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DVDs:Culture:World Treasures Collection: Access 360 World Heritage 6-DVD Set
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World Treasures Collection: Access 360 World Heritage 6-DVD Set

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Overview

What does it take to safeguard the world's most famous places? How do you maintain buildings that are thousands of years old? How do you secure a historical structure that contains millions of dollars worth of artifacts? In this new series, we take you on an exclusive, all-access tour behind the scenes of select UNESCO World Heritage Sites to illuminate the work that goes into running and maintaining these treasured monuments, buildings, national parks and even entire cities, ensuring that they survive in the best possible conditions for future generations to enjoy.


Episodes include Taj Mahal, Kyoto, Kilimanjaro, Cappadocia, Palace of Versailles, Great Barrier Reef, The Amazon, The Statue of Liberty, and Borobudur.


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Details

  • 6 discs; 405 minutes
  • Widescreen
  • © 2015

Title List

The Amazon
There's a special place in the heart of the Amazon rainforest with ecosystems so unique and biodiversity so rich the UN have declared it a World Heritage Site.
© 2012


Taj Mahal
Could the Taj Mahal be in imminent danger? It is one of the grandest works of architecture on the planet.
© 2012


Kyoto
Rapid modernization has decimated Kyoto's traditional cityscape and threatens age-old cultural practices. Now, a team of warriors from various walks of life battle to preserve the city's essence in the face of inevitable change.
© 2012


Statue of Liberty
Over the past decade, the Statue of Liberty has been off-limits, considered unsafe in a post-9/11 world. U.S. Park Service and construction crews are now laboring to reopen this iconic statue. They are renovating her interior so people can get out quickly if there’s an attack. But with the clock ticking to opening day, it’s a massive undertaking.
© 2012


Kilimanjaro
In East Africa, one of the worlds most iconic mountains is on the verge of catastrophe. Is it global warming, or a problem much closer to home?
© 2013


Cappadocia
In a remote part of Central Turkey sits an alien landscape that may soon disappear—the World Heritage site of Cappadocia.
© 2013


Borobudur
We follow as one man works tirelessly to protect the 1200-year-old Borobudur temple from the onslaught of man and nature.
© 2013


Palace of Versailles
Go behind the sumptuous façade of the Palace of Versailles, a World Heritage masterpiece of architecture and craftsmanship.
© 2013


Great Barrier Reef
Ocean warming, pollution and shipping have taken a toll on the health of the famed Great Barrier Reef, but a passionate team are mounting efforts to save its life and beauty.
© 2013

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