List of World Heritage Sites in Serbia
History[change | change source]
UNESCO was created for the "conservation and protection of the world’s inheritance of books, works of art and monuments of history and science". The constitution of UNESCO was ratified in 1946 by 26 countries.
List[change | change source]
There are four WHS places in Serbia.
World Heritage List[change | change source]
Palace of Galerius
|Zaječar||III, IV||The site has fortifications, the palace in the north-western part of the complex, basilicas, temples, hot baths, memorial complex, and a tetrapylon.||2007||1253|
|Peć||II, III, IV||The Dečani Monastery was built in the mid-14th century for the Serbian king Stefan Dečanski and is also his mausoleum. The Patriarchate of Peć Monastery is a group of four domed churches with a series of wall paintings.||2004||724|
Patriarchate of Peć Monastery
Our Lady of Ljeviš
||Kraljevo||I, II, IV, VI||The Studenica Monastery was made in the late 12th century by Stefan Nemanja. It is the largest and richest of Serbia’s Orthodox monasteries.||1986||389|
|Raška||I, III||Outside Stari Ras, the first capital of Serbia, there is an impressive group of medieval monuments. There are fortresses, churches and monasteries. The monastery at Sopoćani is a reminder of the contacts between Western civilization and the Byzantine world.||1979||96|
Tentative list[change | change source]
The Tentative List consists of sites which have been nominated. The evaluation process is not yet completed.
- Djerdap National Park
- The Deliblato Sands Special Natural Reserve
- Mt. Sara National Park
- The Tara National Park with the Drina River Canyon
- The Djavolja Varos (Devil's Town) Natural Landmark
- Fortified Manasija Monastery
- Negotinske Pivnice
- Smederevo Fortress
- Caričin Grad – Iustiniana Prima, archaeological site
- Historical place of Bač and its Surroundings
- Stećak's - Medieval Tombstones
Related pages[change | change source]
- World Heritage Committee
- UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Table of World Heritage Sites by country
- List of World Heritage Sites in Europe
References[change | change source]
- UNESCO, "Constitution"; retrieved 2012-7-18.
- UNESCO, "States Parties: Ratification Status"; retrieved 2012-7-18.
- WHS is an acronym. WHS stands for "World Heritage Site".
- UNESCO, "Serbia"; retrieved 2012-7-18.
- "Medieval Monuments in Kosovo". UNESCO. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/724. Retrieved 3 Dec 2010.