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List of World Heritage Sites in Romania

 

List of World Heritage Sites in Romania

UNESCO has included up until now, 7 sites in Romania on the list of World Heritage Sites.[1]

Contents

  • List 1
  • Tentative list 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

List

The table lists information about each World Heritage Site:

Name: as listed by the [2]
Location: village or city of the site
County: one of the 40 counties of Romania
Period: time period of significance, typically of construction
UNESCO data: the site's reference number; the year the site was inscribed on the World Heritage List; the criteria it was listed under: criteria (i) through (vi) are cultural, while (vii) through (x) are natural
Description: brief description of the site
  † Natural site
Name Image Location County Period UNESCO data Description Ref(s)
Churches of Moldavia Biserica Arbore Arbore Suceava 015late 15th to late 16th century 598; 1993, 2010 (extended); i, iv The eight churches have external walls covered in authentic and particularly well preserved fresco paintings represent complete cycles of religious themes and are considered "masterpieces inspired by Byzantine art". These include: [6]
Humor
Moldovița
Pătrăuți
Probota
Suceava
Voroneț
Sucevița
Dacian Fortresses of the Orăştie Mountains Sarmizegetusa Regia Hunedoara 0011st centuries B.C. and A.D. 906; 1999; ii, iii, iv An unusual fusion of military and religious architectural techniques and concepts. Including: [7]
Costești-Cetățuie
Costești-Blidaru
Piatra Roșie
Bănița
Căpâlna Alba County
Historic Centre of Sighișoara Sighișoara Mureș 01313th century 902; 1999; iii, iv A fine example of a small, fortified medieval town [8]
Danube Delta Tulcea N/A 588; 1991; vii, x Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve [9]
Monastery of Horezu Horezu Vâlcea 0171690 597; 1993; ii A masterpiece of the Brâncovenesc style [10]
Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania Biertan Sibiu 01313th to the 16th century 596; 1993, 1999 (extended); iv A picture of the cultural landscape of southern Transylvania. Including:

[11]

[12]
Câlnic Alba
Dârjiu Harghita
Prejmer Brașov
Saschiz Mureș
Valea Viilor Sibiu
Viscri Braşov
Wooden Churches of Maramureș Bârsana Maramureș 01717th and 18th century 904; 1999; iv Outstanding examples of a range of architectural solutions from different periods and areas. Including: [13]
Budești Josani
Desești
Ieud Deal
Plopiș
Poienile Izei
Rogoz
Șurdești

Tentative list

Neamț Monastery

In addition to sites inscribed on the World Heritage list, member states can maintain a list of tentative sites that they may consider for nomination. Nominations for the World Heritage list are only accepted if the site was previously listed on the tentative list.[14] As of 2014, Romania recorded 13 sites on its tentative list. The sites, along with the year they were included on the tentative list are:[15]

  1. Slătioara Secular Forest (1991)[16]
  2. Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches of Curtea de Argeș (1991)[17]
  3. Densuș Church (1991)[18][19]
  4. Trei Ierarhi Monastery of Iași(1991)[20]
  5. Monumental Ensamble of Târgu Jiu (1991)[21]
  6. Rupestral Ensamble at Basarabi (1991)[22]
  7. Neamț Monastery (1991)[23]
  8. Historic Town of Alba Iulia (1991)[24]
  9. Cule from Oltenia (1991)[25]
  10. Retezat Massif (1991)[26]
  11. Pietrosul Rodnei Massif (1991)[27]
  12. Sânpetru Formation (1991)[28]
  13. The Historic Centre of Sibiu and its Ensemble of Squares (2004)[29]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/?search=&search_by_country=romania&type=&videos=®ion=&order=
  2. ^ "Romania - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  3. ^ "World Heritage Centre - Romania - International support for the restoration and preservation of the Probota Monastery". Whc.unesco.org. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  4. ^ "Eglise de la Résurrection du monastère de Sucevita - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  5. ^ "UNESCO World Heritage Centre - World Heritage Committee also approves three extensions to World Heritage properties in Austria, Romania and Spain". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  6. ^ "Churches of Moldavia - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  7. ^ "Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 1999-12-02. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  8. ^ "Historic Centre of Sighişoara - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  9. ^ "Danube Delta - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  10. ^ "Monastery of Horezu - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  11. ^ "UNESCO World Heritage Centre - World Heritage Committee Inscribes 48 New Sites on Heritage List". Whc.unesco.org. 1999-12-02. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  12. ^ "Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 1999-12-02. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  13. ^ "Wooden Churches of Maramureş - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 1999-12-02. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  14. ^ "Tentative Lists". UNESCO. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  15. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/state=ro
  16. ^ "Codrul secular Slatiora (forêt séculaire) - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  17. ^ "Eglises byzantines et post-byzantines de Curtea de Arges - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  18. ^ "L'église de Densus - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  19. ^ "L'église de Densus - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports". World Heritage Site. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  20. ^ "L'église des Trois Hiérarques de Iassy - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  21. ^ "L'ensemble monumental de Tirgu Jiu - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  22. ^ "L'ensemble rupestre de Basarabi - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  23. ^ "Le Monastère de Neamt - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  24. ^ "Le noyau historique de la ville d'Alba Julia - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  25. ^ "Les "coules" de Petite Valachie - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  26. ^ "Massif du Retezat - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  27. ^ "Pietrosul Rodnei - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  28. ^ "Sinpetru (site paléontologique) - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  29. ^ "The Historic Centre of Sibiu and its Ensemble of Squares - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. 2004-06-29. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 

External links

  • http://www.cimec.ro/Monumente/unesco/UNESCOen/fastvers.htm
  • http://www.worldheritagesite.org/countries/romania.html
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