They will disappear in the near future.
The monuments can threaten anything: after the earthquake in Italy on the Coliseum, new cracks, from-for heavy rains destroyed Pompeii and of Peter, Liverpool, that’s disfigure developers… Natural disasters, good tourists, indifferent of power, the evil terrorists, fanatics and such monumental appearance of the sights will soon be only ruins.
The ancient capital of the Edomites and of the Nabataean Kingdom — the “Pink city” as it is called because of the color of its walls, is one of the major tourist attractions of Jordan.
Tourists bring in is the place the money — and destruction: the touch of many hands to the facades and columns, like the wind with rain, lead to erosion, which gradually eats away the walls of the famous temple of El-Khazneh, which must take pictures of every tourist who visited here. And donkeys and camels add to the trouble the ancient roads…
Ruins of the ancient city sunk beneath the lava flows from Vesuvius, threatens final destruction. The frequent rains do not give the city walls to dry properly, and the soil they becomes extremely unstable. Over the past five years it collapsed three walls and one building — and all because of climate change.
All this gave rise to the UNESCO Committee in 2014 to say that Pompeii is about to disappear from the face of the Earth, if people do not take serious measures for the drainage of the soil.
The Colosseum, Italy
A powerful earthquake in the fall of 2016 in Central Italy caused the destruction of 100 cities of the country and left without a roof over your head, 25 thousand of its inhabitants. Affected houses, churches, schools and architectural sites.
Including the pride of Italy — Roman Colosseum: in the walls of the 2,000 year-old buildings had new cracks.
Chan Chan, Peru
The center of culture Chimu and the capital of the state of education Timor, conquered by the Incas, is the largest monument of architecture of pre-Columbian America, through which you can explore the features of the political and social structure of States that existed 800 years ago (the city was built around 1300).
The city was divided into nine citadels, each of which were houses, temples, warehouses, service management, handicraft workshops, agricultural buildings and even running water. Climate change has brought to the city of destruction: before the rains here were rare, now annual storms literally wash away the ancient buildings.
Abu Mina, Egypt
The ancient city, located 45 km South-West of Alexandria, belongs to the era of early Christianity. Here is the tomb of Mines Katanskogo, the Christian Martyr who died at the end of III — beginning of IV century ad: after his death, his body carted by camel, and then followed the pilgrims. By the seventh century there were numerous monasteries, houses, pottery workshops, and bath complexes — appeared early Christian city.
Archaeological excavations were held here only in 1905-1907, when he was discovered Basilica and the Church: now this place is already seven temple complexes, with its marble columns and elements of Coptic, Egyptian, Byzantine and Greek architecture.
Tower Nakagin, Tokyo
The building designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa was erected in Tokyo in 1972. This is an amazing example of Japanese metabolism architectural currents of postwar Japan based on the idea of the building as a living organism.
The house consists of 140 individual capsules that function as cell-modules, which is located inside offices or apartments. However, now the building is nothing — in 2007, the tenants decided to live in this house it is impossible (too hard and walls asbestos), and proposed to demolish it. But the building is still standing and awaiting reconstruction.
Djinguereber Mosque, Timbuktu, Mali
The ancient mosques (built in 1327) Timbuktu, where in the XV–XVI centuries it housed one of the main centers for the study of Islam, in 2012, was attacked by the terrorists immediately after it has made to the world heritage list as threatened. Seven of the sixteen mausoleums within the complex, were destroyed. Others threatened not so much the people, seeking to destroy all that is beautiful in its way, how much climate change — old Malian town slowly comes the desert.
Colonial city, where in 1625 there were 160 thousand inhabitants, is one of the highest in the world, it is at a height of 4090 m.
However, he’s going to go underground for 500 years in its vicinity are digging a mine. There is a large silver Deposit, and the whole mountain is dotted with deep holes.
The port of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
In XVIII–XIX centuries Liverpool was not yet a town The Beatles — back then it was a major port of the British Empire, where converged the paths of seafarers and merchants. Buildings and docks, occupying about 4 sq km in 2004 made the list of UNESCO world heritage.
However, the development project involving the construction of a 50-storey skyscraper, the feat of the defenders of the masterpieces of architecture to move it to another list, which contains objects that are under threat. Liverpool became the only one that is in Europe.
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