National Landmark

Pampulha Modern Ensemble World Heritage Site (Brazil) Editor Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:57
The Pampulha Modern Ensemble was the center of a visionary garden city project created in 1940 at Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer around an artificial lake, this cultural and leisure center included a casino, a ballroom, the Golf Yacht Club and the São Francisco de Assis church.

Protective Town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco, World Heritage Site (Mexico)

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, acted as a melting pot where Spaniards, Creoles and Amerindians exchanged cultural influences while the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco constitutes an exceptional example of the exchange between European and Latin American cultures.

Sewell Mining Town (Chile)

Sewell Mining Town was built by the Braden Copper Co. to house workers at what was to become the world’s largest underground copper mine, El Teniente. It is an outstanding example of the company towns that were born in many remote parts of the world to mine and process high value natural resources.