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Inca walls cleaned in Historical Centre of Cusco

Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Inca walls cleaned in Historical Centre of Cusco

University students gathered together Bring your Heritage to Life, a campaign to restore Inca walls near the main square of Cusco. The State-run Decentralised Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDCC) was in charge of this conservation campaign.

The first day involved students from different universities, such us San Antonio Abad University, who were very engaged in the cleaning of the Inca walls.

The works started on July 3th and finished on the 6th, with students working four hours per day. (more…)

Five reasons to visit Peru in July

Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Five reasons to visit Peru in July

July is the month when Peru celebrates its independency from the Spanish crown. For this reason, the infamous Peruvian El Comercio newspaper wrote article listing 28 reasons to visit Peru. We chose only four, and we’re sure these will make you want to visit the Inca country.

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    Unesco, organism in charge of identifying and protecting natural and culture sites has chosen twelve places in Peru that everyone should visit: Machu Picchu, city of Cusco, Huascarán National Park, Chan Chan, Manu National Park (more…)

Rainbow Mountain will be Regional Conservation Area

Tuesday July 03, 2018
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Rainbow Mountain will be Regional Conservation Area

Fabiola Muñoz, Peruvian Minister of Environment, assured that the Vinicunca Mountain, better known as Rainbow Mountain, located in Cusco, will be a Regional Conservation Area as a recognition of its worldwide attraction.

The Minister commented that, to achieve this goal, different authorities have to help the dossier to guide us in the right course in the regional government of Cusco.

You can read in the Peruvian national newspaper, El Peruano, that the minister pointed out (more…)

Lord of Sipan ornaments gathered over 400,000 people in U.S.

Tuesday July 03, 2018
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Lord of Sipan ornaments gathered over 400,000 people in U.S.

Around 400,000 people, in the United States, gathered together to contemplate the ornaments of Lord of Sipan and other pieces of art that were exhibited in a pre-Hispanic art show called Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas.

This event was held at the Getty Centre, in Los Angeles, California, and organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York.

The Lord of Sipan’s discoverer, Peruvian archaeologist Walter Alva (more…)

Cities most visited in Peru last weekend

Tuesday July 03, 2018
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Cities most visited In Peru last weekend

According to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR), around 760 000 Peruvian people traveled for this long weekend. Lima was the most visited city in the country.

From Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 01, the festivities of San Pedro and San Pablo are celebrated in Peru. Holidays like these make people travel, which results in economic impacts, in the case, around $70 million US dollars.

Lunahuaná, in Lima, was the most visited city, followed by La Libertad. The third most visited region was Cusco (more…)

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