Reduced from broader TWHS

WHS that were originally nominated to cover a broader area or more locations, but were reduced to the current area during the process before AB evaluation.

For reductions during/after AB evaluation, see this connection: Part of Cultural nomination rejected.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Acropolis TWHS originally included hellenistic, Roman and Neoclassical monuments of Athens.
Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites Ronguin
Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Originally included also Town, Convent, Aqueduct and Water Tank of Tepeapulco and Archaeological Site of Xihuingo
Arab-Norman Palermo Used to include botanic garden (Historic centre of Palermo, botanic garden and Monreale complex (1996)).
Assisi TWHS originally included the work of Fra Angelico in Cortona.
Australian Fossil Mammal Sites Originally a third fossil site, Murgon, was part of this serial nomination. It was rated of a lesser quality than the other two, and omitted from the definitive nomination.
Belize Barrier Reef After Bureau session, Hol Chan was replaced by the Blue Hole.
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe TWHS Gardens and palaces in and around Kassel (1999-2013) also included Friedrichplatz in Kassel and Schloss Wilhelmsthal in Calden
Chinchorro Culture The broader TWHS (Archaeological sites of the Chinchorro culture) included a location in Antofagasta as well
Choirokoitia TWHS originally included Tenta and Agios Dimitrios at Kalavassos.
Church of Atlántida The original TWHS was a serial nomination of works of Eladio Dieste. (AB Ev)
Colonies of Benevolence Revised proposal after Referral in 2018. From 5 to 3 locations in NL, dropping Ommerschans and Willemsoord. From 2 to 1 location in Belgium, dropping Merksplas.
Costiera Amalfitana From Bay of Naples with Capri, Ischia and Procida
Dolomites TWHS originally included further sections of the Alps including the Western Alps.
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs TWHS originally included later monuments, mainly art nouveau.
Ennedi Massif The property has been reduced during the process twice, the last time excluding the northern part (due to an oil exploration concession?) which could be a future extension.
Fraser Island The original nomination included Cooloola, a similar sandy site on the mainland. Inclusion of that part was rejected because of 'land use problems'. It still is on Australia's Tentative List as 'Great Sandy Area'.
Funerary and memory sites of the First World War The combined tentative sites had 146 locations, the final set 139.
Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain The TWHS also consisted of 2 other sacred locations, Sacred Binder Mountain & Baldan Bereeven Monastery, which were deleted from the nomination before ICOMOS ev
Great Spa Towns of Europe The long list started with 42 sites across Europe (including 7 in France). 15 locations (4 Czech component parts, 6 German component parts, 2 Austrian component parts, 1 Italian component part, 1 Belgian component part and 1 French component part) were selected from this, but only 11 of these inscribed (excluding Luhačovice, Bad Pyrmont, Wiesbaden and Bad Ischl)
Heritage of Mercury TWHS originally included the Camino Real and San Luis Potosi, which were separately inscribed.
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region Earlier proposal was for 26 locations
Hiraizumi After an deferral in 2008, the number of designated locations shrunk from 9 to 6 (and finally to 5 inscribed).
Holy Trinity Column TWHS originally included the entire town centre
Kaeng Krachan Forest From an area of 482,225 ha to an area of 408,940 ha, "a reduction of slightly more than 15% compared to the original nomination". (Ab Ev)
Luther Memorials Originally, the entire “Altstadt” (historic center) of Wittenberg was on the tentative list, and only four specific buildings related to Luther have been included in the world heritage site of the Luther memorials
Maison Carrée of Nîmes 'Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent'
Malpelo TWHS originally included Gorgona island.
Medici Villas and Gardens After first attempt (withdrawn) in 1982: "From a comparative point of view, the series is justified by the State Party by the choice of the most characteristic and best preserved sites, which led to a selection that rejected around twenty Tuscan Medici villas in order to retain just fourteen." (AB ev 2013)
Mount Carmel Caves TWHS originally included Shaar HaGolan and Ovadia.
Mount Hamiguitan TWHS originally included Mount Apo.
Nan Madol Lelu was originally included
Naumburg Cathedral Originally included also the landscapes along the rivers Saale and Unstrut, but these were deleted in the final nomination that got inscribed
Nice A reduction has been made between the boundaries proposed by the nomination dossier (556.4 ha) and those in the supplementary information in 2021 (553 ha). "In this new perimeter, the area of the old town, or Vieux- Nice, has been consequently excised". (Ab Ev)
Northern Martinique From 6 components to 2 (with the former first 3 locations included)
Pimachiowin Aki some components were removed due to lack of support from local communities (the Ontario locations were removed from the nomination which is now restricted to locations in Manitoba)
Plečnik's Ljubljana "The timeless, humanistic architecture of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana and Prague": Prague has been left out
Primeval Beech Forests The 2021 extension had several locations that were rejected or deferred (including an extension to Montenegro)
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Only partially includes former TWHS Parc National d'Ordesa - Viñamala
Qhapaq Ñan Nomination was for 291 locations, 'only' 273 were inscribed
Quanzhou "The nominated property was included in the Tentative List on 28 March 2008 as part of a much larger serial property covering a wider historic period: Chinese Section of the Silk Road: Land routes in Henan Province, Shaanxi Province, Gansu Province, Qinghai Province, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region; Sea Routes in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province and Quanzhou City, Fujian Province - from Western-Han Dynasty to Qing Dynasty." (AB Ev)
Ravenna From 'Ravenna and Pomposa'
Rjukan / Notodden Used to include Odda/Tyssedal
Silk Roads Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Only a part of the Kyrgyz section of the transnational nomination was inscribed. The inscribed as well as uninscribed sections still appear as TWHS, probably as an extension.
São Francisco Square TWHS was originally a serial nomination of the Franciscan convents of North-East Brasil. After a deferral in 2008 the TWHS was reduced to Sao Cristovao alone.
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Originally four further locations in France (Maison Cook, Cité de refuge de l`Armée du salut, Pavillon suisse à la Cité Universitaire, Maisons Jaoul)and one in Switzerland (Maison Jeanneret-Perret) were proposed.
The Porticoes of Bologna From Historic Center of Bologna (1996).
The trulli of Alberobello Valley of Itria (1982)
Thessalonika TWHS originally included archaeic and classical monuments of Thessaloniki.
Tusi Sites Used to include a 4th location: Rongmei Tusi Site: N 29°56'16.4" , E 110°04'27.5"
Valparaiso Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Vaparaíso
Villa d'Este TWHS originally included Villa Gregoriana as well.
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont Originally included 9 locations, which were removed before the final AB evaluation
Volubilis TWHS originally included Moulay Idriss Zerhoun which is now a separate TWHS.
Wooden Churches of Southern Malopolska TWHS comprised 9 wooden churches, the ones at Szalowa, Orawka and Lachowice were left out


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