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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Ukraine
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Ukraine
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Ukraine ratified the World Heritage Convention on 12 October, 1988. As of July 2010, it has four World Heritage Sites, of which three are in the cultural category and one in the natural category. Ukraine also has another 15 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

  1. Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
  2. L'viv - the Ensemble of the Historic Centre
  3. Struve Geodetic Arc
  4. Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians

Sites in Ukraine on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Historic Centre of Tchernigov, 9th -13th centuries (1989)
  2. Cultural Landscape of Canyon in Kamenets-Podilsk (1989)
  3. Ruins of Ancient City of Khersoness, 4th B.C. - 12th century (1989)
  4. Tarass Shevtchenko Tomb and State Historical and Natural Museum - Reserve (1989)
  5. National Steppe Biosphere Reserve "Askaniya Nowa" (1989)
  6. Dendrological Park "Sofijivka" (2000)
  7. Bagçesaray Palace of the Crimean Khans (2003)
  8. Archaeological Site "Stone Tomb" (2006)
  9. Mykolayiv Astronomical Observatory (2007)
  10. Complex of the Sudak Fortress Monuments of the 6th - 16th c. (2007)
  11. The Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans (2007)
  12. Astronomical Observatories of Ukraine (2008)
  13. Historic Center of the Port City of Odessa (2009)
  14. Kyiv: Saint Sophia Cathedral with Related Monastic Buildings, St. Cyril's and St. Andrew's Churches, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra (extension of Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra) (2009)
  15. Wooden Tserkvas (Churches) of Carpathian Region in Ukraine and Poland (2010)



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