Places You Have 💯 to Visit before They Disappear 🏝🌋🏔 ...

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There are various reasons why places, buildings and monuments disappear.

Some are lost to war, natural disasters and the elements or even politics.

Others are in danger simply because the way they were constructed just won’t hold them together forever.

It is sad sites of cultural heritage are at risk.

Here are some sites that are in danger of disappearing so you might want to think about visiting sooner rather than later.

1. Dalieh of Raouche, Lebanon

Dalieh of Raouche, Lebanon

Used as a public space for more than 7,000 years, the Dalieh of Raouche may become a victim of a development frenzy that has destroyed or privatized many of Beirut’s open spaces.

2. Arch of Janus, Rome, Italy

Arch of Janus, Rome, Italy

The arch is the last remaining in the Forum Boarium that hasn't been restored.2

it is suffering from decay and air pollution.

3. Wentworth Woodhouse, England

Wentworth Woodhouse, England

This is the largest house in the United Kingdom.

It has been through a long period of decline and is up for sale with a price tag of £8 million.

Repair and renovation costs are estimated at £40 million ($60 million).

4. Gon-Nila-Phuk Cave Temples and Fort, Ladakh, India

Gon-Nila-Phuk Cave Temples and Fort, Ladakh, India

The Buddhist paintings and mandalas on the walls of the Gon-Nila-Phuk cave temples are of artistic and spiritual significance but the rocks surrounding them are disintegrating.2

5. Pavlopetri, Elafonisos, Greece

Pavlopetri, Elafonisos, Greece

Pavlopetri is the world’s oldest known submerged city and is under threat from disturbances caused by large ships and pollution.

6. Chug-Chug Geoglyphs, Calama and Maria Elena Municipalities, Chile

Chug-Chug Geoglyphs, Calama and Maria Elena Municipalities, Chile

The 1,000 year old petroglyphs in the Atacama Desert are not protected by any heritage status other than being declared a national monument.

7. Church of São Cristóvão, Lisbon, Portugal

Church of São Cristóvão, Lisbon, Portugal

The 16th century church managed to survive the huge earthquake of 1755 but needs major restoration to maintain its splendor.

8. Ladeira Da Misericórdia, Salvador, Brazil

Ladeira Da Misericórdia, Salvador, Brazil

Ladeira da Misericordia (Mercy Slope) has been abandoned for more than 20 years.

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