The continent of South America has a very famous landmark in the form of the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, which are the remains of the ancient Inca city. The great Amazon River, which is debated to be even longer than the Nile, is another grand landmark of this continent. This river has been South America’s lifeline for thousands of years and several civilisations have thrived on its banks.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Buenos Aires, Argentina is the Cementerio de la Recoleta. This cemetery boasts of impressive statues and numerous artistic sarcophagi made in pure marble which house the mortal remains of the rich and famous. From past Presidents to war heroes, the elite are put to rest here. The world renowned Eva Perón, also known as Evita, is also buried here.
Rano Kau, located in the Easter Island, Chile is an extinct volcano. It also has a crater lake which many say would resemble a giant witch’s cauldron.