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Wachau Cultural Landscape
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Wachau Cultural Landscape

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Austria
Best of: Architecture, Valley
Description:
The Wachau is a stretch of the Danube Valley between Melk and Krems, a landscape of high visual quality. It preserves in an intact and visible form many traces - in terms of architecture, (monasteries, castles, ruins), urban design, (towns and villages), and agricultural use, principally for the cultivation of vines - of its evolution since prehistoric times.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Wachau Cultural Landscape", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.