Notable terraces laid out in gardens and parks, or for agricultural use.
The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.
- Alto Douro: patamares
- Assisi: Roman city plan (which is still intact) was based on terraces
- Bahá’i Holy Places: Bahai gardens
- Bali Subak system
- Bassari Country: Fields are organised in terraces (AB ev)
- Bethlehem: terraced gardens
- Changdeokgung Palace Complex: "The garden was landscaped with a series of terraces planted with lawns, flowering trees, flowers, a lotus pool and pavilions set against a wooded background." - AB Document (Unesco Description)
- Chichen-Itza: surrounding El Castillo
- Costiera Amalfitana: used for the vineyards
- Dacian Fortresses: Sarmizegetusa Regia was constructed on five terraces (wiki)
- El Fuerte de Samaipata: By the Incas
- Fort and Shalamar Gardens: Shalamar Gardens are terraced
- Hani Rice Terraces
- Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine: "... over 1,000 man-made flat terraces, large and small, have been identified. The flat areas are the sites of workshops where silver production was carried out" (nom file)
- Koutammakou: "Some of the fields are terraces on the hills."
- Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
- Machu Picchu
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
- Maulbronn Monastery: The Cistercians (and their lay brothers) made them for water management purposes
- Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha: "The monasteries demonstrate a flexible architectural style that adapts to the landscape. Some, such as the halls of Baoguosi, are built on terraces of varying levels" (wiki)
- Nemrut Dag: "This funerary mound, whose interior layout remains unknown despite numerous attempts to locate the dromos, is surrounded on the east, west and north sides by artificial terraces" (AB ev)
- Oaxaca and Monte Alban: Monte Alban: "the site is characterized by several hundred artificial terraces" (wiki)
- Persepolis: Persepolis is located over a half artificial terrace.
- Petra Link
- Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands
- Potsdam: Sans Souci Palace Vineyard Terrace
- Preah Vihear Temple: (stone terraces attached to the hills forming entraces and temple grounds)
- Qadisha Valley: agricultural terraces
- Qhapaq Ñan: Huacahuasi, Rumiqolqa, Choqetakarpu
- Quebrada de Humahuaca: The precolumbian site of Coctaca has agricultural terraces
- Residences of the Royal House of Savoy: Villa della Regina's Terrace Garden
- Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
- Rio Abiseo National Park: Gran Pajat
- San Agustín: "huge monumental platforms, terraces and mounds"
- San Pedro de la Roca Castle: built in a series of terraces
- Serra de Tramuntana Link
- Sukur: Terraced fields
- Tarraco: built on terraces
- Um er-Rasas: Cultivated terraces were built by damming the bottom of local wadis with low terrace walls (nom file)
- Upper Middle Rhine Valley
- Vat Phou: Vat Phou Temple (stone terraces attached to the hills forming entraces and temple grounds)
- Vatican City: Cortile del Belvedere (never completed)
- Villa d'Este
- Wachau Cultural Landscape: vine terraces
- Wulingyuan: Rice field terraces of Tujia villages
- Xochicalco: "The main ceremonial center is atop an artificially leveled hill, with remains of residential structures, mostly unexcavated, on long terraces covering the slopes" W(wiki)
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