Arbanassi Churches Listed in UNESCO
Standart Daily, 20.10.2010
The ancient churches in the village of Arbanassi the Holy Nativity, the Archangels Mikhail and Gavrail and Sts Peter and Paul in Veliko Tarnovo may be included in UNESCO's list of cultural and historical heritage sites, reported yesterday archaeologist Prof Nikolay Ovcharov. The initiative has been launched by Veliko Tarnovo Mayor and has been supported by UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova. To enter the list, the three churches have to meet definite requirements, which they are up to, according to archaeologists. The initiative was discussed in Japan a couple of days ago within the world conference of the League of Historic Cities.