Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

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Connected Sites

  • 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.
  • 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  Link
  • Hallstatt-Dachstein
  • Ibiza: Ses Salines
  • Lübeck: Salt storehouses
  • Regensburg: Salzstadl (1597), a warehouse for salt on Stadamthof
  • Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
  • Salzburg
  • 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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