How many of these historic centres can you identify?

With old town squares, towering steeples and endless charm, we can’t resist a historic centre with tales of the past etched into every cobble. How many can you recognise?

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1. Which Middle Eastern city does this historic centre belong?

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2. In which Baltic capital will you find this old town?

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3. Can you identify which city these copper-coloured tiles belong to?

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4. This colourful cluster of half-timbered buildings belong to which French city?

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5. This beautiful old town can of course only be in…

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6. In which Japanese city will you find this picturesque view?

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7. This panoramic view of a historic medina was captured in which North African city?

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8. If you’re wanting a chocolate-box old town, you can’t get much better than this one. Where is it?

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9. Can you identify this UNESCO-listed ancient town in Italy?

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10. In which Canadian city will you find this 17th-century old town?

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11. This historic French district can be found in which US city?

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12. Can you identify which city’s historic centre is home to this square?