List of Orthodox UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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::''See Wikipedia Main Article: [[w:UNESCO|UNESCO]] and [[w:World Heritage Site|World Heritage Sites]] for more detailed information on the structure of this organisation.
 
::''See Wikipedia Main Article: [[w:UNESCO|UNESCO]] and [[w:World Heritage Site|World Heritage Sites]] for more detailed information on the structure of this organisation.
  
Some of these sites are also synonomous with the history and culture of the church:
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'''List of "religious" UNESCO World Heritage Sites''' synonomous with the history and culture of the church:
  
*[[Mount Athos]]
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== Turkey ==
*[[Meteora]]
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*[[Hagia Sophia (Constantinople)]]
*[[Patriarchal Exarchate of Patmos]], ''refer also to:'' [[Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Patmos, Greece)]] {{·}} [[Cave of the Apocalypse]]
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*[[Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios]] ''or Refer to the individual articles:'' [[Monastery of Nea Moni (Chios)]] {{·}} [[Monastery of Hosios Loukas]] {{·}} [[Monastery of Daphni]]
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== Armenia ==
*[[Mystras]]
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*Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
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*Churches of Echmiatsin
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*Monastery of Geghard
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== Croatia ==
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== Cyprus ==
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*Paphos
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*Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
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*Choirokoitia
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== Egypt ==
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*'''[[St. Catherine's Monastery (Sinai)|Saint Catherine Area]]'''
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*'''[[St. Mina Monastery (Mariut, Egypt)]]''' (''See also: [[Menas]] and [http://stmina-monastery.org/abu_mena.htm Abu Mena]'')
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== Greece ==
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*'''[[Mount Athos]]'''
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*'''[[Meteora]]'''
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*'''[[Patriarchal Exarchate of Patmos]]''', ''refer also to:'' [[Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Patmos, Greece)]], [[Cave of the Apocalypse]]
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*'''[[Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios]]''' ''or Refer to the individual articles:'' [[Monastery of Nea Moni (Chios)]], [[Monastery of Hosios Loukas]] and [[Monastery of Daphni]]
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*'''[[Mystras]]'''
  
 
'''Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki:'''  
 
'''Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki:'''  
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*Church of St. Nicholas, Orfanou
 
*Church of St. Nicholas, Orfanou
 
*Church of the Holy Apostles, Thessaloniki
 
*Church of the Holy Apostles, Thessaloniki
*Church of Acheiropoiitos]],  
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*Church of Acheiropoiitos,  
 
*Monastery of Latomou, Thessaloniki
 
*Monastery of Latomou, Thessaloniki
 
*Church of St. Panteleimon, Thessaloniki)
 
*Church of St. Panteleimon, Thessaloniki)
  
[[Category:UNESCO]]
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== Other Parts of the World ==
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*'''[[Decani Monastery]]'''
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*'''[[St Sophia Cathedral (Kiev)]]'''
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== Source ==
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*[http://whc.unesco.org/en/list United Nations, World Heritage List - Copyright to UNESCO]
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[[Category:Orthodox UNESCO World Heritage Sites|*]]

Latest revision as of 12:23, August 26, 2010

A United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site is a specific site that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

See Wikipedia Main Article: UNESCO and World Heritage Sites for more detailed information on the structure of this organisation.

List of "religious" UNESCO World Heritage Sites synonomous with the history and culture of the church:

Contents

Turkey

Armenia

  • Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
  • Churches of Echmiatsin
  • Monastery of Geghard

Croatia

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Cyprus

  • Paphos
  • Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
  • Choirokoitia

Egypt

Greece

Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki:

  • Church of St. Demetrios, Thessaloniki
  • Arch and Tomb of Galerius
  • Church of "Hagia Sophia", Thessaloniki
  • Church of Panagia "Halkeion"
  • Church of St. Nicholas, Orfanou
  • Church of the Holy Apostles, Thessaloniki
  • Church of Acheiropoiitos,
  • Monastery of Latomou, Thessaloniki
  • Church of St. Panteleimon, Thessaloniki)

Other Parts of the World


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