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
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Montage.png
Location Flag of Russia.svg Russian Federation
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