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Cercado de Lima, Peru

Larco Museum's Erotic Art

The large collection of pre-Columbian pottery might make you blush.
Ubatuba, Brazil

Hidden Madonna Altar

A secret Virgin Mary tucked away on a Brazilian beach.
São Paulo, Brazil

Sé Station Mural

An enigmatic mural hiding in plain sight in one of São Paulo's busiest metro stations.
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built.
Itaguaí, Brazil

Cidade Albanoel

An abandoned Santa park is as far as this proposed theme park kingdom got towards completion.
Brazil

Snake Island (Ilha da Queimada Grande)

Off-limits and full of venomous pit vipers, Snake Island's nickname is frighteningly apt.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading

This stunning Brazilian library contains the largest collection of Portuguese texts outside of Portugal itself.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Largo do Boticário

Crumbling remnant of Rio's colonial past tucked behind Corcovado mountain in the neighborhood of Cosme Velho.
Córdoba, Argentina

Rueda Eiffel

An intriguing antique iron Ferris wheel that most locals are sure was designed by Gustave Eiffel.