Baroque

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Amsterdam Canal Ring Dutch Baroque - several, including Paleis op de Dam
Arequipa
Atlantic Forest South-East Ivapurunduva's 'Quilombo' Chapel
Banska Stiavnica Calvary complex on Scharfenberg hill
Baroque Churches
Belfries belfry of Mons
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe Baroque water display (AB ev)
Brugge church of Saint Walburga
Budapest Burg Palace
Burgos Cathedral Main Sacristy (1761-1765)
Camino Real Former convent of San Francisco in Tepeji del Río - Baroque murals by Juan Correa and Francisco Martinez ; Durango - large Baroque Cathedral (AB ev)
Congonhas
Corvey Current Abbey is a replacement, built in Baroque style
Cracow St Anne's Church
Cuzco
Diamantina
Drottningholm
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains (Unesco website)
Fasil Ghebbi Baroque influence
Gammelstad Pulpit in Nederlulea church
Genoa Genoa for many palaces on Strada Nuova
Graz Schloss Eggenberg
Guanajuato
Hallstatt-Dachstein "late Baroque additions" (AB ev)
Heritage of Mercury Idrija's Theatre and frescoes at the Gwerkenegg Castle
Holy Trinity Column
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
Karlskrona all main churches and civil buidings are built in Baroque Style
Kotor Many of the city palaces
Kyiv Pechersk Lavra
L'viv Dominican Church
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
León Cathedral Transition from baroque to neo-classic
Lima ... are typical examples of Hispano-American Baroque (AB ev)
Litomysl Castle sundials and 18th century modifications of the interior
Macao St. Joseph's Seminary Building and Church
Mafra Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Park A monumental Baroque and Italianized Neoclassical palace-monastery (wiki)
Margravial Opera House
Mir Castle First Renaissance, later Baroque style
Naples Capella Sansevero, San Lorenzo Maggiore
Nesvizh Corpus Christi Church
Novodevichy Convent Moscow Baroque style
Old Havana its old centre retaining an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments (Unesco website)
Olinda
Oporto Church of Sao Francisco (noted for its outstanding Baroque inner decoration - wiki)
Ouro Preto
Par force hunting landscape Eremitageslottet
Paraty Culture and Biodiversity There are four important historic baroque churches in Paraty (wiki)
Paris, Banks of the Seine Les Invalides
Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk
Prague St. Nicholas Church (Old Town Square) and St. Nicholas Cathedral and many other buildings
Puebla
Querétaro
Quito
Regensburg Carmelite Church of St. Joseph, Löschenkohl town house
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy As a result of the impetus of Emmanuel-Philibert, his successors developed a vast building programme throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, giving the town and its region a Baroque style, the pivot of which is the residences. (AB ev)
Rome
Røros The Baroque church with its white-washed walls (AB ev extension)
São Francisco Square Church and Santa Casa da Misericordia: "baroque ornamentation" (AB ev)
Salzburg Many buildings including Salzburg Cathedral
San Antonio Missions Church at Mission Concepción: late baroque style of New Spain (AB ev)
San Miguel de Allende Sanctuary of Jesús de Nazareno de Atotonilco
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga Carried out primarily in a Baroque style (AB ev)
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Carmen de la Asuncion Church
Santa Cruz de Mompox Santa Barbara Church, dome and bell tower
Santiago de Compostela The High Altar reflects the magnificent intervention of baroque architecture in the Romanesque space. (off website)
Schönbrunn
St. Petersburg Petrodvorec Palace
Strasbourg Palais Rohan
Telc
Torun Holy Spirit Church
University of Coimbra lavish Baroque-style Coimbra University Library (AB ev)
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz
Val di Noto
Valletta
Vatican City
Venice and its Lagoon Many buildings among them Maria della Salute
Versailles
Vienna Saint Charles' Church, Jesuit Church, Domenican Church, St Peter's Church
Villa d'Este Some Baroque works (including Bernini's) were added and are fully preserved (nom file)
Vilnius most of the churches
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont several palaces at Nizza Monferrato such as Palazzo De Benedetto and Palazzo Crova
Wachau Cultural Landscape Melk Abbey, Gottweig Abbey
Würzburg Residence
Yuso and Suso Monasteries Interior of Yuso

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