List of World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

Officially, there are seven World Heritage Sites in Ukraine.

Location of World Heritage Sites in Ukraine. Blue dots indicate the Wooden tserkvas sites and green dots the Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests sites.

World Heritage Sites

UNESCO lists sites under ten criteria; each entry must meet at least one of the criteria. Criteria i through vi are cultural, whereas vii through x are natural.[1]

  * Transnational site
Site Image Location Year listed UNESCO data Description
Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Kyiv 1990 527bis; i, ii, iii, iv (cultural) [2]
L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre L'viv 1998 865bis; ii, v (cultural) [2]
Struve Geodetic Arc* 2005 865bis; ii, iv, vi (cultural) [3]
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe* 2007 1133; ix (natural) [4]
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Chernivtsi 2011 1330; ii, iii, iv (cultural) [5]
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora Chersonesos 2013 1411; ii, v (cultural) [6]
Wooden tserkvas of the Carpathian region in Poland and Ukraine* Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Lviv Oblast, Zakarpattia Oblast 2013 1424; iii, iv (cultural) [7]

Tentative list

Ukraine has fifteen submissions on the tentative list. One of the submissions is an extension of the existing site of Kiev's historical monuments. Mykolayiv Astronomical Observatory has been submitted in 2007, but in 2008 it has been resubmitted as a part of Astronomical Observatories of Ukraine

No. Image Name Location Time of creation Time submitted Reference UNESCO Category UNESCO Criteria
Historic Centre of Tchernihiv, 9th-13th centuriesChernihiv Region9071989668Culturali, ii, iv
Taras Shevchenko Tomb and State Historical and Natural Museum - ReserveCherkasy Region18611989672Mixed?
National Steppe Biosphere Reserve "Askaniya Nowa"Kherson Region18741989673Naturalx
Cultural Landscape of Canyon in Kamenets-PodilskKamianets-Podilskyi14th century1989670Culturali, ii, iv
Dendrological Park "Sofijivka"Cherkasy Region17962000674Mixed?
Bakhchisaray Palace of the Crimean KhansCrimea16th century20031820Culturali, iii, v, vi
Archaeological Site "Stone Tomb"Zaporizhia Region7th century BC20065075Culturaliii, vi
Complex of the Sudak Fortress Monuments of the 6th-16th centuriesCrimea6th century20075117Culturalii, iv, v
Astronomical Observatories of UkraineKiev, Mykolaiv, Odessa, Crimea18th century20085267Culturalii, iv, vi
Historic Center of the Port City of OdessaOdessa Region179420095412Culturali, ii, iii, iv, v
St. Cyril's and St. Andrew's Church - (extension of Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra)Kiev12th century – 175420095423Culturali, ii, iii, iv
Genoese Trade Ports at the Black SeaCrimea20105575Culturalii, iv

See also


  1. "UNESCO World Heritage Centre – The Criteria for Selection". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Archived from the original on 2016-06-12. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  2. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  3. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Struve Geodetic Arc". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  4. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  5. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  6. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  7. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.