4 Iguazú Falls, Brazil and Argentina
Iguazú Falls are located along the border between Brazil and Argentina. These waterfalls are formed by the river of the same name, which creates one of the natural wonders of planet Earth. The Brazilian part of the falls is located in the Brazilian state of Paraná. While the Argentine is in the province of Misiones.
The Iguazú falls are made up of about 275 falls on a 2,700 meter front, the height of the falls varies between 60 meters and 82 meters. The most impressive area of the falls is undoubtedly the so-called Devil's Throat. At this point, the falls form a horseshoe-shaped jump 82 meters high on a total front of 700 meters.
The waterfalls was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984 (Argentine side) and 1986 (Brazilian side) and is undoubtedly one of the most impressive places in nature. Waterfalls is rightly considered among the natural wonders of the world.
5 Moais from Easter Island, Chile
First of all, Easter Island is famous for its giant stone statues in the shape of a human head, they are called "moai". Silent idols weighing up to 200 tons and up to 12 meters high stand with their backs to the ocean. In total, 997 statues were found on Easter Island . All moai are monolithic. Masters carved them from soft volcanic tuff (pumice) in a quarry on the slopes of the Rano-Roraku volcano. Some statues were moved to the ritual site (“akhu”) and supplemented with a cap of red stone (pukau). According to scientists, once moai had eyes: squirrels were laid out from coral, and pupils - from sparkling pieces of volcanic glas
6 Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu) - a world-famous ancient city of the Incas and the monument to their culture, which is located in Peru in the mountains of South America (on a ridge height of 2430 meters) above the valley of the Urubamba River, near the town of Aguas Calientes. Interestingly, Machu Picchu is often called the “Lost City of the Incas", and in 2007 he received the title of New World Wonder. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most famous cities in the world that are in ruins today. It is also on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1983 and is considered the main attraction of Peru.