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See the Minaret of Jam as never before

minaret_jam.jpg © UNESCO 27 February 2018Situated in Ghor Province in Afghanistan, around 200 kilometers east of Herat, at the confluence of the Hari Rud and Jam Rud rivers, the Minaret of Jam’s isolated location may have prevented the monument from intentional destruction over nearly 900 years. In return, this isolation now poses serious challenges in terms of accessibility, feasibility of conservation and stabilization works and long-term maintenance.  Last September, with international assistance from the World Heritage Fund,the UNESCO Heritage Emergency Fund, and with the support of the Afghan…

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