World Heritage Sites in Central/North America

Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís World Heritage Site (Costa Rica)

Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís, located in southern Costa Rica, illustrate the physical evidence of pre-Columbian hierarchical societies. The exceptional stone spheres continue to leave researchers speculating about the method and tools of their production.

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.