Ciudad Perdida

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Buritaca 200 - Ciudad Perdida - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is part of the Tentative list of Colombia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

“Ciudad Perdida” comprises the ruins of a settlement of the pre-Hispanic Tayrona civilization. It was inhabited between the 9th and 16th centuries. It covers 14 hectares and includes a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a network of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The basements of houses and temples have also been uncovered, as well as ceramic and golden objects.

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Full Name
Buritaca 200 - Ciudad Perdida - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
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Colombia
Added
1993
Type
Cultural
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2012 Revision

Part of new Tentative List, changed from Buritaca 200 - Ciudad Perdida - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (29/10/1993)

1993 Added to Tentative List

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