The Padre Tembleque Aqueduct is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This hydraulic system was named after Francisco de Tembleque and spans two states in the Central Mexican Plateau. It was constructed between 1555 and 1572 and is a testament to ingenious water conduction in the Americas.
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The Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in Southeastern Cuba is a captivating UNESCO World Heritage Site, nestled within the lush foothills of the Sierra Maestra. It reflects Cuba's pioneering role in the global coffee trade and serves as a tangible relic of the 19th century.
Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá (Panama) The Editor Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:37
Founded in 1519, Panamá Viejo was the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas. It was abandoned in the mid-17th century and replaced by today's Historic District, which has preserved its original street plan, architecture, and an unusual mixture of architectural styles.
Barrio Histórico: Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay) The Editor Sun, 10/21/2018 - 17:20
Colonia del Sacramento is located at the tip of a short peninsula with a strategic position on the north shore of Uruguay's Río de la Plata. The Historic Quarter is a fusion of Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial styles. The buildings date from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Las Lajas is a Roman Catholic basilica church built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River in southern Colombia. It has been a tourism and pilgrimage destination since the eighteenth century. The town of Ipiales sits on the river's banks, 9,500 ft above sea level.
Brasília, World Heritage City (Brazil) The Editor Thu, 11/01/2018 - 20:30
Brasília is the Federal Capital of Brazil and the seat of government of the Federal District. Laid out along an east-west axis crossed by a north-south axis, curved to follow the topography as a transportation thoroughfare, Brasília is a definitive example of 20th-century modernist urbanism.
The Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, or the Silver Route, was a historic road that connected Mexico City to mining regions for over three centuries. This royal inland road, recognized by UNESCO, facilitated cultural, religious, and social exchanges between Spanish colonists and Amerindian communities.
Located on the western shores of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, the city of Campeche is known for its rich history that dates back several centuries. The city combines colonial grandeur, vibrant culture, and natural beauty, making it a fascinating place to visit. The fortified historic center of Campeche is especially unique and offers visitors a one-of-a-kind experience.
The Chicamocha Canyon, located within the Colombian Andes, is among the largest in the world. Chicamocha National Park, also known as Panachi, is a major tourist attraction due to is spectacular landscape and the variety of outdoor activities that it offers.
Churches of Chiloé (Chile) The Editor Sat, 11/11/2023 - 19:47
The Churches of Chiloé are found in the Chiloé Archipelago, off the coast of Chile's Los Lagos Region. This unique ensemble of about 70 churches was built within a "Circular Mission" framework introduced by the Jesuits in the 17th century and continued by the Franciscans in the 18th and 19th centuries.