Chan Chan was the largest city in the Americas and is considered to be the largest city on the face of the earth. Currently, the remains of this empire are threatened by torrential rains that will gradually wash away the nine-square-mile ancient city.
It contains over 200 former saltpeter works where workers from various places came to find employment. However, due to the vulnerability of the structure caused by the impact of the recent earthquake, this heritage site is now endangered.
This was a trading post between Africa and Europe in the mid 18th century. However, after the creation of the State of Israel, most of the Jewish community left Morroco. The various Moorish and Art Deco buildings are now abandoned and in disrepair.
This site consists of four edifices that reflect the high points of the Byzantine-Romanesque ecclesiastical culture. However, these monuments are on the list of endangered heritage sites due to the civil unrest, and the unsatisfactory conservation measures.
This 17th-century historic Government House is the official residence and office of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda. Certain sections of the property are crumbling and in need of repair as it has endured several years of natural calamities.
The Matobo Hills are the home to some of the earliest stages of human history. However, this heritage site is endangered by the development process, deforestation, human-caused fires, and graffiti that defaces these beautiful rock formations.