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UNESCO World Heritage Site ~ Heri es-Souani, Morocco ~ ruins of huge cereal barns ordered to be built by Moulay Ismail for the new imperial city of Meknes. Photo: daniel.virella via Flickr

UNESCO World Heritage Site ~ Heri es-Souani, Morocco ~ ruins of huge cereal barns ordered to be built by Moulay Ismail for the new imperial city of Meknes.

the ancient kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, Morocco UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ancient kasbah of Ait Benhaddou UNESCO World Heritage Site, Morocco by jitenshaman, via Flickr

The ancient kasbah of Ait Benhaddou UNESCO World Heritage Site, Morocco by jitenshaman.

https://flic.kr/p/bABVZw | Morocco - 197 | Eventually we arrived at the stunning Unesco world heritage site of Ait- Benhaddou. It is a fortified city or kzar  along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech.It sits on the Ounila River and consists of many Kasbahs. Several films have been shot here including Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Gladiator, Alexander and the kingdom of Heaven. It has a strong Berber Heritage which continues today. The building on…

Aït Benhaddou is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Pancha Rathas is an example of monolith Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century, located at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage site and village 60 km south of the capital Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Pancha Ratha is an example of monolith Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late century, located at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage site and village 60 km south of the capital Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Chefchaouen, Morocco - An entire city painted blue by Jewish refugees in the 1930's and has held the true blue color to this day.

One of my biggest goals in life is to go to Morocco. Chefchaouen, Morocco - An entire city painted blue by Jewish refugees in the and has held the true blue color to this day.

Volubilis, Maroc (Morocco). UNESCO World Heritage Site - Roman Archaeological Site of Volubilis in Morocco

Dad took me here as a child - Volubilis, Maroc (Morocco). UNESCO World Heritage Site - Roman Archaeological Site of Volubilis in Morocco

Canal of Traditional Flemish Gables and Belfry, Brugge, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Belgium

Canal of Traditional Flemish Gables and Belfry, Brugge, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Belgium

India, Belgium Bruges, World Heritage Sites, Luxembourg, Brussels, Finland, Netherlands, Amsterdam, James D'arcy

Dead Cities, Syria.  Was build around 100AC, more than 700 city in the North of Syria tell the story of the people lived there 2000 years ago. The ruins have churches and temples among them.

The Dead Cities of Syria: well-preserved architectural remains of dwellings, pagan temples, churches, cisterns, bathhouses.