Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

for World Heritage Travellers


The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

  • Belfries: Cloth Hall of Ypres Link
  • Brugge: Cloth Hall
  • Camino Real: Ojuelos - 19th century wool textile buildings (AB ev)
  • Cracow: Sukiennice Cloth Hall
  • Crespi d'Adda: Started by the textile manufacturer Cristoforo Benigno Crespi
  • Damascus: Lace
  • Derwent Valley Mills
  • Florence: "Palazzo dell' Arte della Lana" was the guildhall of the Florentine wool merchants
  • Heritage of Mercury: Idrija: The same routes used by mercury were also the trade routes for Idrijan lace, created by miners' wives from the 17th century onwards. (nom file)
  • Lyon: Musée des Tissus (Museum of Textiles - 1864) Link
  • New Lanark
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings: the oldest textiles in Europe dating to 3,000 BC come from the pile dwellings (AB ev)
  • Provins: It bears witness to early developments in the organization of international trading fairs and the wool industry (UNESCO website)
  • Saltaire
  • Tugendhat Villa: Fritz Tugendhat owned a textile factory


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