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Threatened tourist attractions

The following are among the world's 100 most endangered sites, according to the World Monuments Fund. These sites are threatened specifically by poorly managed tourism - and other factors such as deterioration caused by age, war, weather, or pollution.

• Vallegrande Rock Art, Bolivia

• Shackleton's Hut, Antarctica

• Great Wall of China Cultural Landscape, China

• Ephesus Archaeological Site, Turkey

• Panticapaeum Ancient City, Ukraine

• Roman Villa of Rabacal, Portugal

• Palaikastro Archaeological Site, Greece (tourism development)

• Tucume Archaeological Complex, Peru

• Bandiagara Escarpment Cultural Landscape, Mali

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