Committee Decisions

27 COM 8C.18

Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč (Czech Republic)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Inscribes The Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč, Czech Republic, on the World Heritage List on the basis of cultural criteria (ii) and (iii):

Criterion (ii): The Jewish Quarter and St. Procopius Basilica of Třebíč bear witness to the coexistence and interchange of values between two different cultures, Jewish and Christian, over many centuries.

Criterion (iii): the Jewish Quarter of Třebíč is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions related to the Jewish diaspora in central Europe.

The inscription is for three separate elements:

Property element

Area (ha)

Buffer Zone (ha)

Jewish Quarter

4.37

 

143

Jewish Cemetery

1.23

Basilica of St. Procopius

0.23

TOTAL

5.73

143

2. Encourages the Czech authorities to continuously monitor the appropriate use of materials and the quality of the conservation;

3. Further encourages the State Party to organize, in collaboration with ICOMOS and ICCROM, training and information sessions for the benefit of property owners and contractors who work in this area.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Czech Republic
Session: 27COM