Climate change, industrial activity, poaching, and urban expansion are a few of the problems that plague the preservation of the world’s most important monuments and natural areas.
All over the globe, from Rome to Zimbabwe, civilizations have left behind impressive monuments and structures that attest to their former glory.
From ancient wonders to modern cities, soul-stirring deserts to plush beach resorts, this country is a land of fascinating contrasts and history.
We’ve highlighted ten of the newly anointed World Heritage Sites, including 2,000-year-old structures in Israel and the stunningly modern Singapore Botanic Gardens.
UNESCO added 26 new locations to its list of World Heritage Sites in 2014. Here are 10 of the best.
From ancient architecture to pristine nature reserves, UNESCO offers inexhaustible inspiration for life-changing trips to every corner of the globe.