Pending Tentative List

All tentative sites that are scheduled or were already reviewed by Unesco

Country Site Year Submitted Year Nominated History
Afghanistan City of Herat 2004
2004 Added to Tentative List

1983 Deferred

Deferred until receipt of necessary info

Albania L'amphitheatre de Durres 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1991 Rejected

Of importance to Albania but does not meet WHS criteria

Argentina Buenos Aires – La Plata: Two capitals of the Culture of Modernity, Eclecticism and Immigration 2018
2018 Revision

Successor to former TWHS City of La Plata, Foundational Urban Area (1998-2012) and Ville de Buenos Aires: Paysage Culturel (2005-2012)

2018 Added to Tentative List

2008 Not discussed

As Buenos Aires: At first not on agenda because of too many nominations, and after that was resolved because of withdrawals, Argentina decided to postpone to 2009. ICOMOS in its 2008 evaluation deemed it not unique enough.

2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

As La Plata: Withdrawn at request of Argentina

Armenia The monastery of Noravank and the upper Amaghou Valley 1996
2005 Rejected

As Gnishikadzor Area Cultural Landscape

2005 Revision

Nomination under the name of Gnishikadzor Area Cultural Landscape

1996 Added to Tentative List

Austria Bregenzerwald (Bregenz Forest) 1994
2007 Deferred

To consider its significance in a wider Alpine region and its farming traditions.

1994 Added to Tentative List

Austria Cultural Landscape of Innsbruck-Nordkette/Karwendel 2002
2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Austria after ICOMOS recommended Rejection

2002 Revision

Successor of the former TWHS Old Part of Innsbruck, including Ambras Castle (1994)

2002 Added to Tentative List

Austria Großglockner High Alpine Road / Großglockner Hochalpenstraße 2016 2019
2018 Incomplete - not examined

2016 Added to Tentative List

Austria Hall in Tyrol - The Mint 2013
2015 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Austria, after "Rejection" advice by ICOMOS

2013 Revision

Replaces "Old part of Hall in Tirol"

2013 Added to Tentative List

Austria National Park "Hohe Tauern" 2003
2004 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2003 Added to Tentative List

Azerbaijan Hyrkan State Reservation 1998
2006 Deferred

to consider options for renominating the property as part of a transnational serial property with other Hirkanian forest areas in Iran

1998 Added to Tentative List

Azerbaijan Sheki, the Khan's Palace 2001 2019
2017 Referred

2017 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS recommended Not to inscribe

2001 Added to Tentative List

Bahrain Burial Ensembles of Dilmun and Tylos 2008 2019
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Bahrain Hawar Islands Reserve 2001
2004 Deferred

To consider an appropriate extension

2001 Added to Tentative List

Bangladesh Mahansthangarh and its Environs 1999
2018 Incomplete - not examined

1999 Added to Tentative List

Belarus Augustow Canal 2004 2020
2010 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2009 Incomplete - not examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Belarus Saviour Transfiguration Church and St. Sophia Cathedral in the town of Polatsk 2004 2021
2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Belgium Koloniën van Weldadigheid (agricultural pauper colonies) 2015 2020
2018 Referred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised Deferral, overturned by Brazil amendment

2015 Added to Tentative List

Benin La ville d'Ouidah : quartiers anciens et Route de l'Esclave 1996
2001 Incomplete - not examined

1996 Added to Tentative List

Bolivia Cal Orck'o: Footprints of time 2003 2020
2008 Rejected

Only national and regional significance

2003 Added to Tentative List

Bolivia Incallajta, the largest Inca site in the Kollasuyo 2003
2006 Deferred

More research and enhancement of the state of preservation needed

2003 Added to Tentative List

Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo - unique symbol of universal multiculture - continual open city 1997
1999 Rejected

Bureau: no management plan, and too similar to Mostar

1997 Added to Tentative List

1986 Deferred

Bosnia Herzegovina The natural and architectural ensemble of Jajce 2006
2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2008 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Added to Tentative List

Brazil Gold Route in Parati and its landscape 2004 2019
2018 Incomplete - not examined

2016 Incomplete - not examined

As 'Paraty - Culture and Biodiversity'

2013 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Incomplete - not examined

2009 Deferred

"to revise its dimension and denomination as a mixed property" (WHC-09)

2004 Added to Tentative List

Brazil Serra do Divisor National Park 1998
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

According to news reports, it was submitted in time for 2018 but was withdrawn by Brazil within a week on advice of the National Security Council.

1998 Added to Tentative List

Bulgaria The Ancient Plovdiv 2004 2020
2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Bulgaria before WHC meeting, after the ICOMOS report advised on Rejection. Reason: interesting, but not exceptional enough and doesn't meet the test of authenticity.

2004 Added to Tentative List

1983 Rejected

Not yet able to include vernacular architecture

Bulgaria Two neolithic dwellings with their interior and household furnishings and utensils completely preserved. 1984
1985 Deferred

More excavation needed

1984 Added to Tentative List

Burkina Faso Les necropoles de Bourzanga 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1980 Rejected

1979 Deferred

Bureau - More info required

Burkina Faso Les sites de métallurgie ancienne de réduction du fer dans les espaces boose et bwi (Ronguin, Tiwega, Yamane, Kindbo, Bekuy, Douroula) 2011 2019
2011 Revision

Includes former TWHS Les sites d extraction de fer de Kindiba (1996)

2011 Added to Tentative List

1980 Rejected

As former TWHS Les sites d extraction de fer de Kindiba

1979 Deferred

As former TWHS Les sites d extraction de fer de Kindiba (Bureau - More info required)

Cambodia Le site de Koh Ker 1992
1992 Added to Tentative List

1979 Deferred

Bureau - More info required

Canada Tr’ondëk-Klondike 2004 2022
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2017 Revision

T List name changed from "The Klondike". Chilkoot Trail and Transboundary aspects with US removed.

2004 Added to Tentative List

Chad Parc national de Zakouma 2005
2017 Incomplete - not examined

2005 Added to Tentative List

Chile Juan Fernandez Archipielago National Park 1994
1995 Referred

Bureau - Fulfills Natural criteria but protection etc a concern which needs addressing

1994 Added to Tentative List

China China Altay 2010
2015 Incomplete - not examined

As "Xinjiang Altai Mountains" (an extension of the property

2010 Added to Tentative List

China Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1980 Rejected

China Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) 2016 2020
2018 Referred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

Referral (lead by Tunisia) after Not to inscribe advice by ICOMOS

2016 Revision

Renomination, with a name change from "Monuments and Sites of Ancient Zayton in Quanzhou on the Marine Roads"

2016 Added to Tentative List

China Huangguoshu Scenic Area 2019
2019 Revision

Includes former TWHS Huangguoshu Waterfalls (1992)

2019 Added to Tentative List

1992 Rejected

As Huangguoshu Waterfalls: Bureau - Did not meet WHS criteria

China Poyang Nature Reserve 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1981 Deferred

At Bureau -needs Natural Park too

1980 Deferred

China The Alligator Sinensis Nature Reserve 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1981 Deferred

At Bureau - Needs excavatons first

1980 Deferred

China The Lijiang River Scenic Zone at Guilin 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1980 Rejected

China Wudalianchi Scenic Spots 2001
2011 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2001 Added to Tentative List

Congo (Democratic Republic) Dépression de l'Upemba 1997
1997 Added to Tentative List

1984 Deferred

IUCN needs more info

Congo (Republic) Le Parc National de Conkouati-Douli 2008
2008 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Wildlife reserve of Conkouati (1995)

2008 Added to Tentative List

1995 Rejected

As Wildlife reserve of Conkouati: Not of Universal value and has degraded over last 10 years

Congo (Republic) Parc national d'Odzala-Kokoua 2008
2008 Added to Tentative List

1995 Deferred

Costa Rica Corcovado National Park and Isla del Cano Biological Reserve 2003
2004 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Costa Rica

2003 Added to Tentative List

Croatia Lonjsko Polje Nature Park 2005
2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2005 Added to Tentative List

Croatia Zadar - Episcopal complex 2005 2020
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2013 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn after Rejection Advice from ICOMOS

2012 Advisory Body overruled

Referral instead of Deferral

2012 Referred

2005 Added to Tentative List

Cuba Cienaga de Zapata National Park 2003
2008 Incomplete - not examined

2003 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Ceský ráj (Czech Paradise) Rock Cities 2001
2004 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Proposal called "Rock Cities of the Bohemian Paradise" was withdrawn by Czech Republic

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Fishpond Network in the Trebon Basin 2001
2005 Deferred

Revised nominated needed including more sites beyond Trebon Fishpond Heritage

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Mining Cultural Landscape Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří (Czech) 2012 2019
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2015 Postponed

"At the request of both States Parties, the examination of this nomination is postponed to the following cycle of evaluation"

2012 Added to Tentative List

1999 Revision

Has been on Tentative List of Germany as "Ore Mountains: mining and cultural landscape" since 1999

Czechia Paper Mill at Velké Losiny 2001
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Czech Republic

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Renaissance Houses at Slavonice 2001
2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Czech Republic

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Sites of Great Moravia: Slavonic Fortified Settlement at Mikulcice - Church of St.Margaret at Kopcani 2001
2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia The Karlstejn Castle 2001
2001 Added to Tentative List

1992 Deferred

Need a study of its restoration

Czechia The Spa at Luhacovice 2001
2008 Deferred

Better management

2001 Added to Tentative List

Czechia Žatec – the Hops Town 2007 2020
2018 Deferred

2007 Added to Tentative List

Denmark VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Jelling mounds, runic stones, palisade area and church 2011
2015 Deferred

2011 Added to Tentative List

Denmark VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / The Trelleborg fortresses, Denmark 2011
2015 Deferred

2011 Added to Tentative List

Dominican Rep. Primeros Ingenios Coloniales Azucareros de América 2018
2018 Revision

Includes former TWHS Boca De Nigua Sugar Mill [Ruta de Los Ingenios], The Ancient Big House of Palavé [Ruta de Los Ingenios], The Ancient Diego Caballero Sugar Mill [Ruta de Los Ingenios] and The Sugar Mill of Engombe [Ruta de Los Ingenios] (all 2001 or 2002 - 2018)

2018 Added to Tentative List

2005 Deferred

As The Sugar Mill of Engombe [Ruta de Los Ingenios]: Renominate the "Route of the First Colonial Sugar Mills of America" when legal protection and management plans are in place

Egypt Dahab 1994
1994 Added to Tentative List

1982 Deferred

At Bureau - better limits etc

Egypt Gebel Qatrani Area, Lake Qaroun Nature Reserve 2003 2020
2019 Incomplete - not examined

As Jebel Qatrani

2008 Incomplete - not examined

2003 Added to Tentative List

Egypt Ras Mohammed 2002
2003 Deferred

To extend the boundaries of the nomination

2002 Added to Tentative List

El Salvador Ciudad Vieja / La Bermuda 1992
1992 Added to Tentative List

1983 Deferred

Deferred as conditions under which recommendation made not yet fulfilled

Estonia Baltic Klint 2004
2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Estonia

2004 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Glint of Saka-Ontika-Toila (1996)

2004 Added to Tentative List

Estonia Kuressaare Fortress 2002
2004 Deferred

Needs comparative analysis for demonstrating the outstanding universal value. Suggests extension to town of Kuressaare.

2002 Added to Tentative List

Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park 2008
2008 Added to Tentative List

1981 Deferred

At Bureau - Not yet legally defined/protected

1980 Deferred

1979 Deferred

Bureau - more thorough evaluation required

Ethiopia Dirre Sheik Hussein Religious, Cultural and Historical Site 2011
2016 Incomplete - not examined

2011 Added to Tentative List

Ethiopia Holqa Sof Omar: Natural and Cultural Heritage (Sof Omar: Caves of Mystery) 2012
2016 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

Ethiopia Melka Kunture and Balchit Archaeological Site 2012
2012 Revision

Bachilt Archaeological Site added to the nomination

2012 Added to Tentative List

1981 Deferred

At Bureau - Need Tentative List

1980 Deferred

1979 Deferred

Bureau meeting - info requested in 78 still not in place

1978 Deferred

Bureau meeting - info requested

Finland Paimio Hospital (formerly Paimio Sanatorium) 2004
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Finland

2004 Added to Tentative List

France Ensemble de grottes à concrétions du Sud de la France 2000
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2001 Requested by State Party to not be examined

At Bureau Session

2000 Added to Tentative List

France Le rivage méditerranéen des Pyrénées 2002
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2002 Added to Tentative List

France Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent 2012 2021
2018 Deferred

To do a comparative analysis on the Roman buildings

2012 Added to Tentative List

France Rouen : ensemble urbain à pans de bois, cathédrale, église Saint-Ouen, église Saint Maclou 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1995 Deferred

Bureau - needs better Man plan, definition of zones etc

Gabon Ecosystème et paysage culturel pygmée du massif de Minkébé 2003
2005 Referred

Better documentation, protection and work on a transboundary nomination encompassing the Baka community

2003 Added to Tentative List

Georgia Tbilisi Historic District 2007
2007 Added to Tentative List

2001 Referred

Bureau 2001: to allow study of additional information by ICOMOS

Georgia Vardzia-Khertvisi 2007
2007 Added to Tentative List

2001 Postponed

Bureau 2001: ICOMOS recommended inscription, "subject to a favourable expert mission report"

Germany Francke Foundation Buildings 1999
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

1999 Added to Tentative List

Germany Luther memorials in Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Bavaria and Thuringia 2015
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

After recommendation by ICOMOS Does not approve the extension

2015 Added to Tentative List

Germany Mining Cultural Landscape Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří 2012 2019
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2015 Postponed

"At the request of both States Parties, the examination of this nomination is postponed to the following cycle of evaluation"

2012 Revision

Has been on Tentative List of Germany as "Ore Mountains: mining and cultural landscape" since 1999 and as Karl-Liebknecht-Schacht in Lugau/Oelsnitz and Freiberg on the GDR T List of 1989

2012 Added to Tentative List

Germany The Jewish Cemetery of Altona Königstrasse. Sephardic Sepulchral Culture of the 17th and 18th century between Europe and the Caribbean 2015 2022
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

After negative ICOMOS advice

2015 Added to Tentative List

Ghana Mole National Park 2000 2020
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

After Not to Inscribe advice of IUCN

2016 Incomplete - not examined

2000 Added to Tentative List

Ghana Tenzug - Tallensi settlements 2000
2014 Deferred

As "Tongo-Tengzuk Tallensi Cultural Landscape"

2013 Incomplete - not examined

2000 Added to Tentative List

Ghana Trade Pilgrimage Routes of North-Western Ghana 2000
2000 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Traditional mosques of Northern Ghana (1983)

2000 Added to Tentative List

1983 Deferred

As former TWHS Traditional mosques of Northern Ghana: Deferred until receipt of necessary info

Greece Archaeological Site of Nikopolis 2003
2014 Revision

Renominated by Greece under the same name at their new Tentative List

2003 Added to Tentative List

1983 Rejected

At Bureau meeting - no reason given

Greece Gorge of Samaria National Park 2003
2014 Revision

Renomination under the same name on new Tentative List

2003 Added to Tentative List

1987 Deferred

More info on "value" needed

Greece Petrified Forest of Lesvos 1988
2014 Revision

Renomination on the new Tentative List, after having disappeared from that since 1988. Slight name change (from "Petrified Forest of Lesbos")

1988 Deferred

Field review required - and work group to review fossil sites worldwide

1988 Added to Tentative List

Guatemala Sierra De Las Minas Biosphere Reservation 2002
2002 Added to Tentative List

1993 Deferred

Bureau - concerns about boundaries (too big), extent of private activity within etc

Guinea Bissau Reserve de Biosphere de l'Archipel des Bijagos 2006 2020
2013 Deferred

2006 Added to Tentative List

Hungary System of Fortifications at the Confluence of the Rivers Danube and Váh in Komárno - Komárom 2007
2008 Rejected

Lack of convincing comparative analysis & authenticity and integrity issues

2007 Added to Tentative List

Hungary The Ipolytartnóc Fossils 2000
2004 Deferred

Proposal called "Paleohabitat of Tarn?c, Hungary" was deferred to allow further evaluation and a IUCN field visit

2000 Added to Tentative List

1993 Rejected

Important at National level but did not meet WHS criteria

Iceland VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Thingvellir National Park 2011
2015 Deferred

2011 Added to Tentative List

India Delhi - A Heritage City 2012
2015 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

India River island of Majuli in midstream of Brahmaputra River in Assam 2004
2013 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Deferred

To assemble a complete inventory of the 31 surviving Sattras (considering which Sattras might have the potential to demonstrate Outstanding Universal Value and be nominated as the property), a visit of an ICOMOS evaluation mission and an appraisal of the status and management of the overall river basin

2006 Referred

Seven suggestions for improvement of the proposal, among which: more information on the Sattras, legal protection and management plan

2004 Added to Tentative List

India Santiniketan 2010
2011 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2010 Added to Tentative List

India Sri Harimandir Sahib, Amritsar, Punjab 2004
2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by India

2004 Added to Tentative List

India The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways 2014 2020
2019 Postponed

.. both sites submitted by India are cultural, India has indicated its wish to prioritize “Jaipur City, Rajastan”

2018 Incomplete - not examined

2014 Added to Tentative List

India The Qutb Shahi Monuments of Hyderabad Golconda Fort, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Charminar 2010 2021
2014 Postponed

India had to choose between Rani-ki-Vav and Golconda

2010 Added to Tentative List

India Wild Ass Sanctuary, Little Rann of Kutch 2006
2006 Added to Tentative List

1993 Rejected

Important at National level but did not meet WHS criteria

Indonesia Betung Kerihun National Park (Transborder Rainforest Heritage of Borneo) 2004
2006 Deferred

2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Indonesia Tana Toraja Traditional Settlement 2009
2014 Incomplete - not examined

2009 Added to Tentative List

2001 Incomplete - not examined

2001 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Toraja (1995)

Indonesia The Old Town of Jakarta (Formerly old Batavia) and 4 Outlying Islands (Onrust, Kelor, Cipir dan Bidadari) 2015 2021
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2017 Incomplete - not examined

2015 Added to Tentative List

Iran Arasbaran Protected Area 2007 2021
2018 Deferred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

IUCN recommended Not to inscribe

2017 Incomplete - not examined

As 'Arasbaran Biosphere Reserve'

2007 Added to Tentative List

Iran Harra Protected Area 2008
2010 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Iran Trans-Iranian Railway 2017 2020
2019 Incomplete - not examined

2017 Added to Tentative List

Iraq The Sacred Complex of Babylon 2003 2019
2016 Incomplete - not examined

2003 Added to Tentative List

1983 Deferred

Deferred as conditions under which recommendation made not yet fulfilled

Israel Makhteshim Country 2001
2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn on request of Israel

2001 Deferred

To turn the natural nomination into a mixed one

2001 Added to Tentative List

Israel The Galilee Journeys of Jesus & the Apostles 2000
2010 Requested by State Party to not be examined

As Sites of Christianity in the Galilee

2000 Added to Tentative List

Israel The Great Rift Valley - migratory routes - The Hula 2004
2006 Deferred

Value is recognized, deferred due to its possible consideration within the framework of a serial nomination together with some African countries

2004 Added to Tentative List

Israel Triple-arch Gate at Dan & Sources of the Jordan 2000
2010 Postponed

2009 Not approved

"Requests the World Heritage Centre to facilitate the provision of the information which would enable the formal inscription of the property by the Committee at its 34th session."

2008 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS in favour of inscription, overruled by the WHC

2008 Referred

To present further information and legal and technical data

2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Israel

2000 Added to Tentative List

Italy Archipelago of la Maddalena and Islands of Bocche di Bonifacio 2006
2006 Added to Tentative List

2002 Requested by State Party to not be examined

From Bureau Session

Italy Bradyseism in the Flegrea Area 2006
2008 Rejected

May have potential to be included as part of a serial cultural property for its history of science values

2006 Added to Tentative List

Italy Cascata delle Marmore and valnerina: Monastic sites and ancient hydrogeological reclamation works 2006
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Italy

2006 Added to Tentative List

Italy Parco Nazionale della Sila - Sila, gran bosco d'Italia 2012 2019
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Revision

reduced from Parco Nazionale della Calabria

2012 Added to Tentative List

Italy The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene 2010 2019
2018 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised Not to inscribe; amendment to Inscribe voted against 9-12 in secret ballot (no 2/3 majority). Finally overturned to a Referral after much debate, including a Deferral amendment lead by Australia.

2018 Referred

2010 Added to Tentative List

Jamaica Seville Heritage Park 1988
2009 Revision

Renomination, from "Seville" to "Seville Heritage Park"

1988 Rejected

1988 Added to Tentative List

Jamaica The Underwater City of Port Royal 2009 2019
2009 Added to Tentative List

1988 Rejected

Important for Jamaica but not WHS (earlier nomination under the name of 'Port Royal')

Japan Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, the northern part of Okinawa Island and Iriomote Island 2016 2021
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2016 Added to Tentative List

Jordan Arab Eclecticism - Foundation and evolution of an Architectural School in the city of As-Salt (1860-1925) 2015 2020
2017 Deferred

2017 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS suggested Not Inscribe. Overturned by amendment of Turkey to Deferral.

2015 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Old City of Salt (2004)

2015 Added to Tentative List

1994 Deferred

Bureau - require 1990 action plan to be adopted

Jordan Jerash Archaeological City (Ancient Meeting Place of East and West) 2004
2004 Added to Tentative List

1995 Referred

Bureau - Concerns re buffer zone and impact of Festival need to be addressed

1986 Deferred

1985 Deferred

Needs Boundaries and Management Plan

Jordan Pella (Modern Tabaqat Fahil) 2001
2001 Added to Tentative List

1985 Rejected

There are better examples of neolithic vestiges, Greco-Roman cities, Omayyad + Mameluke mons

Kenya The African Great Rift Valley - The Maasai Mara 2010
2010 Revision

Includes former TWHS Masai Mara (1997)

2010 Added to Tentative List

1997 Referred

As former TWHS Masai Mara (1997): Bureau - Does not meet natural criteria but should join with Tanzania as part of Serengeti

Latvia Grobiņa archaeological ensemble 2017
2017 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Viking Monuments and Sites / Grobina archaeological complex

2017 Added to Tentative List

2015 Deferred

As Viking Monuments and Sites / Grobina archaeological complex

2011 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Grobina Complex of Archaeological Monuments (1996)

Lebanon Centre Historique de Tripoli / Mina 1996
1996 Added to Tentative List

1984 Rejected

As former TWHS Tripoli: Due to urbanisation and factory pollution.

Lebanon Ensemble du site naturel de la region du Chouf 1996
1996 Revision

Successor to Former TWHS Deit el Qamar + Beit ed-Dine (1984)

1996 Added to Tentative List

1984 Rejected

As Deit el Qamar + Beit ed-Dine : Not of "outstanding universal value"

Lithuania Trakai Historical National Park 2003
2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Lithuania

2003 Added to Tentative List

Malawi Mulanje Mountain Biosphere Reserve 2000
2014 Deferred

As "Mount Mulanje Cultural Landscape"

2000 Added to Tentative List

Malawi Nyika National Park 2000
2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Malawi

2000 Added to Tentative List

1984 Rejected

Only of Regional importance

Maldives Coral Stone Mosques of Maldives 2013 2021
2013 Revision

Includes former TWHS Fenfushi Hukuru Miskiy and Male Hukuru Miskiy/enclosing cemetery and Minaret (1987)

2013 Added to Tentative List

1988 Deferred

Both old TWHS were deferred due to inadequate docs -Maldives to be offered help

Mali La Boucle du Baoul 1999
1999 Added to Tentative List

1982 Deferred

At Bureau Need IUCN conclusions

1981 Deferred

At Bureau - info still needed

1980 Deferred

Mali Sites historiques et paysages culturels du Manden 2018
2019 Incomplete - not examined

2018 Revision

Incorporates the former TWHS Etablissements humains de la region de Kangaba (1987-1998) as well as three current TWHS Le site de Kurukan Fuga, Le site culturel et naturel de l'Arche de Kamandjan and Le Kamablon (which appears twice on the T-list)

2018 Added to Tentative List

Malta Knights Fortifications around the Harbours of Malta 1998
1999 Deferred

Bureau - Better to add to exisiting City of Valletta

1998 Added to Tentative List

Marshall Islands Northern Marshall Islands Atolls 2005
2010 Incomplete - not examined

Ailinginae Atoll

2005 Added to Tentative List

Mauritania Paysage culturel d'Azougui 2001
2005 Deferred

Needs substantially revised nomination

2001 Added to Tentative List

Mexico Historical Town The Royal of the Eleven Thousand Virgins of Cosala in Sinaloa 2004
2009 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Incomplete - not examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Mexico Réserve de la biosphere Banco Chincorro 2004
2012 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2011 Incomplete - not examined

2007 Deferred

WHC recommends submitting a new nomination of the site as a mixed property taking into account the underwater cultural heritage of the site

2004 Added to Tentative List

Micronesia (Federated) Yapese Disk Money Regional Sites 2004
2010 Incomplete - not examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Montenegro Cetinje Historic Core 2010
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2010 Added to Tentative List

Morocco El Gour 1995
1995 Added to Tentative List

1988 Rejected

Myanmar Bagan Archaeological Area and Monuments 1996 2019
1997 Referred

Bureau - Of "unquestionable universal significance" BUT problems with buffer zone, Golf course etc

1996 Added to Tentative List

Netherlands Koloniën van Weldadigheid (agricultural pauper colony) 2015 2020
2018 Referred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised Deferral, overturned by Brazil amendment

2015 Revision

Transboundary with Belgium, after being on the Dutch T List since 2011

2015 Added to Tentative List

Netherlands Teylers 2011
2013 Requested by State Party to not be examined

After ICOMOS advice not to inscribe

2011 Added to Tentative List

Nigeria Oke Idanre (Idanre Hill) 2007
2010 Incomplete - not examined

2007 Added to Tentative List

Nigeria Old Oyo 1995
1995 Added to Tentative List

1988 Rejected

Does not meet authenticity requirements and is "Movable"

Nigeria Surame Cultural Landscape 2007
2012 Incomplete - not examined

2007 Revision

Includes former TWHS Ruins of Sarame (1988)

2007 Added to Tentative List

North Macedonia Archaeo-astronomical Site Kokino 2009
2012 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2011 Incomplete - not examined

2009 Added to Tentative List

Norway VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Vestfold Ship Burials and Hyllestad Quernstone Quarries 2011
2015 Deferred

2011 Added to Tentative List

Pakistan Archaeological Site of Harappa 2004
2008 Incomplete - not examined

The Archaeological sites of Mehrgarh, Rehman Dheri and Harappa as an extension of the Archaeological Ruins as Menjodaro

2004 Added to Tentative List

1980 Rejected

Pakistan Archaeological Site of Mehrgarh 2004
2008 Incomplete - not examined

The Archaeological sites of Mehrgarh, Rehman Dheri and Harappa as an extension of the Archaeological Ruins as Menjodaro

2004 Added to Tentative List

Pakistan Archaeological Site of Rehman Dheri 2004
2008 Incomplete - not examined

The Archaeological sites of Mehrgarh, Rehman Dheri and Harappa as an extension of the Archaeological Ruins as Menjodaro

2004 Added to Tentative List

Pakistan Hiran Minar and Tank, Sheikhupura 1993
2011 Incomplete - not examined

1993 Added to Tentative List

Pakistan Rani Kot Fort, Dadu 1993
1993 Added to Tentative List

1984 Rejected

Not of universal value

Palau Yapease Quarry Sites 2004
2010 Incomplete - not examined

As transnational site with Micronesia

2004 Added to Tentative List

Paraguay Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve 2003
2005 Rejected

Encourages transboundary nomination of the Chaco region, or extension of the Iguacu/Iguazu sites

2003 Added to Tentative List

Philippines Batanes Protected landscapes and seascapes 1993
2007 Referred

To provide additional information. Also recommends to include all islands of the archipelago.

1993 Added to Tentative List

Philippines Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape 2015
2019 Incomplete - not examined

2015 Added to Tentative List

Poland Extension to the Joint World Heritage Property "Primeval Beech forests of the Carpathians (Slovak Republic and Ukraine) and the Ancient Beech forests of Germany (Germany)" 2015
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Poland opted out of the Primeval Beech Forests nomination, but the other countries in this serial transnational nomination continued

2015 Added to Tentative List

Poland Gdansk - Town of Memory and Freedom 2005
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of Poland

2005 Added to Tentative List

1998 Rejected

Bureau - ICOMOS no (later withdrawn by Poland)

Poland The Augustow Canal (Kanal Augustowski) 2006 2020
2010 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2009 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Added to Tentative List

Portugal Bulwarked Fortifications of the "Raia" (Border) 2017
2017 Revision

Includes part of former TWHS Town of Marvao and the craggy mountain on which it is located (2000)

2017 Revision

includes Conjunto fortificado de Pamplona

2017 Added to Tentative List

2006 Requested by State Party to not be examined

As Town of Marvao and the craggy mountain on which it is located

Portugal Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada) 2017 2019
2018 Incomplete - not examined

2017 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Mafra Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Park (2004)

2017 Added to Tentative List

Republic of Korea Mt. Soraksan Nature Reserve 1994
1996 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Bureau - No reason given

1994 Added to Tentative List

1986 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Republic of Korea Seoul City Wall 2012 2022
2017 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

Republic of Korea Seowon, Confucian Academies of Korea 2011 2019
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2011 Added to Tentative List

Republic of Korea Sites of fossilized dinosaurs throughout the Southern seacoast 2002
2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Nomination of "Korean Cretaceous Dinosaur Coast" withdrawn

2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2002 Added to Tentative List

Republic of Korea Southwestern Coast Tidal Flats 2010 2020
2019 Incomplete - not examined

As Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat

2010 Added to Tentative List

Romania L'église de Densus 1991
1991 Added to Tentative List

1990 Deferred

Full evaluation required

Romania L'ensemble monumental de Tirgu Jiu 1991 2019
2015 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Romania, after "Rejection" advice by ICOMOS

1991 Added to Tentative List

Romania Le Monastère de Neamt 1991
1999 Deferred

Bureau- pending the completion of a comparative study of similar church complexes in the region.

1991 Added to Tentative List

Romania Roșia Montană Mining Cultural Landscape 2016 2020
2018 Referred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS adviced Inscription + In Danger

2016 Added to Tentative List

Romania The Historic Centre of Sibiu and its Ensemble of Squares 2004
2007 Deferred

Linking it with already inscribed Saxon Romanian sites as a serial nomination

2004 Added to Tentative List

Russia Bashkir Ural 2012
2012 Added to Tentative List

1998 Rejected

As Bashkirian Ural: no OUV, European importance only (WHC)

Russia Great Pskov 2002 2019
2018 Incomplete - not examined

As Monuments of Ancient Pskov

2017 Incomplete - not examined

As 'Monuments of Ancient Pskov'

2002 Added to Tentative List

Russia Virgin Komi Forests (re-nomination) 2014
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2014 Added to Tentative List

Russia Western Caucasus (re-nomination) 2014
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2014 Added to Tentative List

Rwanda Sites mémoriaux du génocide : Nyamata, Murambi, Bisesero et Gisozi 2012 2020
2019 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

Senegal Parc National des Iles de la Madeleine 2005
2005 Added to Tentative List

1979 Rejected

Serbia Mt. Sara National Park 2002
2008 Incomplete - not examined

2002 Added to Tentative List

Serbia The Djavolja Varos (Devil's Town) Natural Landmark 2002
2010 Incomplete - not examined

2002 Added to Tentative List

Slovakia Natural Reserves of Tatras Mountain 2002
2002 Added to Tentative List

1992 Rejected

High National Importance but doesn't justify WHS. Go for Biosphere reserve?

Slovakia Original Meadow - Pasture Sites of Slovakia 2002
2005 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn by Slovakia

2002 Added to Tentative List

Slovakia Sites of Great Moravia: Slavonic Fortified Settlement at Mikulcice - Church of St.Margaret at Kopcani 2007
2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2009 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2007 Added to Tentative List

Slovakia System of Fortifications at the Confluence of the Rivers Danube and Váh in Komárno - Komárom 2002
2008 Rejected

Lack of convincing comparative analysis & authenticity and integrity issues

2002 Added to Tentative List

Slovakia The concept of the lenticular historical town core of Kosice City 2002
2002 Revision

Includes former TWHS Kosice Cathedral

2002 Added to Tentative List

1994 Rejected

Kosice Cathedral

Spain Jaén Cathedral (extension of the Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza) 2012
2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

Spain La Rioja and Rioja Alavesa Vine and Wine Cultural Landscape 2013
2015 Deferred

2013 Revision

Includes former TWHS Santa Maria de Real de Najera (1985) and Conjunto de la villa de Laguardia (1998)

2013 Added to Tentative List

Spain Plasencia - Monfragüe - Trujillo : Paysage méditerranéen 2009
2012 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2009 Revision

Includes former TWHS Casco historico y Berrocal de Trujillo, Caceres (2000), Parque Natural Monfrague (2001)

2009 Added to Tentative List

Spain Talayotic Culture of Minorca 2013 2022
2017 Deferred

2013 Revision

Includes former TWHS El parque etnológico de Torre del Ram, Punta Nati y ses Truquerias, Ciudadela. Menorca (1998)

2013 Added to Tentative List

Spain The Mediterranean Facet of the Pyrenees (France-Spain) 2004
2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of France and Spain

2004 Revision

Includes former TWHS Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes (1989)

2004 Added to Tentative List

1989 Rejected

As former TWHS Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes (1989)

Spain The Silver Route 1998
2010 Deferred

2009 Referred

1998 Added to Tentative List

Spain Valle Salado de Añana 2012
2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Revision

Successor to former TWHS Conjunto Monumental de las Salinas de A

2012 Added to Tentative List

Sri Lanka Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara 2006
2008 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Added to Tentative List

Sudan Suakin 1994
1996 Deferred

Bureau - needs systematic inventory

1994 Added to Tentative List

Tajikistan Silk Roads Sites in Tajikistan 2013
2019 Incomplete - not examined

As Silk Roads Zarafshan Corridor

2014 Referred

2014 Advisory Body overruled

From Deferral

2013 Added to Tentative List

Tanzania Eastern Arc Mountains Forests of Tanzania 2006
2012 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2011 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Added to Tentative List

Tanzania The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route 2006
2012 Incomplete - not examined

2011 Incomplete - not examined

2010 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Revision

Includes (at least part of) former TWHS Bagamoyo Stone Town and Kaole Ruins (1997)

2006 Added to Tentative List

Thailand Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC) 2011 2020
2016 Referred

2015 Referred

2011 Added to Tentative List

Thailand Phuphrabat Historical Park 2004 2021
2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2004 Added to Tentative List

Tunisia Parc National de Bouhedma 2008
2008 Added to Tentative List

1978 Requested by State Party to not be examined

At first Bureau Session (bearing reference number 6)

Turkey Alanya 2000
2010 Incomplete - not examined

2000 Added to Tentative List

Turkey Karain Cave 1994
2001 Rejected

1994 Added to Tentative List

Turkey Mardin Cultural Landscape 2000
2013 Referred

2013 Advisory Body overruled

Deferral was proposed

2012 Incomplete - not examined

2003 Requested by State Party to not be examined

ICOMOS recommended "rejection" and Turkey withdrew it before the WHC

2000 Added to Tentative List

Turkey Sümela Monastery (The Monastery of Virgin Mary) 2000
2000 Added to Tentative List

1989 Deferred

Bureau - comparative study required of similar sites

Turkmenistan Badhyz State Nature Reserve 2009
2016 Incomplete - not examined

2009 Added to Tentative List

Turkmenistan Dinosaurs and Caves of Koytendag 2009 2021
2016 Advisory Body overruled

IUCN advised Rejection

2016 Deferred

2009 Added to Tentative List

Turkmenistan Silk Roads Sites in Turkmenistan 2010
2014 Referred

2014 Advisory Body overruled

From Deferral

2010 Added to Tentative List

UAE Khor Dubai 2012 2020
2018 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2017 Referred

2017 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised Not to inscribe

2014 Deferred

2014 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS suggested rejection, because this site is largely based on reconstructions

2012 Added to Tentative List

UAE Sharjah: the Gate to Trucial States 2014 2019
2018 Incomplete - not examined

2014 Added to Tentative List

UK Darwin's Landscape Laboratory 1999
2012 Revision

New T-List nomination, replaces "Darwins Home and Workplace: Down House and Environs"

2010 Deferred

"Requests the World Heritage Centre to organize a meeting for deliberating on sites presenting Outstanding Universal Value, essentially on an associative basis."

2007 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn at request of the UK

1999 Added to Tentative List

UK Island of St Helena 1987
2012 Revision

New Tentative List Nomination, replacing "St Helena - Diana's Peak etc"

1987 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Commend UK for attempts to preserve genetic heritage

1987 Added to Tentative List

UK The Twin Monastery of Wearmouth Jarrow 2012
2012 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

USA Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings 2008 2019
2016 Referred

2008 Revision

Former TWHS "Taliesin West" and "Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio" (both from 1990 T List) merged into this site

2008 Added to Tentative List

1991 Referred

As Taliesin and Taliesin West: Bureau -deferred the examination of this nomination pending the results of a topic-by-topic study of contemporary architecture.

USA Mount Vernon 2008
2010 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Uganda Nyero Rockpaintings 1997
2015 Referred

1997 Added to Tentative List

Ukraine Kyiv: Saint Sophia Cathedral with Related Monastic Buildings, St. Cyril's and St. Andrew's Churches, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra 2009
2012 Deferred

2010 Deferred

2009 Added to Tentative List

Ukraine The historical surroundings of Crimean Khans' capital in Bakhchysarai 2012
2015 Incomplete - not examined

As "Historic environment of the Crimean Khans

2014 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Added to Tentative List

Uzbekistan Ancient Termiz 2008
2014 Incomplete - not examined

Ancient Termez

2013 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Revision

Includes former TWHS Khakim Al-Termizi (1996)

2008 Added to Tentative List

Uzbekistan Mir-Sayid Bakhrom Mausoleum 2008
2012 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Uzbekistan Rabati Malik Caravanserai 2008
2012 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Uzbekistan Sarmishsay 2008
2013 Incomplete - not examined

2012 Incomplete - not examined

2008 Added to Tentative List

Uzbekistan Silk Roads Sites in Uzbekistan 2010
2019 Incomplete - not examined

As Silk Roads Zarafshan Corridor

2014 Advisory Body overruled

From Deferral

2014 Referred

2010 Revision

Includes former TWHS Vabkent's Minaret (1996)

2010 Added to Tentative List

Vietnam Cat Tien National Park 2006
2013 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2010 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Added to Tentative List

Vietnam Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago 2017 2020
2017 Revision

Renomination of Cat Ba Archipelago (2011)

2017 Added to Tentative List

2014 Requested by State Party to not be examined

As Cat Ba Archipelago

Zambia The Barotse Cultural Landscape 2009
2014 Advisory Body overruled

ICOMOS advised Deferral

2014 Referred

2013 Incomplete - not examined

2009 Added to Tentative List

Zimbabwe Ziwa National Monument 1997
1999 Deferred

Bureau- pending the completion of a comparative study of similar church complexes in the region.

1997 Added to Tentative List