12/08/2010 01:51 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

World Cities With Amazing Old Town Neighborhoods (PHOTOS)

There is always countless history in the cities of the world--from shipping to financial to political to religious history. Certain cities, though, have old town areas that are so stunningly old they are simply awe-inspiring to walk through.

Here are 17 world cities with old neighborhoods and historic old town worth a trip.