Lynchburg, Virginia, United States College Hill, Garland Hill, Daniel's Hill, Federal Hill, Diamond Hill, White Rock Hill, and Franklin Hill were the original "Seven Hills" of the City of Lynchburg.
Jerusalem, Israel This important religious center is situated on seven hills, but considering the various changes of the landscape over the centuries, it has not been possible to locate the hills on which the city rests.
Tirumala, India In Asia, there are few cities on seven hills, except in India. One of the hill town of Tirumala is precisely where the Temple of Seven Hills, the Tirumala Venkateswara. This temple is affirmed to be the most active place of worship in the world.
The site of a 1750 defeat of a native uprising and an 1810 oratory to the Virgin of Aranzazú, a Marian apparition and the city's patron saint, Cerro La Matanza was granted Village status by the Provincial Legislature, in 1826. An 1829 edict renamed the hamlet Victoria. The church (started in 1872) is dedicated to this patron. Designated a "city" in 1851, Victoria also features an abbey (Abadía Los Monjes del Niño Dios), founded by Benedictinemonks who arrived in 1899.
Parish of the Virgin of Aranzazú
The Victoria region is at the core of the fishing industry of commercially important species like sábalo (Prochilodus lineatus) and surubí (Pseudoplatystoma spp.); it produces 95% of the annual 27,000 tonnes of sábalo captured in the province. Concerns about over-exploitation of this resource have been raised lately.
The city has a beach resort, and the river at this point is appropriate for the practice of sports such as kayak sailing and windsurf. The municipality claims jurisdiction over 3,700 km² of islands and islets on the Paraná. Several fishing areas are reserved for sports purposes, while others are protected.
Every year Victoria hosts an extended Carnival Season; in 2005, for example, parades and dances were held on weekends from January to the beginning of March.
Victoria has seen increased touristic affluence since the opening of the connection with Rosario and the Greater Rosario area. A year later the high-class Casino was opened on the river front; and being one of the biggest such in the country it has brought much wealth for Victoria's tourism industry, attracting gamblers on a national scale.