Named after a local Christian saint

WHS named after a Christian saint, only have saints directly connected IN PERSON with the site.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Abu Mena After Saint Menas, whose body is said to have been buried at this spot
Assisi Saint Francis
Ferapontov Monastery Therapont (Ferapont) of White Lake
Saint Catherine Area After St. Catherine of Alexandria (whose relics were purported to have been miraculously transported here by angels)
Saint-Emilion Wiki: "The town was named after the monk ?milion, a travelling confessor, who settled in a hermitage carved into the rock there in the 8th century. It was the monks who followed him that started up the commercial wine production in the area."
Saint-Savin sur Gartempe Saint Savin was a hermit and "one of the first Christians to have evangelized the Lavedan valley"
San Marino and Mount Titano ccording to a legend, the first community was founded by Saint Marino, "who had reached this place from his birthplace in Dalmatia and had subsequently chosen to live here as an hermit." (Nomination file, p. 49)
Skocjan Caves Skocjan is the name for St. Cantianus, a local patron saint
Trinity Sergius Lavra The Trinity-Sergius Monastery was founded in the 1330s in the forest to the north of Moscow by the monk Sergius. Sergius was canonized in 1422 and declared the patron saint of the country.
Yuso and Suso Monasteries San Millan: named after Millán, who settled here in the 6th century and founded the first 'monastery' at this spot


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source