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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
The Way Down
Rich Colours of  Cuenca
Beautiful View of the City
A Long Way Down
Interesting Landscape
Textures and Tones
Wood on Stone
Red betweenTwo Yellow
Say Goodby to Cuenca
Great View
Magnificent Countryside
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

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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