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Old City of Corfu

Greece (Europe and North America)
Date of Submission: 28/06/1999
Criteria: (ii)(iv) Category: Cultural Submission prepared by:Ministry of Culture, 20-22 Bouboulinas Street, 10682 Athens Coordinates: Island of CorfuRef.: 1308
The Property includes: a) The fortifications, essentially presented by the old and the New Fortress. Both constitute important monuments of military architecture which were performed by several well-known architects and engineers from Venice and one of the most perfect defence complexes, b) the old town of Corfou is unique cultural entity, of a high aesthetical value which is:-recognised, in the structure and form of the town, as well as in arts, letters and social life;-was developed diachronically, through the osmosis of features of the two worlds of the Mediterranean, the East and the West; and- has been preserved, alive and sucstantially unaltered, until our times.

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