Historical & Cultural Landmarks in South America

Barrio Histórico: Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento, World Heritage Site (Uruguay)

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.
City of Quito, World Heritage Site (Ecuador) The Editor Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:34
Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it’s known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles.