The cathedral’s frescoes are among the rarest examples of Eastern Orthodox mural paintings.
Germany Criteria: (iii) Modern humans first arrived in Europe 43,000 years ago during the last ice age.
Russian Federation Criteria: (ii)(iv) The Assumption Cathedral is located in the town-island of Sviyazhsk and is part of the monastery of the same name.
Situated at the confluence of the Volga, the Sviyaga and the Shchuka rivers, at the crossroads of the Silk and Volga routes, Sviyazhsk was founded by Ivan the Terrible in 1551.
The urban fabric is made up of densely-packed traditional houses () with characteristic features such as bird feeders, public wells and religious institutions.
The earthen architecture of Yazd has escaped the modernization that destroyed many traditional earthen towns, retaining its traditional districts, the qanat system, traditional houses, bazars, hammams, mosques, synagogues, Zoroastrian temples and the historic garden of Dolat-abad.
Denmark Criteria: (v) Kujataa is a subarctic farming landscape located in the southern region of Greenland.
The wealth of Aphrodisias came from the marble quarries and the art produced by its sculptors.
The city streets are arranged around several large civic structures, which include temples, a theatre, an agora and two bath complexes.