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Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
-13.2581, -72.2633
Machu Picchu.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
-13.1631, -72.5450
One of the famous reed islands on the world's highest navigable lake.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca.
-15.8188, -69.9716
Peru

Aramu Muru

An abandoned Incan construction project left behind a mysterious "doorway."
-16.1705, -69.5412
336 ancient columns
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
41.0084, 28.9779
Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
40.7061, -73.9969
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Niterói, Brazil

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

An art museum with an eclectic design and a scandalous past.
-22.9079, -43.1258
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Largo do Boticário

Crumbling remnant of Rio's colonial past tucked behind Corcovado mountain in the neighborhood of Cosme Velho.
-22.9395, -43.2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
-22.9153, -43.1792
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
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

The Tomb of Rufina Cambacérès

A beautiful young girl said to have been buried alive in her coffin…
-34.5883, -58.3924
Central Rotunda
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Barolo

A tower devoted to — and modeled after — the Divine Comedy.
-34.6094, -58.3859
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Zanjón de Granados

Museum housed in underground tunnels that date back to Buenos Aires's earliest settlements.
-34.6167, -58.3717
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Parque de la Memoria - Memory Park

A memorial to the victims of Argentina's "Dirty War."
-34.5456, -58.4380