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A statue is covered during restoration work at Westminster Abbey on December 9, 2016 in London, England. Restoration work is continuing to transform part of the 13th-century Triforium into a new viewing and gallery area that will be open to the public for the first time. As well as exhibiting many historical objects from the abbey, the new £19m GBP space will give visitors views down over the abbey buildings and the neighbouring Palace of Westminster. The work is due to be completed by 2018.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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A statue is covered during restoration work at Westminster Abbey in London, England. Restoration work is continuing to transform part of the 13th-century Triforium into a new viewing and gallery area that will be open to the public for the first time. The work is due to be completed by 2018. Photo Dan Kitwood/Getty Images 

TOPSHOTS Nepalese soldiers stand next to...TOPSHOTS Nepalese soldiers stand next to wrecked buildings at Durbar square, a UNESCO world heritage site that was badly damaged by the earthquake, in the historical centre of Kathmandu on April 29, 2015,  following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the Himalayan nation on April 25. Rescuers are facing a race against time  to find survivors of a mammoth earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people when it through Nepal five days ago and devastated large parts of one of Asia's poorest nations.    AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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Nepalese soldiers stand next to wrecked buildings at Durbar square, a UNESCO world heritage site that was badly damaged by the earthquake, in the historical centre of Kathmandu, Nepal 

Gilles of Binche parade, a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest annual carnival in Belgium.

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Gilles of Binche parade, a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest annual carnival in Belgium.

Victorian Reservoir Opens As Part Of Heritage Open Month...LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02:  Joey Ellison, Chairman of Dingle 2000, the trustee organisation for the Toxteth Reservoir, poses inside Toxteth Reservoir on September 2, 2013 in Liverpool, England. The interior of the magnificent example of Victorian architecture and engineering will be open to the public for viewing on Friday 6 September from 10am - 4pm as part of Heritage Open Month. The covered reservoir houses stunning internal brickwork and a roof supported by cast iron columns of curved bricked arches. The building which supplied fresh water to the people of Toxteth is one of the earliest examples of public health engineering in the world.

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Joey Ellison, Chairman of Dingle 2000, the trustee organisation for the Toxteth Reservoir, stands inside Toxteth Reservoir in Liverpool, England. The interior of the magnificent example of Victorian architecture and engineering will be open to the public from Friday as part of Liverpool’s Heritage Open Month 

The sun sets on the Mont Saint-Michel, a Unesco world heritage site, western France.

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The sun sets over Mont Saint-Michel, a Unesco world heritage site in western France