European Capital of Culture

WHS located in a European Capital of Culture.

The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong European dimension. (wiki)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Acropolis Athens 1985
Amsterdam Canal Ring 1987
Arles Marseille-Provence (2013)
Avignon 2000
Belem Lisbon 1994
Belfries Antwerp 1993, Bruges 2002, Lille 2004
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Berlin, 1988
Bourges Cathedral 2028
Brugge 2002
Bryggen Bergen 2000
City of Luxembourg Luxembourg 1995 & Greater Region 2007
Classical Weimar 1999
Drottningholm Stockholm 1998
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs Pecs 2010
Florence 1986
Fortress of Suomenlinna Helsinki 2000
Genoa 2004
Grand Place, Brussels Brussels 2000
Graz 2003
Guimarães 2012
Istanbul 2010
Kraków 2000
Major Town Houses Brussels 2000
Matera 2019
Museumsinsel (Museum Island) Berlin, 1988
Nancy Greater Region 2007
Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes Mons (2015)
Oporto 2001
Paphos 2017
Paris, Banks of the Seine 1989
Plantin-Moretus Museum Antwerp, 1993
Potsdam Berlin, 1988
Prague 2000
Riga 2014
Salamanca 2002
Santiago de Compostela 2000
Skogskyrkogarden Stockholm 1998
Stoclet House Brussels 2000
Tallinn 2011
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Antwerp 1993
Thessalonika 1997
Trier Greater Region 2007
Valletta 2018
Van Nellefabriek Rotterdam 2001
Vilnius 2009
Völklingen Ironworks Greater Region 2007
Zollverein Essen 2010


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