WHC Session 1997

The 1997 WHC Session added 46 Sites bringing the total to 550.

Inscriptions in 1997

The following sites were inscribed in the 1997 WHC Session.

Site Countries Locations Rating Reviews
Agrigento 1 3.64 6
Botanical Garden, Padua 1 2.52 8
Changdeokgung Palace Complex 1 3.12 7
Classical Gardens of Suzhou 9 3.83 5
Cocos Island 1 4.4 1
Costiera Amalfitana 1 3.79 5
Dougga/Thugga 1 3.92 3
Euphrasian Basilica in Porec 1 2.68 6
Fortified City of Carcassonne 1 3.79 13
Hallstatt-Dachstein 1 3.44 13
Heard and McDonald Islands 1 0 0
Hospicio Cabañas 1 2.4 5
Hwaseong Fortress 1 2.79 16
Kinderdijk 1 3.38 10
Lake Turkana 3 3.5 0
Las Medulas 4 3.32 4
Lumbini 1 2.32 8
Macquarie Island 1 4.4 0
Malbork Castle 1 3.71 7
Maritime Greenwich 1 2.91 6
Medina of Tétouan 1 2.64 6
Modena 1 2.58 8
Morne Trois Pitons 1 2.52 3
Mount Kenya 2 3.3 1
Old Town of Lijiang 7 3.44 9
Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau 2 3.41 10
Panamá 2 2.77 6
Ping Yao 3 3.76 5
Pompei 7 4.48 7
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands 4 3.94 9
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu 1 3.52 4
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy 12 2.53 8
Riga 1 3.5 11
Rohtas Fort 1 3.11 15
Royal Palace at Caserta 1 3.09 3
San Pedro de la Roca Castle 1 2.54 2
São Luis 1 3.22 4
Su Nuraxi di Barumini 1 2.99 3
Tallinn 1 3.72 14
The Sundarbans 3 2.62 2
Torun 1 2.93 6
Trogir 1 2.62 5
Villa Romana del Casale 1 3.61 13
Volubilis 1 3.2 4
Willemstad 1 2.68 2
Yuso and Suso Monasteries 2 2.79 4

Complete List in 1997

In 1997 the World Heritage list consisted of 550 sites.

Members of the World Heritage Committee

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