The Mir Castle Complex (Belarus)
Property: The Mir Castle Complex
Id. N°: 625
State Party: Belarus
Criteria: C (ii) (iv)
The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv).
Criterion (ii): Mir Castle is an exceptional example of a central European castle, reflecting in its design and layout successive cultural influences (Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque) that blend harmoniously to create an impressive monument to the history of this region.
Criterion (iv): The region in which Mir Castle stands has a long history of political and cultural confrontation and coalescence, which is graphically reflected in the form and appearance of the ensemble.