Incredible UNESCO Sites in Danger of Disappearing

By Lianna Trubowitz - 2013-11-21T18:36:38Z

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Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Georgia

Why it’s special: The former capital of Georgia, referred to as the spiritual heart of the country, has three picturesque, clifftop medieval churches.

Why it’s in danger: Lack of preservation: Unaddressed deterioration of the architecture and artwork landed this site on the at-risk list.

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