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19 Great Monuments Destroyed by War

19 Great Monuments Destroyed by War
19 Great Monuments Destroyed by War, Great Mosque of Samarra, Iraq . Image © Flickr CC User James Gordon
Great Mosque of Samarra, Iraq . Image © Flickr CC User James Gordon

One of the most important Islamic architectural monuments, the Great Mosque of Samarra in Iraq is one of many priceless monuments that has been “lost in conflict.” Paying homage to the architectural masterpieces that have been victims of war, CNN has put together a list of 19 of the world’s “greatest buildings you’ll never see.” View them all, here

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "19 Great Monuments Destroyed by War" 10 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/566091/19-great-monuments-destroyed-by-war/> ISSN 0719-8884