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Korčula, Zadar and Šibenik Set for UNESCO World Heritage Protection

 

Korcula_CityŠibenik’s medieval fortifications, Zadar’s defence system, and the fortified old town of Korčula on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast could soon be protected by UNESCO after they were included on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tentative List…

The Šibenik City Administration announced on Thursday that the Italian Ministry of Defence had initiated the proposal for the 3 Croatian defence systems inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, together with a number of defence systems that were in the territory of the former Republic of Venice in the period from the 15th- 17th century. The proposal is a joint one between Ministries of  Italy, Croatia and Montenegro.

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