Buritaca 200 - Ciudad Perdida - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is part of the Tentative list of Colombia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
“Ciudad Perdida” comprises the ruins of a settlement of the pre-Hispanic Tayrona civilization. It was inhabited between the 9th and 16th centuries. It covers 14 hectares and includes a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a network of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The basements of houses and temples have also been uncovered, as well as ceramic and golden objects.
Map of Ciudad PerdidaLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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Part of new Tentative List, changed from Buritaca 200 - Ciudad Perdida - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (29/10/1993)
1993 Added to Tentative List
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