Coastline that has been up for Unesco listing has been in poor condition for years

Italian solicitors have grabbed ascendancy of the far-famed Scala dei Turchi limestone coastline, one of the Mediterranean’s main tourist attractions, citing poor handling of the cliff’s preservation.

For times, the website of the Scala dei Turchi– implying Turkish paces or stairs of the Turks- potential candidates for Unesco heritage, has been in a state of degeneration. It is subject to constant erosion and theft by guests who detach pieces of marl, the lily-white sedimentary rock that presents the steps their distinctive appearance.

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