Cultural Site

Templo Mayor, Mexico City

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. Construction of the first temple began sometime after 1325 and it was rebuilt six times. The main plaza of Mexico City today, was developed to the southwest of this archaeological site.

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal is one of the most strategic artificial waterways in the world and one of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken.
Curutchet House: The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier (Argentina) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:11
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement. Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, 17 sites spread over seven countries, are recognized by UNESCO as a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past.
Historic Center of the Town of Olinda (Brazil) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:59
Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, the town’s history is linked to the sugarcane industry. Rebuilt by the Portuguese after being looted and burned by the Dutch, the harmonious balance between the buildings, gardens, churches, convents and chapels all contribute to Olinda’s charm.
Historic Town of Ouro Preto (Brazil) Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 19:24
Founded at the end of the 17th century, Ouro Preto was the focal point of the gold rush and Brazil’s golden age in the 18th century. With the exhaustion of the gold mines in the 19th century, the city’s influence declined but many churches, bridges and fountains remain as a testimony to its past prosperity.