Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by visiting 5 landmarks in Hispanic countries

Hispanic Heritage Month  is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.. During this month, US celebrates the cultures and traditions of those who can trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking countries of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
 
 
There are some good reason to think about its importance, from the marketing perspective. According to Pewresearch:
1. The U.S. Hispanic population reached 60.6 million in 2019, up from 50.7 million in 2010.
2. The share of U.S. Hispanics with college experience has increased since 2010.
3. The share of Latinos in the U.S. who speak English proficiently is growing.
4. People of Mexican origin account for slightly over 60% (37 million) of the nation’s overall Hispanic population as of 2018.
5. The fastest population growth among U.S. Latinos has come among those with origins in Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras.
6. Florida and Texas are home to the highest shares of Latinos among immigrant eligible voters.
 

In order to celebrate this month, we selected 5 different locations to show them using 360-degree videos. Below check out 5 landmarks and tourist spots in 5 Hispanic countries:

 

1. Chile

Chile is a long, narrow country stretching along South America’s western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline.
 
Santiago, its capital, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range mountains. The city’s palm-lined Plaza de Armas contains the neoclassical cathedral and the National History Museum. The massive Parque Metropolitano offers swimming pools, a botanical garden and zoo.
 
Check it out here or: https://www.chilein360.com
2. Honduras
Copan Ruins: The Mayan Ruins of Copan, Honduras, just across the border from Guatemala are some of the most impressive in Central America. Take a guided “walk” through them in the video below:

3. Mexico

Uxmal: This ancient Mayan city is one of the most historically and culturally significant attractions in Mexico. It was once the capital of the region. See a ‘street view’ of the area with Google Maps.

Mexico City: is the capital and largest city of Mexico and the most-populous city in North America. See some 360-degree images here.

Or experience historic downtown Mexico City in 360 with the video below:

 

 

4. Venezuela
Angel Falls: This is the highest waterfall in the world, at over 3,000 feet. In the indigenous language of Pemon its name is ‘waterfall of the deepest place,’ while the English version takes its name from the first person to fly over it: the American aviator Jimmie Angel. Watch the 360° video below for a bird’s eye view of the waterfall.
 

 

5. Bolivia
Uyuni Salt Flat: Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, or playa, at over 10,000 square kilometres in area. Visit it virtually here.

North Yungas Road: The famed “Death Road” is popular with cyclists. Take a look at its dangerous, steep slopes in the video below.