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World Heritage

The World Heritage List includes 936 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. These include 725 cultural , 183 natural and 28 mixed properties in 153 States Parties. As of March 2012, 189 States Parties have ratified the World Heritage Convention.

The Bulgarian sites in the World Heritage Lists are:

Cultural Heritage:

  • Madara Horseman
  • Tracian Tomb of Kazanlak
  • Boyana Church
  • Ivanovo Rock Chapels
  • Ancient City of Nessebar
  • Rila monastery
  • Tracia Tomb of Sveshtari

Natural Heritage:

  • Pirin National Park
  • Srebarna Nature Reserve

Intangible heritage:


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