List of South American World Heritage Sites

Heritage Site is that location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their historical importance. These sites having past legacy and cultural importance that gives us source of life and inspiration.
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Heritage Site is that location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their historical importance. These sites having past legacy and cultural importance that gives us source of life and inspiration. The list of South American World Heritage Site is given below:

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Country

World Heritage Site

 

Argentina

  • Los Glaciares National Park
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil)
  • Iguazu National Park
  • Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
  • Península Valdés
  • Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks
  • Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Bolivia

  • City of Potosí
  • Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
  • Historic City of Sucre
  • Fuerte de Samaipata
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
  • Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Brazil

  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) *=
  • Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia
  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
  • Iguaçu National Park
  • Brasilia
  • Serra da Capivara National Park
  • Historic Centre of São Luís
  • Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex
  • Pantanal Conservation Area
  • Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
  • Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás
  • São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão
  • Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea

Chile

  • Rapa Nui National Park
  • Churches of Chiloé
  • Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
  • Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
  • Sewell Mining Town
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Colombia

  • Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
  • Los Katíos National Park
  • Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
  • National Archeological Park of Tierradentro
  • San Agustín Archaeological Park
  • Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
  • Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Ecuador

  • City of Quito
  • Galápagos Islands
  • Sangay National Park
  • Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Paraguay

  • Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

 

Peru

  • City of Cuzco
  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Chavin (Archaeological Site)
  • Huascarán National Park
  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
  • Manú National Park
  • Historic Centre of Lima
  • Río Abiseo National Park
  • Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
  • Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
  • Sacred City of Caral-Supe
  • Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System

Suriname

  • Central Suriname Nature Reserve
  • Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Uruguay

  • Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento
  • Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape

Venezuela

  • Coro and its Port
  • Canaima National Park
  • Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

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