Subterranean Cultural Sites
Cultural WHS whose OUV lies entirely/significantly in items which are subterranean and which therefore require a journey underground to visit them (excluding Cave paintings etc which have their own Connection and sites for instance in which an underground mine is just part of the inscribed site)
|Ancient Thebes||Valley of the Kings|
|Archaeological Site of Aigai|
|Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin|
|Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs|
|Göreme NP||Subterranean city of Kaymakli, Subterranean city of Derinkuyu|
|Hal Saflieni Hypogeum|
|Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes|
|Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine||"The largest part of the property is located underground, while above ground only a few surviving structures and features have been included in the nomination." (AB ev)|
|The Persian Qanat||A significant aspect of the Qanats OUV is the extent of the underground workings - including the longest Qaant in the world|
|Thracian tomb of Kazanlak|
|Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Subterranean Cultural Sites?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source