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    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
    • Forbidden Kingdoms: UNESCO World Heritage Sites 'Blacklisted' for Danger
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    The trade settlement of Sabratha was established by the Phoenicians in the 7th-6th centuries BC on the Mediterranean Gulf of Sidra in Libya. The site has preserved a Roman theater, temples erected to worship Greek and Egyptian gods, and a Christian basilica which dates back to the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian.

    The UK Foreign Office has compiled a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites which cannot be safely visited. The "black list" includes 66 places scattered over many countries. Let's examine those dangerous but nevertheless unique and amazing locations.

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    monuments, World Heritage Site, photos, The amphitheater of El Jem, Krak des Chevaliers castle, UK Foreign Office, UNESCO, Shibam, Ashur, Lamu, Loropeni, Derbent, Sabratha, Baalbek, Timbuktu
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