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Cliffside Villages: Portovenere, Cinque Terre and surrounding Islands

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The Ligurian coast between Cinque Terre and Portovenere is a cultural landscape of great scenic and cultural value. The layout and disposition of the small towns and the shaping of the surrounding landscape, overcoming the disadvantages of a steep, uneven terrain, encapsulate the continuous history of human settlement in this region over the past millennium.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site

Place/region: Portovenere, Cinque Terre, Italy, Europe
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV

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