List of Orthodox UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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'''List of "religious" UNESCO World Heritage Sites''' synonomous with the history and culture of the church:
 
'''List of "religious" UNESCO World Heritage Sites''' synonomous with the history and culture of the church:
  
== Uncategorised ==
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== Turkey ==
*'''[[Hagia Sophia (Constantinople)]]''', Turkey
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*[[Hagia Sophia (Constantinople)]]
*'''[[Decani Monastery]]'''
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*'''[[St. Sophia Cathedral (Kiev)]]'''
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== Armenia ==
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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
  
 
== Egypt ==
 
== Egypt ==
*'''[[Menas]]'''
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*'''[[St. Catherine's Monastery (Sinai)|Saint Catherine Area]]'''
*'''[[St. Mina Monastery, Mariut, Egypt)]]
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*'''[[St. Mina Monastery (Mariut, Egypt)]]''' (''See also: [[Menas]] and [http://stmina-monastery.org/abu_mena.htm Abu Mena]'')
  
 
== Greece ==
 
== Greece ==
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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)
  
 
== Other Parts of the World ==
 
== Other Parts of the World ==
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*'''[[Decani Monastery]]'''
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*'''[[St Sophia Cathedral (Kiev)]]'''
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[[Category:UNESCO]]
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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 13:23, 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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