12 Historic Sites & Ancient Ruins in Danger of Disappearing
Vandalism, climate change, encroaching development and rampant commercialism – these are just a few of the threats facing priceless ancient ruins and historical sites around the world. While over 200 sites are in danger, the Global Heritage Fund has named these 12 sites as most likely to disappear if action isn’t taken immediately, erasing evidence of hundreds or even thousands of years of human history including an Armenian city that once rivaled Constantinople and a sacred place of…
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Saint Nicholas Church This flooded church of Saint Nicholas sits in the Mavorvo Lake in Macedonia. The destruction was actually intentional; the lake was created to support a power plant, and the church and surrounding village were merely caught in the wake of progress. What's left is an eerie juxtaposition of the dilapidated building against the lovely landscape.