Mixed Natural & Cultural Sites

Cultural Triangle Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo National Park (Guatemala) The Editor Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:03
The Cultural Triangle Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo National Park includes the Mayan sites of Yaxhá, Nakum, Topoxté, and Naranjo. It is a multidisciplinary project involving archaeologists, architects, biologists and other workers, encompassing a region of 1,200 sq km (463 sq mi).
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (Peru) The Editor Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:26
Embedded within a dramatic landscape at the meeting point between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is among the greatest artistic, architectural, and land use achievements anywhere as well as the most significant tangible legacy of the Inca civilization.

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico

The site is located in the central/southern portion of the Yucatán Peninsula, in southern Mexico and includes the remains of the important Maya city Calakmul, set deep in the tropical forest of the Tierras Bajas. The city played a key role in the history of this region for more than twelve centuries and is characterized by well-preserved structures providing a vivid picture of life in an ancient Maya capital.