National Landmark

Historic Center of São Luís, World Heritage Site (Brazil) Editor Tue, 12/04/2018 - 20:14
The 17th-century core of this historic town, founded by the French and occupied by the Dutch before coming under Portuguese rule, has preserved the original rectangular street plan. A number of fine historic buildings have survived, making this an outstanding example of an Iberian colonial town.
Historic Center of the Town of Diamantina, World Heritage Site (Brazil) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:52
Diamantina, a colonial village set like a jewel in a necklace of inhospitable rocky mountains in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, recalls the exploits of diamond prospectors in the 18th century and testifies to the triumph of human cultural and artistic endeavor over the environment.
Historic Center of the Town of Goiás, World Heritage Site (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 Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso, World Heritage Site (Chile) Editor Tue, 01/01/2019 - 17:42
The Historic Quarter of Valparaíso represents an extraordinary example of industrial-age heritage associated with the international sea trade. The colonial city presents an excellent example of late 19th-century urban and architectural development in Latin America.