A Spanish newspaper called La Vanguardia compiled a list of the most beautiful colonial cities across the world, and Cusco made this list!In fact, Cusco was ranked with the very top cities of South America. The list included cities from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Cuba, Nicaragua and Peru. Cusco is known for its beauty in architecture and general ambiance. With its quaint streets, happening squares, magnificent churches and amazing history, it has wowed tourists from all over the world. In fact, Cusco was named a World Heritage Site the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Now, it has been recognized by this Spanish newspaper as one of the most special and beautiful colonial cities on the globe. Other cities on the list include Cartagena de Indias, Ouro Preto, Antigua, Potosi, Trinidad, San Miguel de Allende and Granada.