Decision : CONF 209 VIII.C.1
Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (Italy)
Property: Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
Id. N°: 907
State Party: Italy
Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii)
The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i),( ii) and( iii):
Criteria (i) and (iii): The Villa Adriana is a masterpiece that uniquely brings together the highest expressions of the material cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world.
Criterion (ii): Study of the monuments that make up the Villa Adriana played a crucial role in the rediscovery of the elements of classical architecture by the architects of the Renaissance and the Baroque period. It also profoundly influenced many 19th and 20th century architects and designers.