historic centre of cuenca - Ecuador

Historic Centre of Cuenca

Country: Ecuador | Type: Cultural | Theme: Colonial, Urban Landscape  Introduction to the Historic Centre of Cuenca The city of Cuenca, also known as Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, is the third largest city in Ecuador with a population of around 500,000. It serves as the capital of the Azuay province and is situated in the Andes Mountains at an …

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Historic Town of Vigan

Country: Philippines | Type: Cultural | Theme: Colonial, Urban Landscape Introduction to Historic Town of Vigan The island city of Vigan is located in Ilocos Sur province in The Philippines and is its capital. It is situated on the coast of the sizable island of Luzon to the west and is oriented towards the South China Sea. This city is among the many …

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Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

Country: Malaysia | Type: Cultural | Theme: Colonial, Urban Landscape  Introduction to Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca The historic cities of Melaka and George Town both developed on different areas of the Straits of Malacca. They both experienced over 500 years of trading between East and West. The Straits of Malacca are the longest straits in the …

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Antigua Guatamala

Country: Guatemala | Type: Cultural | Theme: Colonial, Urban Landscape  Introduction to Antigua Guatamala The Kingdom of Guatemala  started in Chiapas and stretched to Costa Rica, and Antigua was once its capital.  The city was founded in 1543 after a flood in 1541 devastated nearby Ciudad Vieja. Like Lima and Mexico City, Antigua served as a judicial and administrative center for the Spanish …

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