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Russia ratified the World Heritage Convention on 12 October, 1988. As of June 2010, it has 23 World Heritage Sites, of which 15 are in the cultural category and 8 in the natural category. Russia also has another 26 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia

  1. Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
  2. Kizhi Pogost
  3. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
  4. Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
  5. Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
  6. White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
  7. Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
  8. Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
  9. Virgin Komi Forests
  10. Lake Baikal
  11. Volcanoes of Kamchatka
  12. Golden Mountains of Altai
  13. Western Caucasus
  14. Curonian Spit
  15. Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery
  16. Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
  17. Central Sikhote-Alin
  18. Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
  19. Uvs Nuur Basin
  20. Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
  21. Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
  22. Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
  23. Struve Geodetic Arc
  24. Putorana Plateau (2010)

Sites in Russia on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Historical and Cultural Jeyrakh-Assa Reservation (1996)
  2. The architectural and historical complex "Shelter of count N.P. Cheremetev" (1996)
  3. The Valamo archipelago (1996)
  4. The National Park of Vodlozerof (1996)
  5. The Bolgar historical-architectural complex (1998)
  6. The ensemble of former city building of Sviyazhsk (1998)
  7. Centre historique d'Irkoutsk (1998)
  8. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (1998)
  9. Rostov Kremlin (1998)
  10. Railway Bridge Over Yenissey River (2000)
  11. Historic Center of the Yenisseisk (2000)
  12. Church of Prince Dimitri "On Blood" (2001)
  13. Great Pskov (2002)
  14. Petroglyphs of Sikachi-Alyan (2003)
  15. The Teberdinskiy Reserve (extension of the “The Western Caucasus”) (2004)
  16. Daurian Steppes (Daursky State Biosphere Reserve) (2005)
  17. The Commander Islands (Comandorsky State Nature Reserve) (2005)
  18. Magadansky State Nature Reserve (2005)
  19. Nature Park "Lena Pillars" (2006)
  20. Krasnoyarsk Stolby (2007)
  21. The Great Vasyugan Mire (2007)
  22. Ensemble of the Astrakhan Kremlin (2008)
  23. The Ilmensky mountains (2008)
  24. The archeological site of Tanais (2009)
  25. Russian Kremlins (2010)



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