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Where to find the world's wonderful walled cities

Love Exploring Logo By Rachel Truman of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 32: Since ancient times, humans have built walls to safeguard their homes and communities from attack. While many famous fortified cities such as Jericho and Troy have crumbled over time, plenty of characterful towns and cities with their age-old walls intact remain. From hilltop citadels to fortified coastal enclaves, we scour the world to find some of the most beautiful.

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Since ancient times, humans have built walls to safeguard their homes and communities from attack. While many famous fortified cities such as Jericho and Troy have crumbled over time, plenty of characterful towns and cities with their age-old walls intact remain. From hilltop citadels to fortified coastal enclaves, we scour the world to find some of the most beautiful.
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