UNESCO World Heritage for Croatia
UNESCO World Heritage Sites represent some of the best natural, cultural and historic attractions in world travel. Below are details of the 8 cultural, natural and mixed sites inscribed for Croatia to date (a red World Heritage symbol denotes a site currently regarded as endangered). For more details of these properties, click on the links to the UNESCO website and the photographic galleries of these sites from OurPlace (where available). Also, check out UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage for Croatia below.
|1979 - Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian||Cultural site|
|1979 - Plitvice Lakes National Park||Natural site|
|1979 - Old City of Dubrovnik||Cultural site|
|1997 - Historic City of Trogir||Cultural site|
|1997 - Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Porec||Cultural site|
|2000 - The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik||Cultural site|
|2008 - Stari Grad Plain||Cultural site|
|2016 - Stecci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards||Cultural site|
Old City of Dubrovnik
Intangible Cultural Heritage
Recently UNESCO has begun to document the world's Intangible Cultural Heritage which includes "traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts". The current listings for Croatia are shown below - click on the links for more details.
Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
|2010 - Ojkanje singing|