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Top 10 must visit landmarks of South America

1. Machu Picchu, Peru

Perched high up on a mountain top, enclosed by vulnerable rugged Andean landscape is Machu Picchu, one of Peru's premium Inca citadels. Left untouched for hundreds of years and lost to Peru's crowded Amazon Jungle, Machu Picchu is an extremely mystical magnetism that any visitor to South America must experience. Built from hand-carved stones that interlock with unbelievable precision, the sprawling citadel was one of the most significant agricultural, residential as well as ceremonial settlements in the whole Inca Empire.

2. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Sculpted by the French-Polish artist Paul Landowski, Christ the Redeemer is identical with the skyline of Brazil's second main city—Rio de Janeiro. Situated in Tijuca Forest National Park, the world's 5th main statue of Jesus towers 30 meters (98 feet) tall, offer impressive vistas across the Rio's dramatic landscapes.

3. Iguassu Falls, Argentina and Brazil


Possibly one of the smaller known top 10 attraction in South America, Iguazu Falls (as well spelt Iguazu Falls as well as Iguacu Falls) is a natural speculate of epic status. Named as 1 of the New Seven Wonders of the globe, the falls form the boundary among Argentina and Brazil.


4. The City of Buenos Aires, Argentina


Situated on the western shore of Rio de la Plata (a extensive estuary fed by the South Atlantic Sea), Buenos Aires is one of Latin America's the majority cosmopolitan and trendiest city. Shaped by its European heritage, the street of Buenos Aires is brimming with architecture subjective by the Art Deco, Art Nouveau as well as Neo-Gothic periods.


5. The Amazon Jungle, Peru


Dominating more than two-thirds of Peru's landscape, the Amazon Jungle is a huge, dense and mostly impenetrable area of the country. It's measured the most bio-diverse place on the world with a recorded 90 diverse micro-climates.


6. Patagonia, Chile & Argentina


Patagonia—which forms the southernmost tip of South America—is a isolated region of South America that receive about 100,000 international tourist each year. It is a mosaic of dramatic landform, golden pampas, soaring snow-capped mountain and vast ice fields.

7. The Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca, Peru


Dating back to the Chavin era (500—300 B.C.) is a series of huge lines etched into the arid dessert plane of Nazca on Peru's Southern shoreline. The lines which portray stylized hummingbirds, monkeys, fish as well as spiders are one of the world's furthermost enigmas.


8. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador


Created from an antique bubbling underwater volcano, the Galapagos Archipelago is a situate where some of the world's strangest life forms control the landscapes.

9. Lake Titicaca, Peru


Straddling the boundary of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is a place wherever unique cultures live in harmony with nature. Steeped in legendary belief, Lake Titicaca was measured to be the birth place of the Sun God Inti.

10. Easter Island, Chile


Recognized in Spanish as Isla de Pascua, Easter Island is a Polynesian Island situated some 3,500 kilometres (2,180 miles) off the shore of Chile. It is well-known for being home to 887 monolithic statue recognized as moai.

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