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Mausoleum of the Báb, Israel

The Mausoleum of the Báb in Haifa, Israel, is one of 26 Baha'i holy places added in July 2008 to the UN's World Heritage list.

The historic sites, which include houses, gardens, a cemetery, and a group of modern buildings, are spread over 11 locations in the cities of Acre and Haifa. A UN group said it chose the holy places as examples of the importance of pilgrimage in the Baha'i faith.

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