Tarnowskie Góry - 15 Polish site on prestigious UNESCO's World Heritage list!
On 9th of July, during the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in Krakow, Tarnowskie Gory has been inscribed on the world's most important monuments list!
The World Heritage Committee was composed of representatives from 21 countries: Angola, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Croatia, Cuba, Philippines, Finland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Peru, Portugal, Tanzania, Tunisia, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. And Poland (last year in the committee)
Members have decided that "Lead, silver and zinc mines & underground water management system in the Tarnowskie Gory" will be on the prestigious UNESCO List. From all the nominations all over the globe, this was the only industrial facility.