15 UNESCO Sites to See While You Can

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<p>UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger consists of 44 sites that face urgent threats to their integrity as spots of &quot;outstanding universal value,&quot; ranging from environmental degradation to urbanization, overpopulation, and excessive development. These sites are not off-limits to tourists, though. In fact, for some dedicated travelers, there’s no better time to glimpse these historical world wonders before they change&mdash;or disappear&mdash;forever. Here are 15 of the sites you must see before it’s too late.</p> <br> <p><em>By Maggie Gorman</em></p>

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