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Tourists visit the Bell caves locate at the Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park in central Israel, on June 24 2014. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee declared the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha to be a World Heritage Site. A network of some hundreds of man-made caves, excavated near  the ancient towns of Maresha and Beit-Guvrin, that bear witness to a succession of historical periods of excavation and usage stretching over 2,000 years, from the Iron Age to the Crusades, as well as a great variety of subterranean construction methods, according to the committee.

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Tourists visit the Bell caves located at the Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park in central Israel on Tuesday. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee declared the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha to be a World Heritage Site

A Nepalese resident feeds pigeons in Durbar Square in Kathmandu on January 9, 2014. Home to the palaces of Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city, Durbar Square is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

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A Nepalese resident feeds pigeons in Durbar Square in Kathmandu on Thursday. Home to the palaces of Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city, Durbar Square is a Unesco world heritage site

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

A worker sweeps in front of Taj Mahal in Agra, India, early Monday morning, June 3, 2013. The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO Heritage site, was built in 1631 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and attracts tens of thousands of tourists every year. (AP Photo/Pawan Sharma)

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A worker sweeps in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India