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Südamerika

created by zaunii on 2013-02-08

Südamerika
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    La Paz

    13 votes

    city

    Thin on Oxygen yet Steeped in Tradition. Sucre may be the constitutional capital of Bolivia, but L...

  • 2
    Peru

    22 votes

    country

    Marvel from the coast to the Andes. The gods in Peru must have considered the landscape a test of ...

  • 3
    Cusco

    51 votes

    city

    From an Inca capital to a tourist hub. On the massive stone walls of Incan Coricancha temple tower...

  • 4
    Sacsayhuaman

    22 votes

    sight

    One of Cuzco's iconic Inca ruins, affectionately known to visitors as 'sexy woman'. There are some...

  • 5
    Qoricancha at Santo Domingo

    16 votes

    sight

    This is one of the most fascinating sights in Cuzco. Behind the walls of the Catholic church are r...

  • 6
    Machu Picchu ruins

    37 votes

    sight

    There is an enormous feeling of awe on first witnessing this incredible sight. The ancient citade...

  • 7
    Túcume

    5 votes

    sight

    Where Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl found an entire landscape full of pyramids . (0800-1600 (site stays...

  • 8
    Chan Chán

    9 votes

    sight

    The largest archeological site of the continent in the desert sand of Trujillo . 0900-1700. A tick...

  • 9
    Caral

    11 votes

    sight

    Visitors must report to the tourist post in the car park. US$4, US$1.30 with student card, plus U...

  • 10
    Lima

    27 votes

    city

    Cultural diversity in the middle of so much ancient history. Lima has long been a stopover for int...

  • 11
    Plaza de Armas

    16 votes

    sight

    One block south of the Río Rímac lies the Plaza de Armas, which has been declared a World Heritag...

  • 12
    Pachacámac

    9 votes

    sight

    (Lurín Valley, 31 km from Lima, T01-430 0168, http://pachacamac.peru cultural.org.pe/ and www.ulb...

  • 13
    Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera

    17 votes

    museum / gallery

    Features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeolog...

  • 14
    Museo de Oro del Perú y Armas del Mundo

    9 votes

    museum / gallery

    The Museo Oro del Perú houses an enormous collection of Peruvian gold, silver and bronze objects,...

  • 15
    Argentina

    26 votes

    country

    The diversity of South America - with a dose of Europe. Argentina is almost a continent of its own...

  • 16
    San Pedro de Atacama

    16 votes

    city

    Situated 103 km by paved road southeast of Calama, San Pedro is an oasis town in the valley of th...

  • 17
    Córdoba (Argentina)

    11 votes

    city

    At the centre of an area of great natural beauty lies a modern city with a fascinating past. Córd...

  • 18
    San Carlos de Bariloche

    10 votes

    city

    This town is famous for its closeness to ski areas, but also is a great center for water sports. ...

  • 19
    Chile

    15 votes

    country

    Welcome to the World's Slenderest Country. Chile's most striking feature on the map is its startli...

  • 20
    Santiago

    27 votes

    city

    Situated in the Central Valley and with a population of six million, Santiago has grown to become...

  • 21
    Historic Quarter

    7 votes

    neighborhood

    Cruise to the "balcony of town" on the elevators in Valparaisos . Southeast of Plaza Sotomayor, ca...

  • 22
    Puente del Inca

    3 votes

    sight

    The rock arch stretches 63 feet above the wild Rio Mendoza . About 102 miles west of Mendoza on th...

  • 23
    El Calafate

    5 votes

    city

    El Calafate sits on the south shore of Lago Argentino, a town existing almost entirely as a touri...

  • 24
    Los Glaciares National Park

    14 votes

    subregion

    Glaciar Perito Moreno: The huge glacier crushes into the Lago Argentino with a lot of noise. Of al...

  • 25
    Punta Tombo

    0 votes

    subregion

    Punta Tombo is a peninsula into the Atlantic Ocean south of Trelew in the Chubut Province of Arge...

  • 26
    Puerto Natales

    4 votes

    city

    From Punta Arenas, a good paved road runs 247 km north to Puerto Natales through forests of south...

  • 27
    Ushuaia

    13 votes

    city

    The most southerly town in the world, Ushuaia’s setting is spectacular. Its brightly coloured hou...

  • 28
    Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego

    11 votes

    national park

    The most southerly town in the world, Ushuaia’s setting is spectacular. Its brightly coloured hou...

  • 29
    Uruguay

    7 votes

    country

    South America Compact. Compared to its neighbor Argentina, Uruguay is tiny, but the pride of its p...

  • 29
    Buenos Aires

    95 votes

    city

    A colorful and confident culture. Buenos Aires is often called the "Paris of South America" -- and...

  • 30
    Montevideo

    11 votes

    city

    Not as Sleepy a Backwater as one Might Think. Any way you look at it, Montevideo oozes charm. Smal...

  • 31
    Palacio Salvo

    4 votes

    sight

    Between the Ciudad Vieja and the new city is the largest of Montevideo’s squares, Plaza de la Ind...

  • 32
    La Rambla

    4 votes

    sight

    Enjo the view from the seaside boulevard.

  • 33
    Puerto Iguazú

    8 votes

    city

    Puerto Iguazú (210 m) is a friendly, atmospheric, shambolic little place, its low white buildings...

  • 33
    São Paulo City

    37 votes

    city

    Latin America's Tokyo. The state of São Paulo is considered the "economic motor" of Brazil, genera...

  • 34
    Salvador

    24 votes

    city

    A place where learn to be happy because of being on earth and where to be sad because the injusti...

  • 35
    Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo

    13 votes

    museum / gallery

    Visit Latin America's largest art museum, in São Paulo . The highlight of Avenida Paulista is the ...

  • 36
    Ipanema and Leblon

    25 votes

    neighborhood

    Hit the world famous juice bars for an tasty acai drink along this iconic stretch of sand. . Like ...

  • 37
    Copacabana and Leme

    22 votes

    neighborhood

    Another stretch of thronging beaches, Copacobana is arguably Rio's most famous sandy stop-off. Cop...

  • 38
    Glaciar Perito Moreno

    7 votes

    mountain

    The sight of this expanse of ice, like a frozen sea, its waves sculpted by wind and time into bea...

  • 39
    El Chaltén

    1 votes

    city

    The small modern town of El Chaltén is set in a wonderful position at the foot of Cerro Fitz Roy ...

  • 40
    Christ statue at Corcovado and Cosme Velho

    48 votes

    sight

    Few famous sights in the world live up to the high expectations overexposure has placed on them. ...

  • 41
    Mendoza

    16 votes

    city

    A Toast to Argentina. At the very heart of the Argentine wine industry and at the foot of the Ande...

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