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Argentina

BUENOS AIRES HISTORIC CENTER

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The first permanent European settlement on the site of modern-day Buenos Aires was founded in 1580 by Spanish conquistador Juan de Garay. (Learn More)

Chile

EASTER ISLAND (RAPA NUI)—MOAI CONSERVATION PROJECT

Easter Island, Chile

A Polynesian volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most point of the Polynesian triangle, Easter Island—known locally as Rapa Nui—is a special territory of Chile that was annexe (Learn More)

Czech Republic

LEDNICE AND VALTICE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

Lednice and Valtice, Czech Republic

Over the centuries, the rural countryside between the southern Moravian towns of Lednice and Valtice had been a landscape divided by shifting national borders, scarred by conflicts like the Thirty (Learn More)

PORTA COELI MONASTERY

Tišnov-Predklášterí, Czech Republic

Porta Coeli is a Cistercian monastery in Tišnov-Předklášteří, a small village near Brno in the Czech Republic. (Learn More)

Hungary

ESZTERHÁZA CASTLE

Fertöd, Hungary

Eszterhàza Castle, a baroque country residence completed in 1784, served as a principal home of the wealthy and influential Hungarian house of Esterhazy. (Learn More)

Italy

ANCIENT POMPEII

Pompeii, Italy

The ancient Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum and villas near the Bay of Naples were buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in August A.D. (Learn More)

Mexico

CONFERENCE ON THE PRESERVATION OF AMERICAN FORTIFICATIONS

Campeche, Mexico

Through the World Monuments Watch, WMF became increasingly aware of the conservation challenges facing the heritage of historic fortifications throughout the Americas. (Learn More)

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS ON ARCHITECTURAL COVERS IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXTS

Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico

Archaeological sites around the world are specially threatened by exposure to the elements. (Learn More)

Panama

HISTORIC CENTER OF COLÓN

Colón, Panama

Colón, originally a low-lying coral island, lies at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal. (Learn More)

Romania

BRANCUSI’S ENDLESS COLUMN ENSEMBLE

Târgu-Jiu, Romania

Erected in 1934, the Endless Column by famed Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) has been hailed as one of the great works of twentieth-century outdoor sculpture. (Learn More)

Syria

AMRIT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Near Tartous, Syria

Amrit is an ancient Phoenician site located on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. (Learn More)

TEMPLE OF THE STORM GOD IN THE CITADEL OF ALEPPO

Aleppo, Syria

The storm god is an ancient divinity that manifested itself in awe-inspiring thunderstorms and was important for agriculture. (Learn More)

United States

ADOBE MISSIONS OF NEW MEXICO

Various, New Mexico, United States

The adobe churches of New Mexico were built as part of the Franciscan missionary campaign in the New World. (Learn More)

CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Charleston was founded in 1670 by English colonists and relocated in 1680 to its present location, where the Ashley and Cooper rivers meet the Atlantic Ocean. (Learn More)

CHURCH OF ST. ANN AND THE HOLY TRINITY

Brooklyn, New York, United States

The Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity is one of the most important monuments of the Gothic Revival in America. (Learn More)