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Colonial City of Santo Domingo

Dominican Republic
Factors affecting the property in 1993*
  • Housing
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Management systems/ management plan
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1993
Requests approved: 1 (from 1990-1990)
Total amount approved : 8,000 USD
Missions to the property until 1993**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1993

[Oral report by ICOMOS and the Secretariat]  

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1993
17 COM X
SOC: Colonial City of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

Colonial City of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

A Master Plan for the Colonial City had been prepared reflecting an integral view on conservation including social and urban issues. This plan has to be adopted and implemented, and special attention has to be given to housing rehabilitation. The tourism development programme 'Cuna de America' is intended to stimulate cultural tourism whilst controlling its negative side effects.

 No draft Decision  

Report year: 1993
Dominican Republic
Date of Inscription: 1990
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)(vi)
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 17COM (1993)

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.