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The shocking cost of saving the world's amazing buildings from ruin

Lovemoney Logo By Anna Tobin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 25: All over the world there are iconic pieces of historical architecture that were in such a bad state of disrepair they could have literally fallen apart piece by piece. Some of these buildings are still at risk of total ruin. We take a look at some of the most well-known structures and examine what, if anything, has being done to restore them to their former glory. As you'll see, some of the costs involved are astronomical.

Iconic architecture in need of repair

All over the world there are iconic pieces of historical architecture that were in such a bad state of disrepair they could have literally fallen apart piece by piece. Some of these buildings are still at risk of total ruin. We take a look at some of the most well-known structures and examine what, if anything, has being done to restore them to their former glory. As you'll see, some of the costs involved are astronomical.
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