WHS connected with Rivers having undergone major man-made changes to their original location.
|Guanajuato||"Another distinct feature of Guanajuato is the network of underground caverns and built to divert the Guanajuato River underneath the city"|
|Kremlin and Red Square||the Western walls of the Kremlin were defined by the River Neglinnaya "The Kremlin was built on a hill west of the Neglinnaya, using the river as a moat" (Wiki) and "At one time the River Neglinnaya, a tributary of the Moskva, flowed along here protecting the Kremlin walls. There were two bridges over the Neglinnaya, a drawbridge by the Pine-Grove Tower and a stone arched bridge linking the Trinity and Kutafia towers".|
|Paris, Banks of the Seine||The original effluence of the River Bievre into the Seine was where the Rue de Bievre is situated today - situated on the south bank at the eastern end of Ile de la Cite. It has since been moved further east. See|
|Vienna||Danube regulation in the 19th Century|
|Westminster||Westminster Abbey: Originally built on Thorney Island (or the "Eyot of Thorns") created by 2 branches of the River Tyburn. The river has since been significantly re-routed|
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