City on the rocks




There are some amazing feats of architecture in our world that are not just beautifully built building, and much more ... It will be a merger of architecture and nature. Your attention is a city built on cliffs and rocks. 10. Kastellfolli de la Roka.


Kastellfolli de la Roca is considered one of the most beautiful villages in the region of Catalonia in Spain. It is built on a cliff of basalt, between two rivers. Most of the buildings seem to be on the edge of the cliff, creating the illusion that they could fall at any moment. The entire village stretches less than a kilometer in length. The oldest part of the village were built in the Middle Ages and are made up of narrow streets. The buildings are made of volcanic rock. 9. Rokamadur.


Rocamadour - a tiny village, founded on a rocky cliff above the river Alzou canyon on the south-western France. The buildings of Rocamadour rise step by step, towards the cliff. The village, which dates back to the 12th century, was almost cast adrift because of the war and the French Revolution. Today, it is popular again, and here each year attracts thousands of tourists. 8. Bonifacho.


Bonifacio - a city in southern Corsica. The town and its fortifications stretching along the cliff-top height of 70 meters. Urban ocean cliffs have been washed so that the buildings on the edge of the abyss, seems to hang over the water. 7. Akapulko.


Acapulco - original Mexican resort town, which has taken a prominent place in the history since 1950 - here escape tired of Hollywood stars and millionaires. However, it remains a popular tourist destination among many people. 6. Mesa Verde.

Mass Verde is in southwestern Colorado and is the birthplace of the ancient people. This is the most significant archeological preserve of Native American culture in the United States. In the 12th century, Native American tribes began to build buildings in small caves and under the mountain ridges along the canyon walls. By 1300, all the Indians left Mesa Verde, but the place of residence remained excellent. The reason for their sudden departure remains unexplained. Theories range from a poor harvest due to drought, to the invasion of foreign tribes from the north. 5. Highlands Bandiagara.

Highlands Bandiagara - sandy cliff in Mali, which rises nearly 500 meters. These cliffs are dotted with ancient cavemen of housing. They carved their caves so that their dead relatives could be buried high above the ground to avoid flash floods, which are typical for this area. 4. Ronda.

Ronda is located in the province of Malaga in Spain. The city is located in the mountains at a height of 760 meters and is split into two parts Guedelevin river. The tour has three bridges that cross the canyon. The architecture of the city received its features from the Romans and the Moors who once ruled the area 3. Al Hayyara.

Al Hayyara is a historic town on a cliff in the mountains of Yemen, located to the west of the city Meneha. This is - one of the most impressive and easily accessible mountain villages in Yemen. The village was literally built into a mountain during quarrying. Al Hayyar existed since the 12th century. Such designs as a granary and the water tank, allowed the village withstand a long siege. 2. Pozitano.

Positano is one of the most popular attractions in Italy. City though scattered up and down, up to the slope leading to the coast. In the 20th century Positano was a poor fishing villages, but today it is very popular among tourists. 1. Island Santorini.

Santorini - one of the Greek volcanic islands. He is known for its magnificent scenery and an amazing dramatic sunset behind which can be seen from the towns of Fira and Oia. Oia was built on top of sharp rocks at the sleeping volcano, and Fira plexus famous Venetian architecture with a number of other styles. Among the snowy white houses on the streets of these cities many restaurants, taverns and hotels.

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