The Jewish Heritage Program was launched by World Monuments Fund in 1988 to draw attention to Jewish cultural heritage under threat as a result of the Jewish Diaspora and the inability of smaller communities to care for their sacred and secular sites. This publication describes ten historic...Read more
Offers a concise history of Angkor, the capital seat of the Khmer empire between the 9th and 13th centuries, and of the 12th century temple complex of Preah Khan, one of the most significant remains of the ancient Khmer civilization. Issued at a time when a ten-year conservation program of the...Read more
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At mid-height, Meryemana Kilisesi is buried midair in mother earth.
The trail crosses the orchard in the valley of Kiliclar, where vines bloom from their mounds of earth, and ascends 45 meters high where the valley narrows. In a quasi vertical crevice,...Read more
The Chassidic Route is a tourist route following the traces of Jewish communities through southeastern Poland, and soon also western Ukraine. Twenty-three communities in which priceless reminders of a centuries-old Jewish presence have survived have already joined the project. These are: Baligród,...Read more
A remarkable number of organizations, both public and private, from almost all the major countties ofthe Western world have been wotking for the past 20 yeats to restore the buildings of Venice and its art treasures. This international effort, unique in its scope and ambition, has come about as a...Read more
The Venice Committee of the World Monuments Fund maintains an office and Visitors Center in the Church of the Pieta in Venice. It has supported more than 20 major building restorations and conservation projects sillce the disastrous floods of 1966. The Committee also sponsors a wide range of...Read more