The Best South American Cities to Visit

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South America has many amazing tourist attractions, from stunning natural wounder to beautiful, old cities. In this post we will show you some of the most attractive and most visited cities in South America: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Cusco, Sao Paulo, Quito, Cartagena and Caracas. Every of these cities has a charming atmosphere, regardless of whether it is on ocean the coast or in the mountains.

Here are few photos of each cities to inspire you to visit them, enjoy!

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil with about 6.3 million citizens. It is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and has some of the most famous and beautiful beaches in the world. One of its most famous attraction is the statue of Christ the Redeemer.

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Photo credit: Stéphane PERES

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is the capital and the largest city in Argentina. It is located in the north of Argentina, near Uruguay. It is one of the most beautiful cities in South America, and even the whole world.

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco is located in in southeastern Peru. At one time it was the capital of the Inca Empire. It is surrounded with amazing mountains.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, located in southern Brazil. It has the largest economy in all of South America.

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Photo credit: Júlio Boaro

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Photo credit: Diego Torres Silvestre

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Quito, Ecuador

Quito is the capital of Ecuador, located in the north-central part of the country. It has amazing architecture, looking like Mediterranean cites

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Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is located in northern Columbia on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. It also has amazing Mediterranean architecture and beautiful, colorful streets.

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Photo credit: Robert Schrader

Cartagena, Colombia

Photo credit: Pedro Szekely

Cartagena, Colombia

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Caracas, Venezuela

Caracas is the capital and the largest city in Venezuela, located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea.

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Photo credit: Alexander De Leon Battista

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Photo credit: José Pestana

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1 Comment

  1. Lauren Meshkin @BonVoyageLauren

    April 17, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    All of these look amazing! I’ve always wanted to visit South America. Fingers crossed for next year! Thanks for sharing.

    Happy travels 🙂

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