The church of San Francisco Church in Quito was built in the 16th century. For centuries is was the "richest" church in South America, its altar room is gold-plated (Inka-Gold, that was) from floor to ceiling.
Its surroundings, the old town, were the first to be anounced UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Site (with Krakow, Poland) in 1978.
Location Surigao Gold District, Mindanao Island, Region XIII. Geographical Coordinates Latitude: 9°10’00” - 9°20’30” Longitude: 125°30’00” - 125°34’00 Tenement Mineral Production Sharing Agreement No. (MPSA) 134-99-XIII awarded May 20, 1999. MPSA covers 7,679 hectares Commodity Gold Geology and Mineralization The area is characterized by greenschist overthrust by ultramafics, unconformably over...
You can see Dawson City on the bank of the Yukon River, where gold-rushers rushed in 1898.
The river joining the Yukon from the east is the famous Klondyke River. Along the river you can spot huge "scars" made by big, floating gold dredges.