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.
Ciudad Perdida: Ancient Tairona Town (Colombia) The Editor Mon, 04/22/2019 - 16:50
Ciudad Perdida is an ancient Tairona indigenous town and archaeological site carved into Colombia's isolated Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountainside. It is believed to have been founded about 800 CE, some 650 years earlier than Machu Picchu.