Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

for World Heritage Travellers

Built in the 1st century BC

WHS whose OUV derives entirely or significantly from 1st century BC constructions.

The connection belongs to Timeline connections.

Connected Sites

  • Arles: It has some impressive Roman monuments, of which the earliest - the arena, the Roman theatre and the cryptoporticus (subterranean galleries) - date back to the 1st century B.C. (AB)
  • Dacian Fortresses: built between the 1st centuries B.C. and A.D
  • Hatra: The present-day remains date back to between the 1st century BC and the 2nd century AD. (AB ev)
  • Koguryo Kingdom: "The Koguryo kingdom starts as a regional power in the year 37BC, when its first capital city, Wunu Mountain City was built. 30 years later the capital moved to Guonei city." - AB Evaluation
  • Lyon: As a "major Roman foundation" (43 BC)
  • Masada: built 37-34 BC
  • Mount Wuyi: "It (Mount Wuyi) contains a series of exceptional archaeological sites, including the Han City established in the 1st century BC and a number of temples and study centres associated with the birth of Neo-Confucianism in the 11th century AD. The archaeological site of the Han city of Chengcun was discovered in 1958, this is a walled city. The circuit of walls survives intact; the layout of the town is in accordance with the principle of urban design characteristic of southern China at this period." - Nomination File
  • Mérida: Emerita was founded by Augustus in 25 BC, Guadiana bridge 25 BC, amphitheatre 8 BC
  • Nemrut Dag: Nemrut Dag, where the most impressive of all the tomb sites is found, that of Antiochos I of Commagene (69-34 BC). (AB ev)
  • Old City of Jerusalem: the Temple Mount was built in its current structure by Herode in 19 BC
  • Orange: Theatre built in 35 BC.
  • Petra: Treasury dated to the 1st Century BC
  • Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
  • Takht-i-Bahi: founded in the early 1st Century BC


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