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The Love that Saved a Town: Historic Town of Vigan
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Summary/Historical Context

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Vigan
Asia and the Pacific

Established in the 16th century, Vigan is the best-preserved example of a planned Spanish colonial town in Asia. Its architecture reflects the coming together of cultural elements from elsewhere in the Philippines, from China and from Europe, resulting in a culture and townscape that have no parallel anywhere in East and South-East Asia.

Place/country: Philippines,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:52
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in:1999

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