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People walk past the Grand Mosque of Djenne, a UNESCO World-Heritage listed site, in Djenne, Sept.

Humayun's tomb is a complex of buildings built as the Mughal Emperor Humayun's tomb, commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale The complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993

Humayun's tomb is a complex of buildings built as the Mughal Emperor Humayun's tomb, commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale The complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993

Divriği Great Mosque and Hospital is an ornately decorated mosque and medical complex built in 1299 in the small eastern Anatolian mountain town of Divriği, now in Sivas. The exquisite carvings and architecture of both buildings put them among the most important works of architecture in Anatolia and led to their inclusion on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1985. Of particular note are the geometrical and floral reliefs on the main door #travel

Divriği Great Mosque and Hospital is an ornately decorated mosque and medical complex built in 1299 in the small eastern Anatolian mountain town of Divriği, now in Sivas. The exquisite carvings and architecture of both buildings put them among the most important works of architecture in Anatolia and led to their inclusion on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1985. Of particular note are the geometrical and floral reliefs on the main door #travel

See Reichenau Island, Germany (UNESCO site) - TripBucket

Reichenau Island lies in Lake Constance in southern Germany. The island is connected to the mainland by a causeway that was completed in

☆Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Si Sanphet)☆ #Thailand #WorldHeritage

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The UNESCO World Heritage List

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In 1990 Potsdam, Germany's Sanssouci Palace and its extensive gardens were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Su Naraxi, Barumini, Sardinia, UNESCO site | by Jon Connell in Flickr

Su Nuraxi is a nuragic archaeological site in Barumini, Sardinia, Italy. It was inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997 as Su Nuraxi di Barumini. Su Nuraxi simply means "the nuraghe" in Sardinian.

Petra Jordanie

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Petra, Jordan is famous for its rock cut architecture - Globus Faith Tours -

St Martin's Church, Canterbury, UK, from the northeast    The church dates from 597AD and was built by monks, led by Augustine (Saint Augustine), who had been sent by Pope Gregory to England to convert the people to Christianity.  It is the oldest, continually used parish church in England, and is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site also consisting of Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey.

St Martin's Church, Canterbury, UK, from the northeast The church dates from 597AD and was built by monks, led by Augustine (Saint Augustine), who had been sent by Pope Gregory to England to convert the people to Christianity. It is the oldest, continually used parish church in England, and is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site also consisting of Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey.

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The preservation warriors: saving the past for the future - CSMonitor.com

The preservation warriors: saving the past for the future

The preservation warriors: saving the past for the future. As more of the world’s cultural monuments face destruction from ISIS and other groups, activists rush to preserve history with shovels and software.

The Moldovița Monastery is a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra Moldoviței, Suceava County, Moldavia, Romania. It was founded as a protective barrier against the Muslim Ottoman conquerors from the East. The best preserved are the monasteries in the towns of Suceviţa, Moldovița, Voroneț, Humor, Suceava, Pătrăuți, and Probota. Seven of them--including the Monastery of Moldovița--were placed on UNESCO World Heritage list in 1993.

The Moldovița Monastery is a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra Moldoviței, Suceava County, Moldavia, Romania. It was founded as a protective barrier against the Muslim Ottoman conquerors from the East. The best preserved are the monasteries in the towns of Suceviţa, Moldovița, Voroneț, Humor, Suceava, Pătrăuți, and Probota. Seven of them--including the Monastery of Moldovița--were placed on UNESCO World Heritage list in 1993.

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