Tagged: UNESCO World Heritage site


The Old Town of Regensburg

The Altstadt of Regensburg and the settlement of Stadtamhof, on an island north of the town, became Germany’s 32nd World Heritage site in 2006. Once the important Roman city of Castra Regina, it developed...


Pamukkale and Hierapolis

Looking like a white wonderland filled with multi-tiered wedding cakes, the fantastic landscape of Pamukkale near Denizli in western Turkey draws tourists by the thousands. The calcium-carbonate-rich waters that flow down the hillsides from...