Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue

UNESCO RegionEurope and North America
CoordinatesN47 28 56.712 E19 4 14.412
Inscription Date1987
Property (ha)473
Buffer Zone (ha)494
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo exhibit an important interchange of human values - over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world - on developments in architecture or technology; monumental arts; town-planning or landscape design
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
All ThreatsHousing
All ThreatsEffects arising from use of transportation infrastructure
All ThreatsDeliberate destruction of heritage
All ThreatsIdentity/ social cohesion/ changes in local population and community
All ThreatsManagement systems/ management plan
All ThreatsLegal framework
Unesco Reference Number400
State of Conservation Report
DescriptionThis site has the remains of monuments such as the Roman city of Aquincum and the Gothic castle of Buda, which have had a considerable influence on the architecture of various periods. It is one of the world's outstanding urban landscapes and illustrates the great periods in the history of the Hungarian capital.
StatusWorld Heritage Site