An 18-century commercial port where foreign and Chinese influences mixed and intertwined, especially evident in the unique range of architecture.
A vibrant Spanish colonial city and an ancient pre-Columbian city.
A colorful Spanish colonial town surrounded by fortifications.
Ruins of many layers of civilizations and the birthplace of the Phoenician alphabet.
Three elegant 18th-century city plazas.
A lavish retreat built for Roman emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century.
A charming medieval city center, considered the birthplace of Portuguese nationhood.
A well-preserved colonial city that reflects both Spanish and Portuguese influences.
An intact Renaissance city full of Spanish-colonial baroque architecture.
An ensemble of warehouses and office buildings resulting from Hamburg’s port trade in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
A medieval walled city of unique gated communities and many architectural monuments in a mix of styles.
A vibrant city nestled between lush mountains and the sea.
An early example of a city that developed due to tourism.
An important 19th-century port city that preserves its urban industrial architecture to this day.
A unique example of urban planning from the Middle Ages that has developed over time while still respecting the original plan.
A colonial-period silver-mining center, with subterranean streets and Baroque architecture.
A charming traditional Chinese town that combines Naxi, Han, Bai and Tibetan influences.
A lovely city that illustrates Spanish colonial-era architecture, city planning, and culture.
Famous Georgian-period spa town with surviving elements from its Roman-period history as well.
An architectural element that, over centuries, has become an integral part of life in Bologna and around the world.
An 18th-century fortified city incorporating both African and European architectural forms.
North America’s only fortified colonial city, with an intact core, some of which dates back to the 17th century.
Apartment complexes designed in the early 20th century to improve living conditions for low-income families.
An intact 13th-century Old Town and New Town – the former was a trading hub, the latter a craft center – plus a Teutonic castle ruin.
Two districts, one exemplifying medieval cities, the other a model of modern city planning.
Significant because of its urban landscape and influence on European architecture.
An intact and very charming medieval city surrounding a large 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements.
Mayan ruins, outstanding particularly because of their well-preserved architecture and elegant art.
A collection of 9 archeological sites covering several historical periods of an important city’s grand monuments.
An important market town for hundreds of years and an outstanding example of urban planning, with a range of historical architectural styles.
A medieval Old Town and a neoclassical New Town that harmonize beautifully and that influenced European urban planning.
A planned 18th-century walled city, famous for its pink architecture.
A beautiful Spanish colonial city that shows successful blending of cultures.
A city that combines old and new: modern town planning that incorporates traditional cultural values.
Canals lined with beautiful old patricians’ houses and former warehouses from when the city was a busy port, receiving products from all over the world.