Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape

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Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape is part of the Tentative list of Hungary in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape comprises a hilly landscape of volcanic origin that has been exploited since the Middle Ages. The lands are used for viticulture. A variety of volcanic features can be seen, such as a basalt organ (Saint George Hill) and the stone seas of the Káli Basin. The proposed area lies on the north coast of Lake Balaton.

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Full Name
Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape
Country
Hungary
Added
2017
Type
Mixed
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By ID
2017 Revision

Includes former TWHS The Tihany Peninsula (1993)

2017 Added to Tentative List

The site has 4 locations

Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape: Tihany Peninsula (T)
Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape: Festetics Castle of Keszthely (T)
Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape: Historic quarter of Balatonfüred (T)
Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape: Lake Hévíz (T)
WHS 1997-2021