Historic Center of Vienna

Historic Center of Vienna UNESCO World Heritage Site, Austria

From the Historic Center of Vienna World Heritage inscription: Vienna developed from early Celtic and Roman settlements into a Medieval and Baroque city, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It played an essential role as a leading European music center, from the great age of Viennese Classicism through the early part of the 20th century. …

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Historic Centre of Ceský Krumlov

Historic Center of Cesky Krumlov UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the Historic Centre of Ceský Krumlov World Heritage inscription: Ceský Krumlov is an outstanding example of a central European small town dating from the Middle Ages that owes the structure and buildings of its historic core to its economic importance and relatively undisturbed organic development over some five centuries. The town grew up within …

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Holašovice Historical Village Reservation

Holasovice Historical Village Reservation UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the Holašovice Historical Village Reservation World Heritage inscription: Holašovice is an exceptionally complete and well-preserved example of a traditional central European village. It has a large number of outstanding 18th- and 19th-century vernacular buildings in a style known as South Bohemian Folk Baroque, and preserves a ground plan dating from the Middle Ages. I …

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Historic Center of Prague

Historic Center of Prague UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription: Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe in terms of its setting on both banks of the Vltava River, its townscape of burger houses and palaces punctuated by towers, and its individual buildings.The Historic Centre represents a supreme manifestation of Medieval urbanism (the New Town of Emperor …

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