World Heritage Sites in South America

Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas (Brazil) Editor Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:07
This sanctuary was built in the 18th century in Minais Gerais. It consists of a church with a Rococo interior, an outdoor stairway decorated with statues of the prophets, and seven chapels illustrating the Stations of the Cross in which the sculptures are masterpieces of a highly original form of Baroque art.

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.
Valongo Wharf Archaeological and World Heritage Site (Brazil) Editor Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:32
The Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site encompasses the entirety of Jornal do Comércio Square. It is in the former harbor area of Rio de Janeiro in which the old stone wharf was built for the landing of enslaved Africans reaching the South American continent from 1811 onward.