GLOBAL TREASURES: Finland (Rauma)

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Global Treasures: Rauma
Ullman, Frank - Television Director

Catalogue Number: GTR-DVD-1246
UPC: 879061008450

Global Treasures - History's Most Protected Monuments - Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Places as unique and diverse as the wilds of East Africa's Serengeti, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Baroque cathedrals of Latin America make up our world's heritage. Join us as we explore one of these protected monuments.

Located in Finland, Rauma's most striking feature is its well-preserved and picturesque old town that features a total of no less than 600 historic buildings.

Some of the wooden buildings are still inhabited, while others have been fully restored and have been transformed into various retail shops. Covering an area of 30 hectares, Rauma's remarkable old buildings invoke the captivating atmosphere of a lost age. The city's ambience is augmented by its many other facets. Cafés, art galleries and boutiques fill the streets with life! No other city in Scandinavia contains an old town that compares with the historic and romantic splendor of Rauma.

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