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Temporary List of World Heritage

As part of the UNESCO Convention "On Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage" States - Parties to the Convention are obliged to submit to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre a list (provisional list) of values ​​that are acceptable for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Prepared documentation of candidates related to the mentioned list of values published by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre to be represented to the World Heritage Committee. When preparing provisional lists compliance of those values ​​with the criteria established by the World Heritage is taken into account, as well as their architectural, historical, aesthetic, cultural, economic, social, symbolic and philosophy features.

For the first time, our provisional list passed to UNESCO in 1994, was updated in 2000, 2009 and 2011, and this list contains 2 adjacent (cultural and natural) and 24 cultural, totally 26 values.

Our goal is to show the world those global cultural and natural values, as well as using international sources to pass them to future generations in the best possible form.

Our provisional list of the UNESCO World Heritage contains below values, detailed information can be obtained from the official web-site of the UNESCO World Heritage Center http://whc.unesko.org/en/tentativelists  

  • Ancient Location Ahlat and Gravestones (Bitlis)
  • Alahan Monastery(Mersin)
  • Alanya (Antalya)
  • Antique city Afrodisias (Aydin)
  • Early Ottoman urban and rural places of interest in Bursa and Cumalikizik (Bursa)
  • Çatalhöyük Neolithic Ancient Settlement(Konya)
  • Diyarbakir fortress and fortress walls (Diyarbakir)
  • Efes (Izmir)
  • Places of interest in Harran and Şanlıurfa (Şanlıurfa)
  • İshakpaşa Palace (Ağrı)
  • Karain cave (Antalya)
  • Capital of Seljuk Konya (Konya)
  • Antique cities of Likya civilization (Antalya ve Muğla)
  • Mardin field of cultural landscape (Mardin)
  • Antique city of Perge (Antalya)
  • Antique city of Sagalassos (Burdur)
  • Seljuk Caravanserai Denizli-Doğubayazıt Güzergâhı
  • Church of Sts. Nicholas (Antalya)
  • Church of St. Paul, well of St. Paul and circles (Mersin)
  • Sümela monastery (Trabzon)
  • Beyşehir, Eşrefoğlu Mosque (Konya)
  • Hatay, Church of St. Pierre (Hatay)
  • Bergama (Izmir)
  • Archaeological sites Göbeklitepe (Şanlıurfa)

as a cultural heritage,

  • Gulluk Mountain - National Park Termessos (Antalya)
  • Kekova (Antalya) 

Included in the lists as adjacent values.

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