It bears living testimony to the use of limited resources for survival in the desert.
This place became a site of pilgrimage for the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
One of the areas where they took up residence was the Swabian Jura in southern Germany.
Excavated from the 1860s, six caves have revealed items dating from 43,000 to 33,000 years ago.
Russian Federation Criteria: (ii)(iv) The Assumption Cathedral is located in the town-island of Sviyazhsk and is part of the monastery of the same name.
Situated at the confluence of the Volga, the Sviyaga and the Shchuka rivers, at the crossroads of the Silk and Volga routes, Sviyazhsk was founded by Ivan the Terrible in 1551.