Walled cities

Cities with their city walls still (almost) complete.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ahmadabad The city walls are 10.97 km in length and include 12 original gates (AB ev)
Angkor Angkor Thom
Assisi
Avignon Fully enclosed within city walls from various ages, some of them being part of the WHS
Avila
Bahla Fort the inscription includes partial ruined 12 km city wall with 15 gates and 132 watchtowers
Bardejov Town Over 50% complete and important part of the inscription
Caceres
Cartagena
Causses and Cévennes La Couvertoirade
Cuenca
Damascus
Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens
Dubrovnik
Elvas Completely walled
Erbil Citadel
Ferrara
Fortifications of Vauban Besancon, Villefranche-de-Conflent etc.
Fortified City of Carcassonne
Ghadames
Gwynedd Castles
Harar
Hatra
Hué
Hwaseong Fortress
Ibiza Alta Vila (old city)
Istanbul Theodosian walls
Itchan Kala
Kairouan
Kazan Kremlin
Koguryo Kingdom "Wandu Mountain City was one of the capitals of the Koguryo. It is surrounded by stone walls, following topography lines and has seven gates." - Nomination File
Kotor
M'Zab Valley "Each of these citadels, encircled by walls...." (AB).
Mantua and Sabbioneta Sabbioneta
Mazagan
Medina of Essaouira
Medina of Fez
Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Sousse
Meknes
Novgorod
Old City of Jerusalem
Old Town of Galle
Ping Yao
Provins
Québec
Rhodes
Roman Walls of Lugo
Rome
San Gimignano
San Marino and Mount Titano
Sana'a
Shibam
Siena
Sighisoara
Spissky Hrad and Levoca Levoca
Sukhothai
Tallinn
Tarraco
Toledo
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Bacharach and Oberwesel
Urbino
Valletta
Vatican City
Venetian Works of Defence Kotor
Verona
Visby
Volubilis AB: ?the ancient town is well defined by the remains of its walls, stretching for 2.35 km and visible for most of that length?
Walled City of Baku
Úbeda and Baeza Ubeda

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