National Landmark

Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, World Heritage Sites (Argentina, Brazil) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:36
The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil, and those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie at the heart of a tropical forest. They are the impressive remains of five Jesuit missions, built in the land of the Guaranis during the 17th and 18th centuries.

National History Park - Citadel, Sans-Souci, Ramiers World Heritage Site (Haiti)

These Haitian monuments date from the beginning of the 19th century, when Haiti proclaimed its independence. The Palace of Sans Souci, the buildings at Ramiers and the Citadel serve as universal symbols of liberty, being the first monuments to be constructed by black slaves who had gained their freedom.