World Heritage Sites in South America

Río Abiseo National Park, World Heritage Site (Peru) Editor Mon, 12/03/2018 - 21:29
Río Abiseo National Park is situated on the eastern slope of the tropical Andes in north-central Peru. The World Heritage site harbors several forest types, Paramo grasslands and extraordinary archaeological values spanning at least eight millennia of human history.

Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes Between the Mountain and the Sea, World Heritage Site (Brazil)

Rio de Janeiro's dramatic landscape is punctuated by a series of forested mountains that tower over the city and cascade down to the coast where the steep cone shapes of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado frame the wide sweeps of Guanabara Bay that shelters this spectacular city from the Atlantic Ocean.
Salvador de Bahia: Historic Center, World Heritage Site (Brazil) Editor Sat, 02/15/2020 - 16:04
Founded by the Portuguese in 1549 as the first capital of Brazil, Salvador de Bahia is one of the oldest colonial cities in the Americas. The Historic Center is distinguished by its religious, civil and military colonial architecture dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries.