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Baracoa

-06 were built in the present Fidel Castro period. '''Baracoa''', nicknamed ''La Ciudad Primera'', is Cuba's easternmost and oldest city. It is popular among tourists for its indigenous-inflected unique local culture, distinctive local cuisine, natural rainforest surroundings, and its chocolate. Understand File:ElYunqueBaracoa.JPG 400px thumbnail right alt El Yunque, an anvil-shaped mountain, surrounded by rainforests


Jinju

and pleasant living environment. Jinju cuisine thumb left ''Jinju bibimbap'' (File:Korean cuisine-Jinju bibimbap-01.jpg) Jinju has a number of distinctive local delicacies which reflect the tastes of Jinju people. Perhaps most celebrated is Jinju bibimbap, which distinguishes itself from the common Korean rice and vegetable dish by its use of ''yukhoe'', made with raw beef and generous amounts of sesame oil. Also famous is Namgang (Nam River) Grilled Eel (''minmul jangeo''), which is caught


Jeonju

food research, a system of nurturing talented chefs, and its hosting of distinctive local food festivals. History Located in the fertile Honam plain, famous for strawberries and exceptional produce, Jeonju has been an important regional center


Andong

distinctive local identities. The kisaeng of Jinju were particularly adept at the Geommu, a traditional sword dance. commons:Andong


Gjirokastër

;ref name "Petersen" Since Gjirokastër's membership to UNESCO, a number of houses have been restored, though others continue to degrade. thumb right 250px Enver Hoxha's House turned into a Museum (File:Hodza house.jpg)thumb thumb left 250px Zekate House (File:Gjirokastër – Zekate House 01 – front.jpg) Many houses in Gjirokastër have a distinctive local style that has earned the city the nickname "City of Stone", because most of the old houses have roofs covered with flat dressed stones. A very similar style can be seen in the Pelion district of Greece. The city, along with Berat, was among the few Albanian cities preserved in the 1960s and 1970s from modernizing building programs. Both cities gained the status of "museum town" and are UNESCO World Heritage sites (List of World Heritage Sites in Europe). The Gjirokastër Castle dominates the town and overlooks the strategically important route along the river valley. It is open to visitors and contains a military museum featuring captured artillery and memorabilia of the Communist resistance against German occupation, as well as a captured United States Air Force plane, to commemorate the Communist regime's struggle against the imperialist powers. Additions were built during the 19th and 20th centuries by Ali Pasha of Tepelene and the Government of King Zog. Today it possesses five towers and houses a clock tower, a church, water fountains, horse stables, and many more amenities. The northern part of the castle was turned into a prison by Zog's government and housed political prisoners during the communist regime. Gjirokastër features an old Ottoman bazaar which was originally built in the 17th century; it was rebuilt in the 19th century after a fire. There are more than 200 homes preserved as "cultural monuments" in Gjirokastër today. The Gjirokastër Mosque, built in 1757, dominates the bazaar. When the town was first proposed for inclusion on the World Heritage list in 1988, International Council on Monuments and Sites experts were nonplussed by a number of modern constructions which detracted from the old town's appearance. The historic core of Gjirokastër was finally inscribed in 2005, 15 years after its original nomination. Climate commons:Gjirokastra


Baalbek

;The Iconography and Cult of the Aphrodite of Aphrodisias" ; her upcoming book will present a catalogue of all surviving images. She was a distinctive local goddess who became, by ''interpretatio graeca'', identified with the Greek Aphrodite. Her canonical image, typical of Anatolian cult images, shows that she is related to the ''Lady of Ephesus'', Lisa Brody notes other images of similar formula: the Artemis of Perge (Perge), the Clarus Artemis of Claros


Middlesbrough

whom he would fuss a lot, especially when the elderly convict was due to face the parole board. Blanco did concede that, for all his fussing, Lukewarm did keep the cell nice and clean. Lukewarm is often seen knitting. thumb right 220px Across Eller Beck to Goathland railway station (File:Across Eller Beck to Goathland Station - geograph.org.uk - 311276.jpg) The North York Moors scenery is the backdrop to most episodes. In earlier series, Aidensfield's most distinctive local landmark


Brittany

the formation of the Pyrenees and the Alps. Changes in sea levels and climate led to a strong erosion and to the formation of more sedimentary rocks. Metamorphism is responsible for the distinctive local blue schist and for the rich subsoil of the Groix island (Groix), which comprises glaucophane and epidote.


Kingston upon Hull

station The North York Moors scenery is the backdrop to most episodes. In earlier series, Aidensfield's most distinctive local landmark—like that of its real-life counterpart—was the RAF Fylingdales Early Warning Station (RAF Fylingdales), the exterior of which appeared in numerous episodes. This is no longer featured, however, since the original "golf balls" were demolished in the 1990s. When the action moves further afield (for example, when an old-fashioned market town


Cincinnati

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