In 2001, Unesco proclaimed the Uzbek city because of its importance along the silk road to the world cultural heritage. Samarkand was founded in the 13. Century by the Mongolian Grand Khan as the capital of his world Empire founded. Worth seeing is especially the mosques and Koran schools, which are among the most beautiful of their kind are.
Fes is one of the four Moroccan Royal cities – former capitals of different dynasties. Accordingly, magnificently expanded the city. The old town with its chaotic maze is considered to be the largest medieval Ensemble in the world. Known Fes for the traditional dyeing is.
Tokyo Is Japan’s crazy Boom-Town, so Kyoto is the spiritual heart of the country. 1000 years of the Emperor, and decide, dozen Zen resided here-temples and Shinto shrines to build. Some buildings are even completely gold-plated. A trip is worth to bloom, especially the cherry.
the Central Spanish city is not a filming location of the cult series “Game of Thrones”, one can only wonder. Because of Ávila is surrounded by a 2500 – Meter-long city wall in its original state! Along the wall, with 88 towers and 9 entrance gates are located. From Ávila Saint Teresa comes.
mountains in the southwest of Norway, is the busiest port in the country. The importance as a trading town dates back to the 14th century. Century, when the Hanseatic League, a North German trade Association, established in the city of warehouses. The district of Bryggen is since 1979 a Unesco world heritage site.
According to the explanatory Memorandum of the Unesco, the Croatian Trogir has an exceptional urban continuity. Because of the octagonal ground plan of the old town to ancient Greek times. In addition, well-preserved buildings from the Romanesque, the Renaissance and the Baroque in the little old town are to be found.
The Region of Saint-Émilion in southwestern France, had probably each be pressed on the tongue: Here are the best red wines of France – and have been for 2000 years when the Romans started the wine. Saint-Emilion was the first wine region, which was awarded the Unesco title.
Bath was Founded in the year 43 ad, when the Romans used the hot springs that still exist today. The Unesco award, got a Bath (= bath), however, for his Georgian city from the 18th century. Century, as was the architecture with the surrounding nature in harmony – which was achieved.
Quedlinburg, in the Harz mountains (East Germany) is considered a model example of a medieval town, which has changed since several Hundred years. In the center, approximately 1300 are well preserved half timbered houses. Is located above the town of Quedlinburg and the collegiate Church of St. Servatius, in the king Henry I is buried.
In contrast to the rest of the Unesco world heritage sites that we have presented here, is the cultural landscape of Sintra, which is a Fake. Because the Palácio lock Nacional da Pena was built in the 19th century. Century, according to various historical architectural styles copied – but is one of the first Ensemble in the sense of the romance.