Notable terraces laid out in gardens and parks, or for agricultural use.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Man-made Terraces':
Alto Douro patamaresAmbohimanga Assisi Roman city plan (which is still intact) was based on terracesBahá’i Holy Places Bahai gardensBali Subak system Bassari Country Fields are organised in terraces (AB ev)Bethlehem terraced gardensChangdeokgung Palace Complex "The garden was landscaped with a series of terraces planted with lawns, flowering trees, flowers, a lotus pool and pavilions set against a wooded background." - AB Document (Unesco Description)Chavin Chichen-Itza surrounding El CastilloCostiera Amalfitana used for the vineyardsDacian Fortresses Sarmizegetusa Regia was constructed on five terraces (wiki)El Fuerte de Samaipata By the IncasFort and Shalamar Gardens Shalamar Gardens are terracedIwami Ginzan Silver Mine "... over 1,000 man-made flat terraces, large and
small, have been identified. The flat areas are
the sites of workshops where silver production was carried out" (nom file)Konso Koutammakou "Some of the fields are terraces on the hills."Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Machu Picchu Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
Maulbronn Monastery The Cistercians (and their lay brothers) made them for water management purposesMount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha "The monasteries demonstrate a flexible architectural style that adapts to the landscape. Some, such as the halls of Baoguosi, are built on terraces of varying levels" (wiki)Nemrut Dag "This funerary mound, whose interior layout remains unknown despite numerous attempts to locate the dromos, is surrounded on the east, west and north sides by artificial terraces" (AB ev)Oaxaca and Monte Alban Monte Alban: "the site is characterized by several hundred artificial terraces" (wiki)Palenque Persepolis Persepolis is located over a half artificial terrace.Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands Potsdam Sans Souci Palace Vineyard TerracePreah Vihear Temple (stone terraces attached to the hills forming entraces and temple grounds)Qadisha Valley agricultural terracesQuebrada de Humahuaca The precolumbian site of Coctaca has agricultural terracesQuirigua Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Villa della Regina's Terrace GardenRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Rio Abiseo National Park Gran PajatSan Agustín "huge monumental platforms, terraces and mounds"San Pedro de la Roca Castle built in a series of terracesSerra de Tramuntana ; linkSukur Terraced fieldsTarraco built on terracesUm er-Rasas Cultivated terraces were built by damming the bottom of local wadis with low terrace walls (nom file)Upper Middle Rhine Valley Vat Phou Vat Phou Temple (stone terraces attached to the hills forming entraces and temple grounds)Vatican City Cortile del Belvedere (never completed)Villa d'Este Wachau Cultural Landscape vine terracesWulingyuan Rice field terraces of Tujia villagesXochicalco "The main ceremonial center is atop an artificially leveled hill, with remains of residential structures, mostly unexcavated, on long terraces covering the slopes" W(wiki)
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