Decision : CONF 001 XIV.A
Inscription: Mt. Athos (Greece)

Mt. Athos



C(i)(ii)(iv)(v)(vi) N(iii)

The Committee accepted the ICOMOS proposal to add natural criterion (iii) - outstanding universal value from the point of view of natural beauty - to cultural criteria, since this site involves a humanized landscape the characteristics of which are due to persistence of farming practices and traditional arts and crafts linked to the stringent observance of monastic rules.


 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Greece
Properties: Mount Athos
Year: 1988
Decision Code: CONF 001 XIV.A