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The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators
38.8959, -77.0715
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers
-13.1547, -72.5254
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The tomb of Rufina Cambacérès

A beautiful young girl said to have been buried alive in her coffin…
-34.5883, -58.3924
Valparaiso, Chile

La Sebastiana

Pivotal home of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda
-33.0583, -71.6241
Villarrica, Chile

Caves of the Villarrica Volcano

One of Chile's most active volcanoes is riddled with beautiful caves
-39.2667, -72.2167
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Parque Lage

Beautiful public park off the beaten path and away from tourists
-22.9612, -43.2132
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Recoleta Cemetery

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
-34.5886, -58.3925
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires
-34.5815, -58.3936
Central Rotunda
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Barolo

A tower devoted to — and modeled after — the Divine Comedy
-34.6094, -58.3859
Tunnel entrance below Manzana de las Luces
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Manzana de las Luces

A Gateway to an Underground Tunnel Network
-34.6110, -58.3747
"Vuel Villa" by Xul Solar
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
-34.5948, -58.4078
El Ateneo Grand Splendid.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores
-34.5958, -58.3941
Peru

Choquequirao, Peru

White llama terraces dazzle in Peru's "other Machu Picchu"
-13.3892, -72.8824