Walled cities

Cities with their city walls still (almost) complete.

World Heritage Sites connected to 'Walled cities':

  • Angkor Angkor Thom
  • Assisi
  • Avignon Fully enclosed within city walls from various ages, some of them being part of the WHS; link
  • Avila
  • Bahla Fort the inscription includes partial ruined 12 km city wall with 15 gates and 132 watchtowers ; link
  • Bardejov Town Over 50% complete and important part of the inscription
  • Caceres
  • Cartagena
  • Causses and Cévennes La Couvertoirade ; link
  • Cuenca
  • Damascus
  • Dubrovnik
  • Elvas Completely walled
  • Erbil Citadel
  • Ferrara
  • Fortifications of Vauban Besancon, Villefranche-de-Conflent etc.
  • Fortified City of Carcassonne
  • Ghadames
  • Gwynedd Castles
  • Harar
  • Hatra
  • Hué
  • Hwaseong Fortress
  • Ibiza Alta Vila (old city)
  • Istanbul Theodosian walls
  • Itchan Kala
  • Kairouan
  • Koguryo Kingdom "Wandu Mountain City was one of the capitals of the Koguryo. It is surrounded by stone walls, following topography lines and has seven gates." - Nomination File
  • Kotor ; link
  • M'Zab Valley "Each of these citadels, encircled by walls...." (AB).
  • Mantua and Sabbioneta Sabbioneta
  • Mazagan
  • Medina of Essaouira
  • Medina of Fez
  • Medina of Marrakesh
  • Medina of Sousse
  • Meknes
  • Novgorod
  • Old City of Jerusalem
  • Old Town of Galle
  • Ping Yao
  • Provins
  • Québec
  • Rhodes
  • Roman Walls of Lugo
  • Rome
  • San Gimignano
  • San Marino and Mount Titano
  • Sana'a
  • Shibam
  • Siena
  • Sighisoara
  • Spissky Hrad & Levoca Levoca
  • Sukhothai
  • Tallinn
  • Tarraco
  • Thessalonika
  • Toledo
  • Ubeda and Baeza Ubeda
  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley Bacharach and Oberwesel
  • Urbino
  • Valletta
  • Vatican City
  • Verona
  • Visby
  • Volubilis AB: ?the ancient town is well defined by the remains of its walls, stretching for 2.35 km and visible for most of that length?
  • Walled City of Baku