Archaeological Sites in South America

Rapa Nui National Park and World Heritage Site, Easter Island (Chile) Editor Fri, 08/31/2018 - 16:46
Rapa Nui National Park is a protected Chilean wildlife area located in Easter Island, which concentrates the legacy of the Rapa Nui culture. This culture displayed extraordinary characteristics that are expressed in singular architecture and sculpture within the Polynesian context.

Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Center of the Tiwanaku Culture, World Heritage Site (Bolivia)

The city of Tiwanaku was the capital of a powerful pre-Hispanic empire that dominated a large area of the southern Andes and beyond. Its monumental remains testify to the cultural and political significance of this civilization, which is distinct from any of the other pre-Hispanic empires of the Americas.