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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archaeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula, Italy

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Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archaeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula is a World Heritage Site in the province of Salerno in Campania region, Italy.


Ruins of the Basilica of Paestum
Ruins of the Basilica of Paestum
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authorshipMichael Johanning
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Cilento is a site in Italy with outstanding cultural landscape comprising ancient sanctuaries and settlements. These are located along its mountain ridges. The ruins here provide a glimpse into the area's historical evolution. Also located here are Paestum and Velia, major cities during classical times, that are now well-preserved ruins.

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archaeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the X session of the World Heritage Committee in

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 40 16 60 E 15 16 0
Inscription Year: 1998
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III, IV
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