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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia
August 20, 2012 20:24

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ince 1990, UNESCO has been adding Russian landmarks and natural reserves to its list of World Heritage Sites. The list is compiled by country and includes both cultural and natural reserves as the areas under special protection of the international bodies. Russia-InfoCentre contains a wealth of information about various sites, and we wanted to pinpoint you to articles and features that shed light on the beauties of the regions and monuments. Admittedly, we still have not told about some of the sites, but we'll make a point of rectifying this soon ;-)



Russian cultural monuments on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list:  

Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (1993)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1411/
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/1724/1725/


Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye (1994)
http://www.russia-ic.com/culture_art/museums/147/


Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent (2003)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/4988/4990/


Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands (1992)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1416/
http://www.russia-ic.com/reg_cit/in_depth/895/


Curonian Spit (2000)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/280/


Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery (2000)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1241/


Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent (2004)
http://www.russia-ic.com/travel/places/912/


Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (2000)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/2925/2926/museums/150/


Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (1990)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/5115/5117/


Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings (1992)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/1744/1745


Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl (2005)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/2867/2868


Kizhi Pogost (1990)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/1538/5135/


Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (1990)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/5108/1281


Struve Geodetic Arc (2005)
http://russia-ic.com/people/education_science/s/295/


White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal (1992)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/3017/3019/
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/3017/3018



Russian natural reserves on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list:

Central Sikhote-Alin (2001)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/4303/history/


Golden Mountains of Altai (1998)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/hints/896/


Lake Baikal (1996)
http://www.russia-ic.com/rc/sights/?id=1648


Lena Pillars Nature Park (2012)
http://russia-ic.com/news/show/12751


Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve (2004)


Putorana Plateau (2010)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/4675/


Uvs Nuur Basin (2003)


Virgin Komi Forests (1995)


Volcanoes of Kamchatka (1996)
http://www.russia-ic.com/travel/resorts/969/


Western Caucasus (1999)



Entries on the tentative list:

Historical and Cultural Jeyrakh-Assa Reservation (1996) 

The architectural and historical complex "Shelter of count N.P. Sheremetev" (1996)

The Valamo archipelago (1996)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1407/


The National Park of Vodlozerof (1996)
http://www.russia-ic.com/news/show/318/


The Bolgar historical-architectural complex (1998)


The ensemble of former city building of Sviyazhsk (1998)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1054/


Historic centre of Irkutsk (1998)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/1646/1659


Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (1998)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/5108/1281/museums/252/


Rostov Kremlin (1998)
http://russia-ic.com/rc/sights/?id=2871


Railway Bridge Over Yenissey River (2000)


Historic Center of Yenisseysk (2000)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/4675/4677


Church of Prince Dimitri "On Blood" (2001)
http://russia-ic.com/rc/sights/?id=2873


Great Pskov (2002)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/1764/1766


Petroglyphs of Sikachi-Alyan (2003)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/2226/


Daurian Steppes (Daursky State Biosphere Reserve) (2005)


The Commander Islands (Comandorsky State Nature Reserve) (2005)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/969/


Magadansky State Nature Reserve (2005)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/5133/


Krasnoyarsk Stolby (2007)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/places/1003/


The Great Vasyugan Mire (2007)


Ensemble of the Astrakhan Kremlin (2008)
http://www.russia-ic.com/regions/1673/1674/history/


The Ilmensky mountains (2008)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/5142/5234/


The archeological site of Tanais (2009)
http://russia-ic.com/rc/sights/?id=3490


Russian Kremlins (2010)


Bikin River Valley (Extension of the "Central Sikhote-Alin") (2010)


Architectural and Park Ensemble "Tsar's Country Estate Izmaylovo" (2011)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/cityhunter/1470/


Bashkir Ural (2012)
http://russia-ic.com/regions/2895 


Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Russian tourism UNESCO World Heritage Sites Russian Kremlins Russian natural reserves  

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