Decision : CONF 209 VIII.C.1
The Historic Town of Vigan (Philippines)
Property: The Historic Town of Vigan
Id. N°: 502Rev
State Party: Philippines
Criteria: C (ii) (iv)
The Committee inscribed the property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv):
Criterion (ii): Vigan represents a unique fusion of Asian building design and construction with European colonial architecture and planning.
Criterion (iv): Vigan is an exceptionally intact and wellpreserved example of a European trading town in East and South-East Asia.
Original Decision Document