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Situada junto à Praça das Armas na cidade de Cusco, Peru.  Foi reconstruida depois do terremoto de 1650, segundo dizem pelo jesuita flamento Gilles e segundo outros por Diego Martinez de Oviedo.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Peru

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A: Cusco by night

von Rolf Ris, 60 Meter entfernt

Cusco by night

B: Cusco Plaza de Armas

von Willy Kaemena, 60 Meter entfernt

Wikipedia: "Cusco  in Quechua written Qusqu and pronounced [ˈqo̝s.qo]) is a city in southeastern Peru...

Cusco Plaza de Armas

C: View from a Balcony in Cuzco

von Joe Griffin, 70 Meter entfernt

View from a Balcony in Cuzco

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von Sidnei José Romano, 70 Meter entfernt

E: Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

von Arroz Marisco, 80 Meter entfernt

I was warned that it was unsafe to venture out so early in the morning by the staff at the hotel I wa...

Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

F: Cathedral de Cusco - Peru

von Sidnei José Romano, 80 Meter entfernt

Cathedral de Cusco - Peru

G: Peru, Cusco, Plaza De Armas

von Thomas Blanket, 80 Meter entfernt

Peru, Cusco, Plaza De Armas

H: Cloudy Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

von Arroz Marisco, 90 Meter entfernt

The town was preparing for the festival of Inti Rami and the fountain holding the statue of the Inca ...

Cloudy Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

I: Dawn over Cathedral of Santo Domingo of Cusco

von Arroz Marisco, 100 Meter entfernt

A designated UNESCO heritage, the main cathedral of Santo Domingo dominating the northeastern side of...

Dawn over Cathedral of Santo Domingo of Cusco

J: Royal Inka Cusco

von Willy Kaemena, 240 Meter entfernt

The Royal Inka I Hotel, located at 299 Plaza Regocijo, is in the best area for quick and easy access ...

Royal Inka Cusco

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Dies ist ein Überblick von South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

Text by Steve Smith.

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