Urban fabric

Historic center WHS which mention "urban fabric" (or "tissu urbain" in French) in their brief description.

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Ancient ksours
Belfries "As major and central elements of the medieval town, the belfries have conserved their importance and played a pivotal role in the development of the urban fabric right up to present times." (Official description)
Kutna Hora
Medina of Fez
Olinda "a tree-covered landscape laid over an urban fabric delightfully moulded to the contours of the topography"
Ping Yao
Riga "The urban fabric of its medieval centre "
Siena "The city is a masterwork of dedication and inventiveness in which the buildings have been designed to fit into the overall planned urban fabric and also to form a whole with the surrounding cultural landscape." (Official description)
Stone Town of Zanzibar
Tlacotalpan Tlacotalpan is a Spanish colonial river port on the Gulf coast of Mexico which has preserved its original urban fabric to an exceptional degree (OUV)


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