City of Herat

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City of Herat is part of the Tentative list of Afghanistan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The City of Herat has a long history since 500 BC due to its strategic position. It is home to a number of historic monuments, including the 4th century BC Herat Citadel and the Timurid Musalla Islamic religious Complex. Also the residential quarters with a network of alleys have been preserved.

Map of City of Herat

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
City of Herat
Country
Afghanistan
Added
2004
Type
Cultural
Categories
Urban landscape - Asian
Link
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2021 Preparatory Assistance

Preparatory Project for Nomination of Herat City in World Heritage List

2004 Added to Tentative List

1983 Deferred

Deferred until receipt of necessary info

Unesco Website: City of Herat

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City of Herat (T)
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