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Wachau Cultural Landscape

The Wachau is a stretch of the Danube Valley between Melk and Krems, a landscape of high visual quality. It preserves in an intact and visible form many traces – in terms of architecture, (monasteries, castles, ruins), urban design, (towns and villages), and agricultural use, principally for the cultivation of vines – of its evolution since prehistoric times.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

iiTo exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design. All
ivTo be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history. All



World Heritage Sites Brutalisms Atlas Obscuras Audio Guides News
Römermuseum 202071.5kmsite_ao
Vienna – from medieval to modern with Tim Richards en 201371.6kmsite_izi
Vienna – walking at the heart of the Austrian Empire with Tim Richards en 201371.1kmsite_izi
Tour trough Vienna en 71.5kmsite_izi
Tour of Sounds de en 72.6kmsite_izi
Vienna in 1 day en ru uk 70.8kmsite_izi
Curious Museums Guide de en 69.9kmsite_izi
Viennese Modernism Guide de en 71.3kmsite_izi
Ringstrasse Walk de en 72.2kmsite_izi
Modern Architecture Guide de en 70.6kmsite_izi
Beethoven Walk de en 71.4kmsite_izi
Flohmarkt Lager 201969.2kmsite_ao
Hofjagd und Rüstkammer 201971kmsite_ao
Otto Wagner Villa I (Ernst Fuchs Museum) 201963.2kmsite_ao
Hofpavillon Hietzing 201967.4kmsite_ao
Gugumuck Wiener Schneckenmanufaktur 201974.4kmsite_ao
Justizcafe 201970.5kmsite_ao
Europe’s First Modernist Church 201964.8kmsite_ao
Austrian State Archives 201974.9kmsite_ao
Vienna’s Diversity-Themed Traffic Lights 201970.9kmsite_ao
Palmenhaus 201871.3kmsite_ao
Supersense 201772.5kmsite_ao
Karl Marx-Hof 201870kmsite_ao
Vienna Sewer System 201771.4kmsite_ao
Museum of Driftwood 201771.5kmsite_ao
Medieval Mural of a Wolf and Cow Playing Backgammon 201771.8kmsite_ao
Mauthausen Concentration Camp Memorial 201770.1kmsite_ao
Stockerau Train Station 197657.5kmsite_brutalism
Maria Annunciation (Maria Verkündigung) Glanzing 196967kmsite_brutalism
Council Memory Church 196766.2kmsite_brutalism
Parish of the Good Shepherd (Pfarrkirche Zum Guten Hirten) 196365.5kmsite_brutalism
St. Johann Kapistran 70.8kmsite_brutalism
German Embassy Vienna 195972.6kmsite_brutalism
Glaubenskirche 196275.7kmsite_brutalism
Volksschule Dopschstraße 75.4kmsite_brutalism
Oblates of St. Paul’s Monastery 197064.6kmsite_brutalism
Oberbaumgartner Parish Church 196364.6kmsite_brutalism
Church of the Holy Trinity (Wotrubakirche / Kirche zur Heiligen Dreifaltigkeit) 197465.3kmsite_brutalism
WIFI (Institute for Economic Development) with Dormitory Tower 196524kmsite_brutalism
Historic Centre of Vienna 200172.1kmsite_whs
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn 199668kmsite_whs

About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

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