Reduced from broader TWHS

WHS that were originally nominated to cover a broader area or more locations, but were reduced to the current area during the process before AB evaluation.

For reductions during/after AB evaluation, see this connection: Part of Cultural nomination rejected.

Connected Sites

  • Acropolis TWHS originally included hellenistic, Roman and Neoclassical monuments of Athens.
  • Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Originally included also Town, Convent, Aqueduct and Water Tank of Tepeapulco and Archaeological Site of Xihuingo
  • Arab-Norman Palermo Used to include botanic garden (Historic centre of Palermo, botanic garden and Monreale complex (1996)).
  • Assisi TWHS originally included the work of Fra Angelico in Cortona.
  • Choirokoitia TWHS originally included Tenta and Agios Dimitrios at Kalavassos.
  • Costiera Amalfitana From Bay of Naples with Capri, Ischia and Procida
  • Dolomites TWHS originally included further sections of the Alps including the Western Alps.
  • Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs TWHS originally included later monuments, mainly art nouveau.
  • Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain The TWHS also consisted of 2 other sacred locations, Sacred Binder Mountain & Baldan Bereeven Monastery, which were deleted from the nomination before ICOMOS ev
  • Heritage of Mercury TWHS originally included the Camino Real and San Luis Potosi, which were separately inscribed.
  • Holy Trinity Column TWHS originally included the entire town centre
  • Malpelo TWHS originally included Gorgona island.
  • Mount Carmel Caves TWHS originally included Shaar HaGolan and Ovadia.
  • Mount Hamiguitan TWHS originally included Mount Apo.
  • Nan Madol Lelu was originally included
  • Qhapaq Ñan Nomination was for 291 locations, 'only' 273 were inscribed
  • Ravenna From 'Ravenna and Pomposa'
  • Rjukan / Notodden Used to include Odda/Tyssedal Link
  • São Francisco Square TWHS was originally a serial nomination of the Franciscan convents of North-East Brasil. After a deferral in 2008 the TWHS was reduced to Sao Cristovao alone.
  • Silk Roads Only a part of the Kyrgyz section of the transnational nomination was inscribed. The inscribed as well as uninscribed sections still appear as TWHS, probably as an extension.
  • Thessalonika TWHS originally included archaeic and classical monuments of Thessaloniki.
  • Tusi Sites Used to include a 4th location: Rongmei Tusi Site: N 29°56'16.4" , E 110°04'27.5" Link
  • Villa d'Este TWHS originally included Villa Gregoriana as well.
  • Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont Wine Grape landscapes: Langhe, Roero, Monferrato and Valtellina
  • Volubilis TWHS originally included Moulay Idriss Zerhoun which is now a separate TWHS.
  • Wooden Churches of Southern Malopolska TWHS comprised 9 wooden churches, the ones at Szalowa, Orawka and Lachowice were left out


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  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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