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The Greatest Buildings You’ll Never See: 20 Priceless Monuments Lost in Conflict

War has taken a lot of things from a lot of people, be them adults of children. In the changes that have been taking over the Middle East in the past several years, that destruction is very clearly seen. There are monuments and buildings that have been destroyed mercilessly in war zones that have left many people feeling as though all the beauty in the world is disappearing from human greed. Here are some of the examples of locations that have been destroyed in the process of wars around the world. This is beauty that will never be able to be enjoyed by anyone again.

Palmyra, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Great Mosque of Samarra

priceless monuments lost in conflict

The Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Sanaa Old City, Yemen

priceless monuments lost in conflict

The Ancient City of Bosra, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

The Great Mosque of Aleppo, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Norias of Hama, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Citadel of Aleppo, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

 

Aleppo Souk, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Deir Ez-zor Bridge, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Nimrud, Iraq

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Crac des Chevaliers, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Jonah’s Tomb, Iraq

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Khaled Ibn Walid Mosque, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Armenian Genocide Museum, Syria

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Cyrene, Libya

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Museum of Islamic Art, Egypt

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Quaid e Azam Residency, Pakistan

priceless monuments lost in conflict

Al-Omari Mosque, Gaza

priceless monuments lost in conflict

‘Old Beirut’, Lebanon

priceless monuments lost in conflict

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