National Geographic edetabel 2008 november

National Geographic reastas maailma linnasid selle põhjal, kuidas need on suutnud ühte sulatada oma ajaloolise pärandi ja tänapäevased arengud. Tallinna vanalinn on 36. kohal.

2008 DESTINATIONS RATED
Historic Places Rated: The List
http://traveler.nationalgeographic.com/2008/11/historic-destinations-rated/intro-text
http://traveler.nationalgeographic.com/2008/11/historic-destinations-rated/list-text

  1. Austria: Wachau/Melk Abbey (score: 88)

  2. Ontario: Rideau Canal corridor (score: 84)

  3. Belgium: Historic Center of Ghent (score: 81)

  4. Japan: Nikko historic areas (score: 81)

  5. Austria: Graz (score: 80)

  6. France: Aix-en-Provence (score: 80)

  7. France: Dijon and Bourgogne region (score: 80)

  8. Germany: Potsdam historic areas (score: 80)

  9. Sweden: Stockholm's Gamla Stan (score: 80)

  10. Argentina: Mendoza wine estancias (score: 79)

  11. Indiana: Columbus (score: 78)

  12. Japan: Ancient Nara (score: 78)

  13. Mexico: Querétaro City & Sierra Gordo (score: 78)

  14. France: Lyon historic areas (score: 77)

  15. South Carolina: Charleston (score: 77)

  16. Brazil: Paratí, RJ (score: 76)

  17. Czech Republic: Medieval Cesky Krumlov (score: 76)

  18. Scotland: Edinburgh historic areas (score: 76)

  19. Australia: Sydney Harbor (score: 75)

  20. England: York (score: 75)

  21. Italy: San Gimignano (score: 75)

  22. Oregon: Ashland (score: 75)

  23. Croatia: Korcula (score: 74)

  24. Japan: Kamakura (score: 74)

  25. Minnesota: Red Wing (score: 74)

  26. Washington: Port Townsend (score: 74)

  27. Greece: Meteora (score: 73)

  28. New Hampshire: Portsmouth (score: 73)

  29. Nova Scotia: Lunenburg (score: 73)

  30. Germany: Munich historic areas (score: 72)

  31. Quebec: Montréal historic areas (score: 72)

  32. Virginia: Charlottesville and Monticello (score: 72)

  33. Georgia (U.S.): Savannah (score: 71)

  34. North Carolina: Asheville (score: 71)

  35. Arizona: Hopi Villages (score: 70)

  36. Estonia: Medieval Tallinn (score: 70)

  37. Florida: Winter Park (score: 70)

  38. Germany: Dresden historic areas (score: 70)

  39. Italy: Bologna historic areas (score: 70)

  40. Maine: Portland historic downtown (score: 70)

  41. Massachusetts: Historic Boston (score: 70)

  42. Mississippi: Natchez (score: 70)

  43. Illinois: Galena (score: 69)

  44. Germany: Aachen old town (score: 69)

  45. Kentucky: Old Lexington, horse country (score: 69)

  46. Lithuania: Vilnius historic center (score: 69)

  47. Alaska: Sitka (score: 68)

  48. Ecuador: Cuenca (score: 68)

  49. Mexico: Morelia historic areas (score: 68)

  50. Virginia: Alexandria (score: 68)

  51. Ontario: Niagara-on-the-Lake (score: 67)

  52. Poland: Warsaw Stare Mjasto (score: 67)

  53. West Virginia: Harpers Ferry (score: 67)

  54. Guatemala: Antigua (score: 66)

  55. Turkey: Istanbul historic areas (score: 66)

  56. Colombia: Colonial Cartagena (score: 65)

  57. England: Canterbury (score: 65)

  58. Greece: Olympia (score: 65)

  59. Indonesia: Ubud (score: 65)

  60. Kenya: Lamu (score: 65)

  61. Mexico: Colonial Campeche (score: 65)

  62. Australia: Ballarat, Victoria (score: 64)

  63. Hungary: Budapest historic areas (score: 64)

  64. India: Khajuraho (score: 64)

  65. Malaysia: Georgetown (score: 64)

  66. New Jersey: Cape May (score: 64)

  67. Pennsylvania: Philadelphia historic areas (score: 64)

  68. Peru: Colonial Arequipa (score: 64)

  69. Sri Lanka: Galle (score: 64)

  70. France: Fortified Carcassonne (score: 63)

  71. Ireland: Dublin historic areas (score: 63)

  72. Maryland: Annapolis (score: 63)

  73. Massachusetts: Lowell (score: 63)

  74. Syria: Old City of Damascus (score: 63)

  75. Connecticut: Mystic Seaport (score: 62)

  76. Italy: Verona historic areas (score: 62)

  77. New Mexico: Santa Fe (score: 62)

  78. Rhode Island: Newport (score: 62)

  79. Florida: St. Augustine (score: 61)

  80. India: Medieval Orchha (score: 61)

  81. India: Puducherry (Pondicherry) (score: 61)

  82. Uzbekistan: Bukhara (score: 61)

  83. Vietnam: Hoi An (score: 61)

  84. Virginia: Richmond historic area (score: 61)

  85. North Carolina: Wilmington (score: 60)

  86. Laos: Luang Prabang (score: 59)

  87. New York: Lower Hudson Valley (score: 59)

  88. Romania: Sighisoara & Saxon Transylvania (score: 59)

  89. Uzbekistan: Samarkand (score: 59)

  90. Colorado: Telluride Valley (score: 58)

  91. India: Blue City of Jodhpur historic areas (score: 58)

  92. South Africa: Cape Town historic areas (score: 57)

  93. Massachusetts: Salem (score: 56)

  94. Vietnam: Hanoi historic areas (score: 56)

  95. China: Macao historic areas (score: 54)

  96. England: Stratford upon Avon (score: 54)

  97. Thailand: Ayutthaya (score: 53)

  98. India: Amritsar historic areas (score: 50)

  99. Malaysia: Old port of Malacca (score: 50)

  100. Louisiana: New Orleans historic areas (score: 47)

  101. Georgia (U.S.): Atlanta historic areas (score: 46)

  102. India: Golden City of Jaisalmer (score: 46)

  103. Maryland, Pennsylvania, & Virginia: "Hallowed Ground" US 15 corridor (score: 45)

  104. Pennsylvania: Lancaster County (score: 45)

  105. South Dakota: Deadwood (score: 45)

  106. Turkey: Hierapolis-Pamukkale (score: 45)

  107. Arizona: Tombstone (score: 39)

  108. Cambodia: Phnom Penh historic areas (score: 36)

  109. Colorado: Central City (score: 34)

USA linnasid on siin ebaõiglaselt palju ja kõrgel - ajaloolise pärandi osas ei ole ju Euroopaga reaalselt midagi võrrelda.