Decision : CONF 203 VIII.B.1
Inscription: L'viv - The Ensemble of the Historic Centre (Ukraine)

Property: L'viv - The Ensemble of the Historic Centre

Id. N°: 865

State Party: Ukraine

Criteria: C(ii)(v)

The Committee inscribed this site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii), and (v):

Criterion (ii): In its urban fabric and its architecture, L'viv is an outstanding example of the fusion of the architectural and artistic traditions of Eastern Europe with those of Italy and Germany.

Criterion (v): The political and commercial role of L'viv attracted to it a number of ethnic groups with different cultural and religious traditions, who established separate yet interdependent communities within the city, evidence for which is still discernible in the modern townscape.

The Delegate of Hungary remarked that State Party would need to give increased attention to the management of tourism at this site.

The Observer of Poland commended the State Party for this nomination (see Annex VII.2 to this report). The Mayor of L'viv thanked the Committee and pledged to maintain and promote the plural cultural values of this property.


 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Ukraine
Year: 1998
Decision Code: CONF 203 VIII.B.1