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Úbeda
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Úbeda

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Spain
Description:
The renaissance monumental ensemble of the city, along of the one of the neighboring city of Baeza in southern Spain dates back to the Moorish 9th century and to the Reconquista in the 13th century. An important development took place in the 16th century, when the cities were subject to renovation along the lines of the emerging Renaissance. This planning intervention was part of the introduction into Spain of new humanistic ideas from Italy, which went on to have a great influence on the architecture of Latin America.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Úbeda", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.