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    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Masterpieces of Human Creative Genius: Enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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    Ephesus is an ancient Greek city situated in the western part of contemporary Turkey. The city was added as a World Heritage Site this year at the 39th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

    Above: Celsus library, Ephesus Turkey.

    Currently, the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites is comprised of 1031 special cultural or physical significant places from 163 countries. Several sites were included in the list in early July.

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    Forbidden City, Hevsel Gardens, Diyarbakir Fortress, Potala Palace, Christ the Redeemer, Sukhothai Historical Park, Stonehenge, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Palace of Versailles, Parthenon, UNESCO, Ephesus, China, Russia, Tibet, Greece
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