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Part 2: World Unesco Sites to Visit Before They're Gone: Page 3 of 5

Part 2: World Unesco Sites to Visit Before They're Gone: Page 3 of 5

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    Sep 07, 2015   Author : admin

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8. Petra, Jordan. Rich in history as it was once a flourishing trade center for spices, frankincense and myrrh, the “Lost City” of Petra might be lost forever if efforts to conserve it remain dire. With its intricate architectural designed tombs, temples, altars and amphitheater sculpted into red stone cliffs, Petra continues to be Jordan’s most valuable gem. However it might disappear soon as the red sandstone is an easy prey of erosion. With millions of visitors every year, the site is being threatened due to structural instability and restless management issues.

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