Cultural Site

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (Chile) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:44
Humberstone and Santa Laura contain over 200 former saltpeter works where workers from Chile, Peru and Bolivia lived in company towns and forged a distinctive communal pampinos culture. That culture is manifest in their rich language, creativity, solidarity, and their pioneering struggle for social justice.
São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão (Brazil) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:16
The São Francisco Square, in the town of São Cristóvão in northeastern Brazil, is an exceptional and homogeneous monumental ensemble made up of public and private buildings representing the period during which the Portuguese and Spanish crowns were united.
Historic Center of the Town of Goiás (Brazil) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:08
Goiás testifies to the occupation and colonization of the lands of central Brazil in the 18th and 19th centuries. The urban layout is an example of the organic development of a mining town, adapted to the conditions of the site. Although modest, both public and private architecture form a harmonious whole.
Historic Center of Salvador de Bahia (Brazil) Editor Thu, 01/10/2019 - 19:17
Founded in 1549, on a small peninsula off the northeast coast of Brazil, Salvador de Bahia became Portuguese America’s first capital and remained so until 1763. Along with Its historic role as colonial capital, that associate the city with world exploration, it was also the first slave market in the New World.

Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue (Paraguay)

Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue are part of a series of 30 missions in the Río de la Plata basin established by the Jesuits during the 17th and 18th centuries. Seven of these missions were located in Paraguay and the rest in present-day Argentina and Brazil.
Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco (Mexico) Editor Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:34
The rock art of the Sierra de San Francisco region of Baja California is one of the most outstanding concentrations of prehistoric art in the world. They form part of Central Baja California's 'great mural tradition' and are protected by Mexican law.