The Old Town of Cáceres

The Old Town of Cáceres UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the Old Town of Cáceres World Heritage inscription: The Old Town of Cáceres is an urban ensemble of 9 hectares surrounded by a wall of 1,174m, located in the Autonomous Community of Extremadura in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Cáceres has been a trade route city and a political center of the local …

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February 2019 Desktop Wallpaper

February 2019 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken in the old town of Cáceres, Spain Tablets | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X Most Desktops (will adjust for size) | Large High-Resolution Format

Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn

Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn, Estonia

Overview of the Historic Center of Tallinn From the Historic Center of Tallinn World Heritage inscription: The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn is an exceptionally complete and well-preserved medieval northern European trading city on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The city developed as a significant center of the Hanseatic League during the major …

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Historic Center of Riga

Historic Center of Riga, Latvia - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Overview of the Historic Center of Riga From the Historic Center of Riga World Heritage inscription: The Historic Centre of Riga is a living illustration of European history. Through centuries, Riga has been the center of many historic events and a meeting point for European nations, and it has managed to preserve evidence of European …

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Vilnius Historic Center

Vilnius Historic Centre UNESCO World Heritage Site

Overview From the Vilnius Historic Centre World Heritage inscription: The Vilnius Historic Centre began its history on the glacial hills that had been intermittently occupied from the Neolithic period; a wooden castle was built around 1000 AD to fortify Gedimino Hill, at the confluence of the Neris and Vilnia rivers. The settlement did not develop …

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