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.