: significant for the Moghul rule in the 17th century (AB), current buildings were constructed during the reign of Shah Jahan 1628-1658
Blue and John Crow Mountains
: apparently before the arrival of the British in 1655, that
the Maroons moved away from the Nueva Sevilla area to
the north-eastern region of the Island (AB ev)
Brimstone Hill Fortress
: "Cannon were first mounted on Brimstone Hill in 1689 during the Nine Years' War, ....when the French used them to capture the English Fort Charles. The English, .....used the same tactic to recapture the fort a year later. From then on, the English used the hill as a fortress, mounting 24-pound cannon, taking advantage of its 972 foot height" (Wiki)
: Baroque city (1686-1704); The fortifications system of Campeche, an eminent example of the military architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries .. (AB)
: champagne revolution which took place in the 17th century in the vineyard area around Epernay and Hautvillers (AB ev)
Churches of Chiloé
: Earliest churches in this regional style date from the mid-seventeenth century. The 16 nominated ones are a bit younger (18th-19th century).
Cilento and Vallo di Diano
: 2 key episodes (2): "Certosa di San Lorenzo at Padula in the Vallo di Diano. Construction began in 1306, but in its present form it is essentially Baroque, built in the 17th and 18th centuries" (AB ev)
City of Luxembourg
: Much of the remaining main components were (re)built during the 17th century: the casemates, Grand Ducal Palace (1683), Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Luxembourg (1621), Vauban designed military barracks (1684). The fortifications date from medieval times (12th-15th century).
: it was from the time of the restoration of Portuguese independence in 1640 that the great fortification scheme seen today began to take shape (AB ev)
: By the beginning of the 17th centurv the site of the church and its neighbouring market place had developed into a church town (AB ev)
Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz
: "When Count Karel Liechtenstein-Castelcorn became Bishop of Olomouc in 1664, the town's fortunes began to change" (AB ev)
: The first attempts at colonization by the French, in this
maritime region of North America, date back to the 17th
century + creation of polders was started in 1680 (AB ev)
: For its late Renaissance/Baroque/Rococo heritage: Schloss Eggenberg (1625)
: "In 1600, Tokugawa Ieyasu awarded the castle to Ikeda Terumasa ...... and Ikeda completely rebuilt the castle from 1601 to 1609, expanding it into a large castle complex. Several buildings were later added to the castle complex by Honda Tadamasa from 1617 to 1618. For over 400 years, Himeji Castle has remained intact," (Wiki)
: People moved there ca. 400 years ago (AB ev)
Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou
: Criterion (iv): "The Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou is an eminent example of a ksar in southern Morocco illustrating the main types of earthen constructions that may be observed dating from the 17th century"
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
: Square was constructed between 1598 and 1629, its main buildings Portia of Qeyssariyeh (1602-19), the Royal Mosque (1612-30), the Mosque of Sheyx Loffollah (1602-18)
: "The historic city of Meknes represents, in an exceptionally complete and well preserved way, the urban fabric and monumental buildings of a 17th century Maghreb capital city which combines elements of Islamic and European design and planning in a harmonious fashion." (OUV statement for Criterion iv)
: The temples were rehabilitated at the beginning of the 17th century (AB ev), original cult originated in the 8th century
: Paramaribo began when Fort Zeelandia was built in 1667 on a promontory on the left bank of the Suriname River. In 1683 Van Sommelsdijck, the first governor and joint owner of the colony, laid out a planned town.
Paris, Banks of the Seine
: present historic city, which developed between the 16th and
particularly the 17th centuries and the 20th century (AB ev)
: "It is also endowed with a wealth of outstanding buildings, notably from the 17th and 18th centuries" and "It is the buildings erected du ring the economie heyday of the town in the last quarter of the 17th century which gave Querétaro its present-day appearance"
: Oldest remaining buildings date from 1620s
: Since the end of the 17th century, Robben Island has been used to isolate certain people.
: established in 1646
São Francisco Square
: "As early as 1615, when the French had been driven out, the Chief Engineer of the State of Brazil,......(drew) up plans for new defences of the liberated town. In addition, he prepared an urban plan, .... as the guide to its expansion and development. It was based on geometric regularity ..... in contrast to the medieval layout of narrow winding streets applied by the Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro, Recife, and Olinda. It was to serve as the basis for the expansion ....By the end of the 17th century SÃ¢o Luis bad a population of some ten thousand," (AB)
: For its Baroque: "17th century baroque cathedral" (wiki)
San Pedro de la Roca Castle
: As the conflict between Spain and England grew in the 17th century the governor of the town began the construction of a stone fortress in 1638 (AB ev)
Santa Cruz de Mompox
: Chosen because of its Qualities "The urban landscape and architectural components of santa cruz de Mompox achieved a high level of unity and harmony during the 17th-19th centuries," and "The "house-store" buildings which began to appear in the 17th century" (AB ev). The town was founded in 1540.
: "A later Iron age phase going back at least to the 17th Century is represented by the establishment of the current Dur Chiefly Dynasty and the development of Sukur as a major iron producing centre" (Nom file)
: French colonization and street pattern
Val di Noto
: representative of a great, post-seismic rebuilding achievement in the decades following 1693 (AB ev)
: Louis XIV started its expansion in 1661
: It was established as a trading post by the Dutch West India Company in the early 17th century. Oldest fort (Fort Amsterdam) dates from 1635.
: for its 17th century churches and its (18th century) Neo-classical radial urban plan