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)
|Valley of the Kings
|Archaeological Site of Aigai
|Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin
|Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs
|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