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World Heritage Sites that could disappear anytime

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: The world is dotted with hidden wonders we rarely think or even know about. That's why efforts to preserve culturally-relevant sites are so important. There are more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, about 830 of which are cultural. These are landmarks or areas that carry such strong cultural, historical, or scientific significance, that international treaties have been signed in efforts to protect them. However, 56 of them are currently endangered and, unless measures are put in place, could be ruined beyond repair, according to UNESCO's website. Check out 15 of the world's most endangered cultural sites that hopefully will hang around for future generations.

World Heritage Sites that could disappear anytime

The world is dotted with hidden wonders we rarely think or even know about. That's why efforts to preserve culturally-relevant sites are so important. 

There are more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, about 830 of which are cultural. These are landmarks or areas that carry such strong cultural, historical, or scientific significance, that international treaties have been signed in efforts to protect them. However, 56 of them are currently endangered and, unless measures are put in place, could be ruined beyond repair, according to UNESCO's website.

Check out 15 of the world's most endangered cultural sites that hopefully will hang around for future generations.
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