Cultural Site

City of Quito (Ecuador)

Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it’s known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles.

Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites, Nelson's Dockyard National Park

The Antigua Naval Dockyard and its Related Archaeological Sites consists of a group of Georgian Naval structures, set within a walled enclosure, built at a time when European nations were battling for supremacy of the seas to obtain control over the lucrative sugar-producing islands of the Eastern Caribbean.
Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (Bolivia) Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:52
Between 1691 and 1760, a series of remarkable mission settlements was founded by the Society of Jesus in the Chiquitos territory of eastern Bolivia. Here on the semiarid frontier of Spanish South America, the Jesuits and their indigenous charges blended European architecture with local traditions.