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Property: The Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) Id. N°: 1005 State Party: Belgium Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii) and (iv): Criterion (i): The Town Houses of Victor Horta in Brussels are works of human creative genius, representing the highest expression of the influential Art Nouveau style in art and architecture. Criterion (ii): The appearance of Art Nouveau in the closing years of the 19th century marked a decisive stage in the evolution of ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
Country: Belgium
Property: The Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) Id. N°: 1006 State Party: Belgium Criteria: C (i) (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (iii) and (iv): Criterion (i): The Neolithic flint mines at Spiennes provide exceptional testimony to early human inventiveness and application. Criterion (iii): The arrival of the Neolithic cultures marked a major milestone in human cultural and technological development, which is vividly illustrated by the vast complex of ancient flint mines at ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
Country: Belgium
Property: Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai Id. N°: 1009 State Party: Belgium Criteria: C (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv): Criterion (ii): The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai bears witness to a considerable exchange of influence between the architecture of the Ile de France, the Rhineland, and Normandy during the short period at the beginning of the 12th century that preceded the flowering of Gothic architecture. Criterion (iv): In its imposing dimensions, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
Country: Belgium
Property: Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture Id. N°: 567rev State Party: Bolivia Criteria: C (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv): Criterion (iii) The ruins of Tiwanaku bear striking witness to the power of the empire that played a leading role in the development of the Andean prehispanic civilization. Criterion (iv) The buildings of Tiwanaku are exceptional examples of the ceremonial and public architecture and art of one of the most important manifestations of the ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Property: Churches of Chiloé Id. N°: 971 State Party: Chile Criteria: C (ii) (iii) The Committee decided to inscribe the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iii): Criterion (ii) The Churches of Chiloé are outstanding examples of the successful fusion of European and indigenous cultural traditions to produce a unique form of wooden architecture. Criterion (iii) The mestizo culture resulting from Jesuit missionary activities in the 17th and 18th centuries has survived intact in the Chiloé archipelago, and achieves its highest ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Churches of Chiloé
Country: Chile
Property: Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System China Id. N°: 1001 State Party: China Criteria: C (ii) (iv) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii),(iv), and (vi): Criterion (ii): The Dujiangyan Irrigation System, begun in the 2nd century BCE, is a major landmark in the development of water management and technology, and is still discharging its functions perfectly. Criterion (iv): The immense advances in science and technology achieved in ancient China are graphically illustrated by the Dujiangyan ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Country: China
Property: Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui - Xidi and Hongcun Id. N°: 1002 State Party: China Criteria: C (iii) (iv) (v) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii), (iv), and (v): Criterion (iii): The villages of Xidi and Hongcun are graphic illustrations of a type of human settlement created during a feudal period and based on a prosperous trading economy. Criterion (iv): In their buildings and their street patterns, the two villages of southern Anhui reflect the socio-economic structure of a long-lived settled ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
Country: China
Property: Longmen Grottoes Id. N°: 1003 State Party: China Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), and (iii): Criterion (i): The sculptures of the Longmen Grottoes are an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity. Criterion (ii): The Longmen Grottoes illustrate the perfection of a long-established art form that was to play a highly significant role in the cultural evolution of this region of Asia. Criterion (iii): The high cultural level and sophisticated society of ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Longmen Grottoes
Country: China
Property: Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties Id. N°: 1004 State Party: China Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (vi): Criterion (i): The harmonious integration of remarkable architectural groups in a natural environment chosen to meet the criteria of geomancy (Fengshui) makes the Ming and Qing Imperial Tombs masterpieces of human creative genius. Criteria (ii), (iii) and (iv): The imperial mausolea are outstanding testimony to a cultural and ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Country: China
Property: The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik Id. N°: 963 State Party: Croatia Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property be on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii) and (iv): Criterion (i): The structural characteristics of the Cathedral of St James in Šibenik make it a unique and outstanding building in which Gothic and Renaissance forms have been successfully blended. Criterion (ii): The Cathedral of St James is the fruitful outcome of considerable interchanges of influences between the three culturally ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
Country: Croatia
Property: Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba Id. N°: 1008 State Party: Cuba Criteria: C (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv): Criterion (iii) The remains of the 19th and early 20th century coffee plantations in eastern Cuba are unique and eloquent testimony to a form of agricultural exploitation of virgin forest, the traces of which have disappeared elsewhere in the world. Criterion (iv) The production of coffee in eastern Cuba during the 19th and ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Country: Cuba
Property: The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc Id. N°: 859 Rev State Party: Czech Republic Criteria: C (i) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i) and (iv): Criterion (i): The Olomouc Holy Trinity Column is one of the most exceptional examples of the apogee of central European Baroque artistic expression. Criterion (iv): The Holy Trinity Column constituted a unique material demonstration of religious faith in central Europe during the Baroque period, and the Olomouc example represents its most outstanding ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc
Country: Czechia
Property: Kronborg Castle Id. N°: 696 Rev State Party: Denmark Criteria: C (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iv): Criterion (iv): Kronborg Castle is an outstanding example of the Renaissance castle, and one that played a highly significant role in the history of this region of northern ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Kronborg Castle
Country: Denmark
Property: The Loire Valley between Sully-sur- Loire and Chalonnes Id. N°: 933 State Party: France Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv): Criterion (ii): The Loire Valley is an outstanding cultural landscape along a major river which bears witness to an interchange of human values and to a harmonious development of interactions between human beings and their environment over two millennia. Criterion (iv): The landscape of the Loire Valley, and more particularly its many cultural ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
Country: France
Property: The Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz Id. N°: 534 Rev State Party: Germany Criteria: C (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv): Criterion (ii): The Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz is an outstanding example of the application of the philosophical principles of the Age of the Enlightenment to the design of a landscape that integrates art, education, and economy in a harmonious whole. Criterion (iv): The 18th century was a seminal period for landscape design, of which the Garden ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Country: Germany
Property: The Monastic Island of Reichenau Id. N°: 974 State Party: Germany Criteria: C (iii) (iv) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii), (iv) and (vi): Criterion (iii): The remains of the Reichenau foundation bear outstanding witness to the religious and cultural role of a great Benedictine monastery in the early Middle Ages. Criterion (iv): The churches on the island of Reichenau retain remarkable elements of several stages of construction and thus offer outstanding examples of monastic architecture in ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Monastic Island of Reichenau
Country: Germany
Property: The Pécs (Sopianae) Early Christian Cemetery Id. N°: 853 Rev State Party: Hungary Criteria: C (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv): Criterion (iii): The burial chambers and memorial chapels of the Sopianae cemetery bear outstanding testimony to the strength and faith of the Christian communities of Late Roman Europe. Criterion (iv): The unique Early Christian sepulchral art and architecture of the northern and western Roman provinces is exceptionally well and fully ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
Country: Hungary
Property: The City of Verona Id. N°: 797 Rev State Party: Italy Criteria: C (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iv): Criterion (ii): In its urban structure and its architecture, Verona is an outstanding example of a town that has developed progressively and uninterruptedly over two thousand years, incorporating artistic elements of the highest quality from each succeeding period. Criterion (iv): Verona represents in an exceptional way the concept of the fortified town at several seminal stages of ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: City of Verona
Country: Italy
Property: Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and other Franciscan sites Id. N°: 990 State Party: Italy Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (vi): Criterion (i): Assisi represents an ensemble of masterpieces of human creative genius such as the Basilica of San Francesco, which have it a deep fundamental reference for art history in Europe and in the world. Criterion (ii): The interchange of artistic and spiritual message of the Franciscan Order has ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
Country: Italy
Property: Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Id. N°: 972 State Party: Japan Criteria: C (ii) (iii) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii), (iii), and (vi): Criterion (ii): For several centuries the Ryukyu Islands served as a centre of economic and cultural interchange between south-east Asia, China, Korea, and Japan, and this is vividly demonstrated by the surviving monuments. Criterion (iii): The culture of the Ryukyuan Kingdom evolved and flourished in a special political and ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu
Country: Japan