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

The Hotel Casa Gangotena (El Palacio Gangotena), Quito´s Historic Center at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, Ecuador.
The Hotel Casa Gangotena (El Palacio Gangotena), Quito´s Historic Center at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, Ecuador.
The Old Cathedral (la Iglesia de El Sagrario), the Historic City Center of Cuenca at 2,560 meters (8,398 ft) above sea level, the Southern Highlands, Ecuador.
Bridge of Saint Paul
Dog or Mop?
Lovely Sunny Day
Colourful House of Cuenca
Beautiful View of the City
Interesting Landscape
Built into the Hillside
Lots of Trees
Steps and Alleyways
The Meeting Place
Going for a Second Look
A Long Way Down
Shadows of Time
Long Way Down
In Need of Repair
Textures and Tones
The Way Down
Wood on Stone

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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