White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
The Dormition Cathedral.
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iv
Reference 633-644
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1992 (16th Session)

The White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal in Russian Federation have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The patrimony embraces eight medieval limestone monuments of Zalesye from the late 12th and early 13th centuries. They include Russian Orthodox churches and monastery, as well as a castle and gate:

This World Heritage Site does not include, for reasons unknown, several closely related white monuments of Zalesye:


Coordinates: 56°09′N 40°25′E / 56.150°N 40.417°E / 56.150; 40.417