Decision : CONF 208 VIII.C
Inscription: The Archaeological Area of Agrigento (Italy)

The Archaeological Area of Agrigento




The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv), considering that Agrigento was one of the greatest cities of the ancient Mediterranean world, and it has been preserved in an exceptionally intact condition. Its great row of Doric temples is one of the most outstanding monuments of Greek art and culture.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Italy
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VIII.C