They tried since 2001...
But it was announced today...the latest inclusion in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
[Chart by BBC]
The UN has expanded its list of the world's most valuable cultural treasures, adding Australia's Sydney Opera House, described as having lasting architectural influence.
To see more pictures of the new World Heritage sites, visit BBC.
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