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Teruel
The development in the 12th century of Mudejar art in Aragon resulted from the particular political, social and cultural conditions that prevailed in Spain after the Reconquista.

Teruel, mudéjar architecture of Aragon




chiloe
The Churches of Chiloé represent a unique example in Latin America of an outstanding form of ecclesiastical wooden architecture.

Churches of Chiloé



Acre Israel
Acre is a historic walled port-city with continuous settlement from the Phoenician period.

Acre


Leptis Magna
Leptis Magna was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire, with its imposing public monuments, harbor, market-place, storehouses, shops and residential districts.

Leptis Magna



volubilis
The Mauritanian capital, founded in the 3rd century B.C.E., became an important outpost of the Roman Empire and was graced with many fine buildings.

Volubilis



caral
Caral's plan and some of its components, including pyramidal structures and residence of the elite, show clear evidence of ceremonial functions, signifying a powerful religious ideology.

Caral


The planning of this huge city, the largest in pre-Columbian America, reflects a strict political and social strategy

Chan Chan


kremlin
Linked to all the most important historical and political events in Russia since the 13th century, the Kremlin was the residence of the Great Prince and also a religious center

Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow





jebal barkal
Since Antiquity, the hill of Gebel Barkal has been strongly associated with religious traditions and folklore.

Pyramids of Sudan


tanum
These prehistoric carvings reveal the life and beliefs of people in Europe during the Bronze Age and are remarkable for their large numbers and outstanding quality.

Rock carvings in Tanum


Aleppo
Located at the crossroads of several trade routes from the 2nd millennium B.C., Aleppo was ruled successively by the Hittites, Assyrians, Arabs, Mongols, Mamelukes and Ottomans

Aleppo



Krak des Chevaliers
These two castles represent the most significant examples illustrating the exchange of influences and documenting the evolution of fortified architecture in the Near East during the time of the Crusades

Krak des Chevaliers


el jem
The impressive ruins of the largest colosseum in North Africa, a huge amphitheater which could hold up to 35,000 spectators, are found in the small village of El Jem

Amphitheater of El Jem


carthage
From the 6th century onwards, Carthage developed into a great trading empire covering much of the Mediterranean and was home to a brilliant civilization

Carthage


Djemila
Djémila, or Cuicul, with its forum, temples, basilicas, triumphal arches and houses, is an interesting example of Roman town planning adapted to a mountain location.

Djémila