Many old buildings protected by law are part of nation’s history. Some people think they should be knocked down and replaced by news ones. How important is it to maintain old buildings? Should history stand in the way of progress? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own experience or knowledge.

A plethora of historical buildings as a part of countries’ history is protected by some regulations of law. While certain people argue that these buildings ought to make way for contemporary buildings, I definitely believe that the maintenance of old buildings is crucially important and should not to stop the progress of countries. Preserving
meaningful for several reasons. The foremost reason is that antique constructions are the heritage of our culture, traditions and customs showing us how our ancestors used to live in the previous years. In the same way, historical buildings have reflected ancestors’ legacy from the past, as well as the diversity of architectural styles,
as classicism,
the revival of learning and culture
or even baroque.
For example
, the key architectural style of Lithuanian capital is
the classicism
that allows us to recognise when the main buildings were erected, namely city hall and cathedral.
In addition
, ancestors’ legacy assists to learn more about our history and as a consequence either to inspire patriotism or proud of their nation.
On the other hand
, many people argue that these old buildings are obstacles
the progress of countries and new ones being more suitable in our day-to-day lives should replace them.
, old buildings are the heritage of nations enhancing tourism in countries that have brought about the ability to increase income of budget.
, a tremendous attraction of tourists to historical buildings has prompted many investments to establish companies in
countries result in decreasing the unemployment rate in these nations. In conclusion, despite the argument that some argue that these historic buildings have to be
destroyed making
Accept comma addition
destroyed, making
way for new constructions, I firmly believe that the protection of old buildings is beneficial for countries and might not stop the development of nations.

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