Can You Name These South American Landmarks?
What is the name of this massive statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro in Brazil?
- The statue rises 98 feet high and is one of the Wonders of the Modern World.
This ancient complex was home to Incan leaders before being wiped out by Spanish colonizers in the 1500s. What is it called?
- This religious and royal complex was originally constructed around 1450 AD and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What is the name of this waterfall that is found on the border of Argentina and Brazil, with about 275 different cascades?
- With picturesque sheets of water, Iguazú Falls rises to a height of 269 feet and has a breathtaking drop.
You can find this clay and adobe structure near Lima, used for religious ceremonies between 200 and 700 AD. What is it called?
- Acting as an important pre-Incan society, the Lima Culture created this impressive complex that includes a plaza, offering pits, and burial places.
This waterfall sits in Venezuela's Canaima National Park and falls an impressive distance from the top of the mountain Auyán-tepu. What is it called?
- Angel Falls is actually the highest waterfall in the world with an uninterrupted drop.
What is the name of this site that contains a myriad of mysterious shapes carved into the surface of the desert in Peru?
- These pre-Columbian geoglyphs are intriguing and elegant, particularly when viewed from an aerial vantage point.
What is the name of this incredible Gothic structure that feels straight out of a European fairy tale, that took 33 years to complete?
- Found in Columbia, this religious structure was built within the canyon of the Guáitara River, above a spot that has reportedly been the site of miracles for centuries.
What is the name of this Uruguayan sculpture installation in the midst of the Brava Beach in Punta del Este, created by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal?
- This artsy creation has become a popular photo destination, but the artist originally intended the fingers to represent those of someone drowning in the dangerous waters past the beach.
You can find many important people resting in this cemetery, including the President of Argentina and Napoleon Bonaparte's granddaughter. What's its name?
- In addition to the beautiful sculptures and stately gravestones, you might find a touch of the paranormal amid the pathways, as La Recoleta Cemetery has a plethora of ghost stories attached to it.
This unique mountain in Peru is known for being incredibly colorful and a big tourist attraction— what is it called?
- Perfect for a photo, this mountain looks like a rainbow because of the way many layers of mineral sediments settled as it was forming, beaming in a range of different natural colors.