World Heritage Site

Fuerte de Samaipata (Bolivia)

The archaeological site of Samaipata consists of two parts: the hill with its many carvings, believed to have been the ceremonial center of the old town, and the area which formed the administrative and residential district. The huge sculptured rock is a unique testimony to pre-Hispanic traditions and beliefs and has no parallel anywhere in the Americas.

La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site (Puerto Rico)

The Spanish system of fortifications in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the oldest European construction in the United States and one of the oldest in the New World. These fortifications guarded the entrance to San Juan Bay, helped the Spanish maintain sovereignty over Puerto Rico, and protected Spanish commerce in the Caribbean basin.