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Financial Times - Split is number one world heritage site to live in

Feb. 28, 2014
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The 10 most alluring world heritage sites to live in:

1. Split, Croatia, inscribed 1979: live in the remains of an ancient Roman palace.

2. The Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania, inscribed 2000: Swahili trading port that time passed by.

3. Bruges, Belgium, inscribed in 2000: great food in romantic medieval streets.

4. Old Havana, Cuba, inscribed in 1982: gently decaying bohemian charm.

5. Campeche, Mexico, inscribed 1999: beguiling fortified colonial port on the Caribbean.

6. Venice, Italy, inscribed 1987: so famous it hardly needs to be a world heritage site.

7. Carcassonne, France, inscribed 1997: medieval fantasy, but beware tourist blight.

8. City of Bath, UK, inscribed 1987: elegance, sophistication and shopping.

9. Medina of Marrakech, inscribed 1985: more shopping, in old-world Arab centre.

10. Macao, China, inscribed in 2005: east meets west in cosmopolitan port.

source: http://www.ft.com/....