Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve

UNESCO RegionEurope and North America
LocationTown and District of Bardejov, Prešov Region
CoordinatesN49 17 35.988 E21 16 45.012
Inscription Date2000
Property (ha)24
Buffer Zone (ha)13
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared
CriteriaTo be an outstanding example of a type of building; architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history
Unesco Reference Number973
DescriptionBardejov is a small but exceptionally complete and well-preserved example of a fortified medieval town, which typifies the urbanisation in this region. Among other remarkable features, it also contains a small Jewish quarter around a fine 18th-century synagogue.
StatusWorld Heritage Site