Laureates 2004

Past - Cities: Historical Legacy

Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Jerusalem has made one of the most important contributions to humanity for being the holy place where monotheism was shaped to become the core of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Istanbul

Istanbul

Istanbul has made one of the most important contributions to humanity for it embodies the history of West and East in miniature, proudly caring for and displaying the monuments and treasures of its grand empires.
The city of Istanbul stands precisely between West and East: geographically, historically and

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Rome

Rome

Rome has made one of the most important contributions to humanity for its jurisprudence, its language and the importance of its historical legacy, all of which have influenced civilization throughout the centuries.

The city of Rome has carried out numerous efforts to preserve and maintain its museums, its archaeological sites and historic monuments. In recent years, its projects have become of paramount importance and are based on the strict

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