Culture


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World heritage

Cliffside Villages: Portovenere, Cinque Terre and surrounding Islands
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Summary/Historical Context

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Portovenere
Cinque Terre

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.

Place/country: Italy,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:38
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1997

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