Cultural Site

Templo Mayor, Mexico City

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. Construction of the first temple began sometime after 1325 and it was rebuilt six times. The main plaza of Mexico City today was developed to the southwest of this archaeological site.

Viñales Valley (Cuba)

Cuba's Valle de Viñales is encircled by mountains and its landscape is interspersed with dramatic rocky outcrops. The quality of this cultural landscape is enhanced by the architecture of its farms and villages, illustrating the cultural development of the islands of the Caribbean and of Cuba.