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Albi "The superb houses built during the Renaissance bear witness to the vast fortunes amassed by the pastel merchants." (wiki)
Alcala de Henares University
Angra do Heroismo
Banska Stiavnica Renaissance Old and New Castles
Belfries Belfries - Antwerp City Hall is a "Renaissance building [that] incorporates both Flemish and Italian influences". (Wikipedia)
Burgos Cathedral Golden Stairway
Cathedral of St. James in Sibenik
Cesky Krumlov Castle
City of Luxembourg Renaissance architecture is prominent in the Notre Dame cathedral, The rood screen decorated with alabaster statues dating from the late Renaissance .. (
Cordouan Lighthouse "The work carried out on the ground floor and the first floor of the building (...) directly evoked the Italian Renaissance. (...) However, the architectural language of the French Renaissance was not absent from the composition of Louis de Foix, especially in the upper parts." (Nomination file, p. 133-135)
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains (Unesco website)
El Escurial
Evora Renaissance fountain at Largo das Portas de Moura
Fort Jesus Described as Renaissance military architecture (AB ev)
Genoa Renaissance .. palaces (AB ev)
Granada Palace of Charles V
Graz Jesuit College (now priests' seminary), Eggenberg Castle (mix of late renaissance and baroque), mausoleum
Heritage of Mercury Idrija: The castle is an excellent example of massive Renaissance architecture (nom fil)
Kraków Wawel Castle, Saint Sigismund's Chapel in the Cathedral, Cloth Hall
Kremlin and Red Square Archangel Cathedral, Palace of Facets
Kronborg Castle
L'viv Boim Chapel
La Lonja de la Seda Many of the decorations date from the Renaissance, including the gargoyles and one of the wooden ceilings
Litomysl Castle
Loire Valley Chambord Castle, Blois Castle, Amboise Castle
Mantua and Sabbioneta
Maritime Greenwich Queen's House
Mazagan "The design of the Fortress of Mazagan is a response to the development of modern artillery in the Renaissance." (AB ev)
Medici Villas and Gardens
Mir Castle First Renaissance, later Baroque style
Monastery of Batalha the fine Renaissance tribune (1532) - wiki
Naples Santa Caterina a Formiello and the Monteoliveto complex (Sant'Anna dei Lombardi)
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua: "the high altar itself is one of the most important features of the Basilica, not to say one of the greatest expressions of the Italian Renaissance." (Nomination file, p. 114)
Paris, Banks of the Seine Louvre
Petäjävesi Old Church The circular design at the top of the dome derives from the classical opaion as interpreted in Renaissance architecture. (unesco website)
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Pisa Baptistry: "The scenes on the pulpit, and especially the classical form of the nude Hercules, show Nicola Pisano's qualities as the most important precursor of Italian Renaissance sculpture by reinstating antique representations: surveys of the Italian Renaissance often begin with the year 1260, the year that Nicola Pisano dated this pulpit."
Prague Belveder Summer Residence
Quedlinburg City Castle
Quito Church of El Sagrario - The construction is of the Italian Renaissance style (wiki)
Rammelsberg and Goslar "The town was not significantly damaged in World War II and so the historic centre has survived intact, with its original medieval layout and many Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque buildings of high quality." (AB Ev)
Rome "the Renaissance and Baroque fountains" (OUV)
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Salamanca University, New Cathedrale, Monterrey Palace, Archiebishop Fonseca's College, Saint Stephen's Convent
Salvador de Bahia "an eminent example of Renaissance urban structuring adapted to a colonial site" (OUV)
San Pedro de la Roca Castle Renaissance design
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Example of Renaissance urban planning
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Santiago de Compostela Hospital of the Catholic Kings
Siena "Criterion (iv): The structure of the town and its evolution, uninterrupted over the centuries, along with a unity of design that has been preserved, has made Siena one of the most precious examples of the medieval and Renaissance Italian town." (Official description) Siena has several Renaissance style buildings, e.g. Palazzo Bandini-Piccolomini, Palazzo Chigi alla Postierla, Loggia del Papa, Palazzo Piccolomini
Spissky Hrad and Levoca Levoca
Toledo Holy Cross Hospital
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Hilchenhaus, Lorch
Urbino Ducal Palace
Val d'Orcia
Valletta Several examples of Renaissance art and architecture, such as the hospital and the Auberge de Provence
Venice and its Lagoon Marciana Library, Scuola Grande di San Marco
Vicenza and the Palladian Villas
Villa d'Este
Vilnius Royal Palace, Radziwill Palace, Saint Michael's Church, Saint Stephen's Church
Úbeda and Baeza
Žatec – Landscape of Hops "The mostly two-storey Baroque and Renaissance fabric..." (AB ev)


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