The Detourist's list: Buildings that make you smile
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Peru: Make your vow of prosperity here( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
The Hotel Monasterio in Cuzco was built by Spanish conquistadors in the 1590s. It lasted nearly four centuries as a monastery, but was converted into a hotel in 1965. Nowadays, it's lavish enough to make a billionaire feel right at home, with a private chapel and a 300-year-old cedar tree.
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