World Heritage Sites that could disappear anytime; Stars Insider

There are more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, about 830 of which are cultural. These are landmarks or areas that carry such strong cultural, historical, or scientific significance, that international treaties have been signed in efforts to protect them. However, more than 50 of them are currently endangered and, unless measures are put in place, could be ruined beyond repair, according to UNESCO’s website. Click through the gallery to see 15 of the world’s most endangered cultural sites.

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Spiritual Sites: Take A Virtual Tour of Jerusalem and the Holy Land; Toby Saltzman; Zoomer

 

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Coronavirus forces Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre to close its doors for first time since 1349: ‘Very sad’; Caleb Parke; Fox News

As Israel fights to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the Holy Land, the new virus is shutting down historic sites, sacred to the major religions.

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Discovering Jerusalem – and the oldest tattoo parlour in the world; Philip Lancaster; Scottish Mail

The Scottish Mail on Sunday’s Philip Lancaster visits Razzouk Tattoo, which has been tattooing Christian pilgrims since the year 1300.

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‘There’s something about Jerusalem you can’t turn away from’: the 3,000-year-old city is history in motion; Sohini Mitter; Your Story

An hour’s drive from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem is an old, sombre, sepia-tinted land that takes you back to about a dozen historical empires and several hundred years…

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10 Best Architecture Photography Locations in the World; Craig Hull; Expert Photography

There’s many famous monuments Craig Hull can’t photograph, so check his list of architecture photography locations he can capture. Your dose of daily inspiration!

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Israel – the Holy Land of tourist attractions; Stephen Marshal; Times of Israel

From the blog of Stephen Marshal at The Times of Israel…

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10 stunning places you should visit before they disappear; Vrutika Shah; GQ India

Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls

There are several amazing destinations in the world to see, but we might lose them due to climate changes. Visit these stunning places soon before they are wiped off from the earth.

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Jerusalem, Israel; Napoli Restaurant Alert

Jerusalem – Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls

This month the writer was fortunate to attend a Women Leader’s Trade Mission to Israel, with 40 diverse and fabulous Australian women, organised by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce; her group spent four days in Jerusalem and four days in Tel Aviv.

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Living in: The world’s greatest walled cities; Lindsey Galloway; BBC

What’s it like to have a towering piece of history surrounding your backyard? Lindsey Galloway asked residents of five fortified towns across the globe.

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