Central & South America

Central & South America Attractions

Red House (Casa Colorada)

4 star rating: Recommended 54 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Though Santiago's historical district boast many architecturally outstanding buildings, most were built or refurbished in the early 1900s, well after the Spanish Colonial period. The Red House - or ...  Read more

San Telmo

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Like La Boca, the central barrio of San Telmo is one of Buenos Aires’ tango haunts. Formerly an up-market residential area, the area’s crumbling mansions and atmosphere of faded glory form the ...  Read more

Plaza de Armas

Tours & Tickets

At the heart of Santiago de Chile's historic district is the city's social hub, the palm-shaded Plaza de Armas. Surrounded by the neoclassical facades of Santiago's most important buildings, ...  Read more

Jiron de la Union

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 49 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Downtown Lima’s most lively and colorful street is pedestrianized Jiron de la Union. Lined with boutiques and stores for window-shopping, restaurants and cafes for bar-hoppers, and thronged with ...  Read more

Plaza de Bolivar

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Enormous and austere, Bogota’s broad, bricked central plaza was designed in 1553 to be the gathering place for tens of thousands at the hub of the federal government. Then, known simply as the ...  Read more

Lima Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 194 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lima’s Plaza Mayor (main square) is central Plaza de Armas, the city’s historic heart and birthplace. Landscaped with palm trees, elaborate lampposts, flower beds and greenery, the square’s focus is ...  Read more

Plaza Bolivar

4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This shady park, centered on a trickling fountain and statue of Simon Bolivar, is a more local hangout spot than the upmarket cafes taking over Plaza Santo Domingo. The benches are full of ...  Read more

Plaza Independencia

Mendoza is celebrated for its leafy squares, and Plaza Independencia is the town’s most important square, meeting place and central hub. A crafts fair is held here from Thursdays to Sundays, and ...  Read more

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