The fortified medieval town of Provins is situated in the former territory of the powerful Counts of Champagne. It bears ... More
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
The fortified medieval town of Provins is situated in the former territory of the powerful Counts of Champagne. It bears witness to early developments in the organization of international trading fairs and the wool industry. The urban structure of Provins, which was built specifically to host the fairs and related activities, has been well preserved.
The Town Hall (Københavns Rådhus) is a popular building, located at Rådhuspladsen (the Town Hall Square). Designed by Martin Nyrop,
the Town Hall was constructed in the years 1892 to 1905, the model for it being the town hall ...
Torun owes its origins to the Teutonic Order, which built a castle there in the mid 13th century as a
base for the conquest and evangelization of Prussia. It soon developed a commercial role as part of the Hanseatic ...