Decision : CONF 202 VIII.C.1
The Wooden Churches of Maramures (Romania)
Property: The Wooden Churches of Maramures
Id. N°: 904
State Party: Romania
Criteria: C (iv)
The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iv):
Criterion (iv): The Maramures wooden churches are outstanding examples of vernacular religious wooden architecture resulting from the interchange of Orthodox religious traditions with Gothic influences in a specific vernacular interpretation of timber construction traditions, showing a high level of artistic maturity and craft skills.
It was noted that neighbouring States Parties could consider proposing to add other wooden churches to this inscription.
Original Decision Document