Sucre, the first capital of Bolivia, was founded by the Spanish in the first half of the 16th century. Its many ... More
Historic City of Sucre
Sucre, the first capital of Bolivia, was founded by the Spanish in the first half of the 16th century. Its many well-preserved 16th-century religious buildings, such as San Lázaro, San Francisco and Santo Domingo, illustrate the blending of local architectural traditions with styles imported from Europe.
The historic centre of Arequipa, built in volcanic sillar rock, represents an integration of European and native building techniques and
characteristics, expressed in the admirable work of colonial masters and Criollo and Indian masons. This combination of influences is ...
Founded in 1519 by the conquistador Pedrarías Dávila, Panamá Viejo is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of
the Americas. It was laid out on a rectilinear grid and marks the transference from Europe of the idea ...
Salzburg has managed to preserve an extraordinarily rich urban fabric, developed over the period from the Middle Ages to the
19th century when it was a city state ruled by a prince archbishop. Its Flamboyant Gothic art attracted many ...