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World Monuments 2010 list ranges from dockyards to cave art

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Alfredo Sosa/The Christian Science Monitor

(Read caption) Machu Picchu in Peru is included in the World Monuments Fund's 2010 watch list of heritage sites that are at risk. The famous Incan ruins are inundated by tourists.

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The World Monuments Fund's latest list of 93 endangered cultural heritage sites in 47 countries includes the unexpected: a dockyard, animal enclosures at a British zoo, rice terraces in the Philippines, five Scottish graveyards, and Connecticut’s Merritt Parkway.

The 2010 Watch List also includes Machu Picchu in Peru, Phajoding monastery in Bhutan, desert castles in Uzbekistan, traditional townhouses in Japan, the Suq al-Qaysariya in Bahrian, gingerbread houses in Haiti, petroglyphs in Pakistan, US buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and "the cultural landscape of Hadley, Mass."


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