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Agadez It also formed part of the Saharan 'Salt Route' leading towards the Sahel in Africa (AB ev)
Ancient ksours Oualata (Walata) was a centre of salt trade.
Avignon At the foot of the bridge there used to be a salt store. It was located on a salt trade route.
Danube Limes Tulln – Kastell Hufeisenturm (ID No 27a): "Component part 27a is a late Roman horseshoe tower of the western front, which is preserved to the rooftop, whose excellent preservation is due to the Medieval re‐use as a stacking area for salt in the Danube region of Tulln." (Nomination file, p. 76) + Traismauer (ID No 25a-e): A trade route (iron and salt) approaching from the Mur valley in Styria met the Danube at Traismauer, crossed it and joined two old long-distance routes on the north bank, the so-called Manhartsberglinie and the Kamptalweg.
Fortifications of Vauban Saint-Martin-de-Ré: "Durant le XVIIIe siècle, le port est très actif avec le commerce du sel, du vin et des eaux de vie." (wiki fr)
Grand Canal Yangzhou - 2 elelemtns within this city are the "Salt Ancestral Temple" and the "Former Residence of Lu Shaoxu, a Salt Merchant". A major role of the Canal was to transport salt from south to north. Yangzhou was the administrative center of the Lianghuai sector of the Government's Salt monopoly during the Ming period. See
Great Spa Towns of Europe Two former salt production sites of the Untere and Obere Saline (lower and upper saltworks) in Bad Kissingen
Ibiza Ses Salines
Lübeck Salt storehouses
Regensburg Salzstadl (1597), a warehouse for salt on Stadamthof
Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley Cuthá or Quiotepec archaeological sites and Salinas Las Grandes located in the Zapotitlán-Cuicatlán component site reflect much later traces of political, religious and residential features, reflecting the lifestyle of the during the times the pottery and salt industry developed. Salt not only improved food, but also had a sacramental value (AB ev)
Timbuktu Salt trade
Tokaji Wine Region Tokaj was an important medievil centre of the salt trade.
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines


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