Oct 8, 2009

Peru's Machu Picchu ruins included in WMF list of endangered monuments

The World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced the 2010 World Monuments Watch list, and the famous Peruvian Machu Picchu ruins are included in it.

According to the WMF report, the stone structures and platforms, which have withstood the ravages of time, wars and earthquakes, are now vulnerable because of the constant and significant increase in visits and the urbanization of surrounding areas.

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