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Arequipa, Peru

Monasterio de Santa Catalina

This 16th-century monastery was founded to cloister the daughters of wealthy local families.
Cusco, Peru

Coricancha

A Christian monastery stands on what was once a holy Incan temple.
Cusco, Peru

Plaza de Armas

Built on the remains of one the Incas’ most important gathering spots, this square keeps the spirit of a fallen empire alive.
Cusco, Peru

Tambomachay

An Inca spa, military outpost or maybe… both?
Nazca, Peru

Puquios

The sophisticated hydraulic system of the Nazca civilization.
Cusco, Peru

The Twelve-Angled Stone

This geometric feat is a testament to the Incas' mesmerizing architectural abilities.
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines Observation Tower

This metal tower in the desert provides views of a handful of Nazca geoglyphs.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Inca Bridge

A backdoor to Machu Picchu that only the most foolhardy infiltrator would attempt to breach.
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Port de Pêche

Thousands of colorful pirogues showcase ingenious craftsmanship at the largest fishermen port in Nouakchott.
Toconao, Chile

Toconao Bell Tower

This 18th-century tower is locally iconic.
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Pukará de Quitor

The ruins of a pre-Columbian fortress city so secure it held off the Spanish conquistadors for over 20 years.
Tallinn, Estonia

Glehn Park

A forest park outside Tallinn full of architectural and artistic curiosities.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Tallinn, Estonia

Telliskivi Creative City

Estonia's largest creative city is a vibrant bohemian hub located within a former industrial complex.
Pärnu, Estonia

Pärnu Seawall

Legend says lovers who hold hands while venturing along this stone jetty and kiss at the end will remain together forever.
Sarmiento Department, Argentina

Petrified Forest of José de Ormachea

An ancient forest of the Paleocene Age turned to stone.
Luján de Cuyo, Argentina

Puente del Inca

A brightly colored natural bridge formed by mineral-rich hot springs high up in the Andes.
San José de Maipo, Chile

Tinoco Tunnel

Locals visit this abandoned train tunnel where a man took his own life to ask favors of his spirit.
Sillamäe, Estonia

Sillamäe

This Soviet-era "closed town" was a top secret uranium producer often left off of maps.
Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Puerto Maldonado Obelisco

This space-age looking obelisk rises over a city in the rainforest, meant to resemble the local castaña tree.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Shipwreck of the Lord Lonsdale

The rusty hull of this 1899 ship serves as a tribute to explorers of the bottom of the world.
Saaremaa, Estonia

Kiipsaare Lighthouse

Once standing on solid ground, this slender beacon is a victim of the very shoreline it was charged with announcing.
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Cebritas

A black and white solution to the Bolivian city's traffic problems.
Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House

The design of this beautifully crafted building was inspired by Norwegian glaciers.