Historical & Cultural Landmarks in South America

City of Potosí, World Heritage Site (Bolivia) The Editor Fri, 10/05/2018 - 15:46
Potosí is the example par excellence of a major silver mine of the modern era, reputed to be the world’s largest industrial complex in the 16th century. A small pre-Hispanic-period hamlet perched in the Bolivian Andes, Potosí became an "Imperial City" following the visit of Francisco de Toledo in 1572.