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歴史的城壁都市クエンカ(Historic Walled Town of Cuenca)

Dog or Mop?
Bridge of Saint Paul
A Long Way Down
Interesting Landscape
Red betweenTwo Yellow
Great View
Magnificent Countryside
The Way Down
Rich Colours of  Cuenca
Textures and Tones
Wood on Stone
Say Goodby to Cuenca
Little Walkways
Half a Job Done
Bright and Cheerful
Light and Colour
Waiting for the Coach
Round Windows on Pink
Historic Walls
Many Shades of Pastals
Cathedral Cuenca

国名:es Spain

登録年:1996年

登録基準:(ii),(v)
Built by the Moors in a defensive position at the heart of the Caliphate of Cordoba, Cuenca is an unusually well-preserved medieval fortified city. Conquered by the Castilians in the 12th century, it became a royal town and bishopric endowed with important buildings, such as Spain's first Gothic cathedral, and the famous <em>casas colgadas</em> (hanging houses), suspended from sheer cliffs overlooking the Hu&eacute;car river. Taking full advantage of its location, the city towers above the magnificent countryside.

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