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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Plaza Primero de Mayo

You have to know where to look in this rather ordinary-looking square to find hints of its past as a dissidents' cemetery.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Casa Mínima

The narrowest house in Buenos Aires is less than 10 feet wide.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mafalda Monument

These small sculptures pay homage to the lovable star of an iconic Argentine comic strip.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Barolo

A tower devoted to — and modeled after — the Divine Comedy.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Salvo

The design of the Palacio Salvo has been described as "a lighthouse on top of a building."
Montevideo, Uruguay

Fuente de los Candados

Where sweethearts leave their love locks in the Uruguayan capital.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Mausoleo de Artigas

The remains of Uruguayan hero José Artigas lie beneath a monument in Montevideo’s main square.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Café Brasilero

The oldest café in Montevideo preserves its history as the city's bohemian hub.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Parque Rivadavia Book Market

With its vast selection of books, comics, and records, this nearly 70-year-old open-air market always rewards the patient browser.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Casa Redonda

A mysterious architectural gem in one of the most elegant areas of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Llao Llao, Argentina

Llao Llao Resort

One of South America's most exclusive resorts has a storied history dating back to World War II.
El Calafate, Argentina

Glaciarium

This glacier interpretation center houses the world’s only bar made completely from glacial ice.
Puerto Varas, Chile

Pablo Fierro Museum

This fairytale house on the shore of a Chilean Lake oozes an eclectic mix of Chilote and German Cultural heritage.
Puerto Río Tranquilo, Chile

Marble Caves of Chile Chico

Mother Nature outdoes herself with this stunningly beautiful set of caves carved into marble.
Santiago, Chile

Torre Telefonica Chile

It's just another skyscraper, but it's shaped like '90s cell phone.
Santiago, Chile

La Chascona

Pablo Neruda's custom-built lover's nest was made to remind him of the sea and named after his mistress' hair.
Santiago, Chile

Museum of Memory and Human Rights

A museum founded to reflect on and remember the human rights abuses under Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet.
Santiago, Chile

Parque Quinta Normal Greenhouse

A beautiful deserted greenhouse in the middle of a park.
Easter Island, Chile

Pu o Hiro (Hiro's Trumpet)

In the Middle Ages villagers would sound this stone trumpet to boost fertility and coax fish to shore.
Easter Island, Chile

Ana Kai Tangata (Cannibal Cave)

The ominously named cave is home to some remarkable ancient art.
Easter Island, Chile

"El Gigante" and the Stone Moai of Easter Island

The largest stone Moai on Easter Island.