Tag: World Heritage site

  • 10 Amazing Facts about Salamanca

    10 Amazing Facts about Salamanca

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    Fun and interesting facts about Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain is located in Salamanca and the third oldest university in Europe, Facts about Salamanca, UNESCO declared the old city of Salamanca is a World Heritage Site in 1988, Salamanca has two cathedrals, Salamanca facts

  • Temple of Debod

    Temple of Debod

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    The Temple of Debod is an Ancient Egyptian temple that was originally built in the 2nd Century BC at the village of Devod, it was later dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid, The Egyptian state donated the temple of Debod to Spain In 1968, as a sign of gratitude for helping to save the Abu Simbel…

  • Place Bellecour

    Place Bellecour

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    Place Bellecour is the third Largest square in France after, the Place des Quinconces in Bordeaux and the Place de la Concorde in Paris, vehicles are allowed in Places de la Concorde and des Quinconce but not in Place Bellecour, which makes Place Bellecour the largest pedestrianised square in Europe. When you visit Lyon, you really can’t…

  • Vieux Lyon, Old Town

    Vieux Lyon, Old Town

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    In 1954, Vieux Lyon, the city’s oldest district, became the first place in France to be protected under the Malraux law to defend France’s cultural sites. Covering an area of 424 hectares at the foot of the Fourvière hill, it is one of Europe’s most extensive Renaissance neighborhoods. Lyon Old Town is divided into three…