WORLD HERITAGE SITES
CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF ARANJUEZ -ROYAL PALACE OF ARANJUEZ-SPAIN The Aranjuez Cultural Landscape is an entity of complex relationships-between nature and human activity, between sinuous waterways and geometric landscape design, The Royal Palace is a residence of the King of Spain, located in the town of Aranjuez. It was commissioned by Philip III and completed during the reign of Ferdinand VI in the mid-18th century.
CULTURAL AND HISTORIC ENSEMBLE OF THE SOLOVETSKY ISLANDS - RUSSIA - SOLOVETSKY MONASTERY The Solovetsky Monastery was the greatest citadel of Christianity in the Russian North before being turned into a special Soviet prison and labor camp (1926-1939), which served as a prototype for the Gulag system.Its most important structures date from the 16th century.
CULTURAL AND HISTORIC ENSEMBLE OF THE SOLOVETSKY ISLANDS - RUSSIA The Solovetsly archipelago comprises six islands in the western part of the White Sea. They have been inhabited since the 5th century B.C. It has been the site of fervent monastic activity since the 15th century, and there are several churches dating from the 16th-19th centuries.