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Cusco among the most beautiful cities in America 14 March 2017

Cusco among the most beautiful cities in America


The city of Cusco, known as the "Navel of the World", is the capital of the Inca Empire, one of the most important cities of the Viceroyalty of Peru in the hands of The Spaniards, adorned itself with churches, palaces and baroque and neoclassical squares , which is what today make it the main tourist place of Peru. Declared ...
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Replica of Machu Picchu in chocolate 15 February 2017

Replica of Machu Picchu in chocolate


After two months of hard work, chefs with artistic talent, they portrayed our wonder in chocolate. This feat was accomplished thanks to the skill and ingenuity of the chefs of the JW Marriott Cusco & El Convento Cusco. Currently this delight is on display in the lobby of the JW Marriott Cusco & El Convento Cusco, located at the ...
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For begin the new year 2017, enjoy with this video about Manu National Park 10 January 2017

For begin the new year 2017, enjoy with this video about Manu National Park


One of the most extraordinary places that is known worldwide for supporting the greatest biodiversity on earth, recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve.    Its great diversity is a consequence of its location where the Andes meet the Amazon. Its altitudinal range means it supports a variety of habitats such as: Puna grassland, Cloud forest, lowland Amazon ...
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Cusco Travel, Traditions & Culture 12 November 2016

Cusco Travel, Traditions & Culture


Cusco is a cultural capital by excelence, thanks to its people and live customs, expressed in its multitude of dances, festivities and religious rituals, and in the fusion of the Inca and colonial heritage that one can appreciate any time of the year. The ultimate expression of its religious manifestations can be seen in its museums and churches, in the ...
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The Popular Art museum of Cusco City 03 November 2016

The Popular Art museum of Cusco City


The Popular Art museum of Cusco belongs to the American Insitiute of Art, ancient & traditional cultural organization of the city, that it´s founds the Jubilar Days of Cusco and rescue of the disappearance of Santuranticuy Fair.The museum hosted pieces of porpular art, old photographies of Cusco, paints and comtemporary cusquenian scuttures. It has some of the best pieces of ...
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Machu Picchu: World Spiritual Center 10 August 2016

Machu Picchu: World Spiritual Center


Machu Pichu designation as one of the 7 wonders of the world, has an explanation. And it is that Machu Picchu is the magnetic center of the Earth, where they have directed towards spiritual radiation for two thousand years were in Tibet and now, in the new Age of Aquarius we are living, have moved to Peru. This "transfer" ...
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Best season for sightseeing in Cusco 19 July 2016

Best season for sightseeing in Cusco


The Cusco region has only two distinct seasons: the wet season and the dry season. The rainy season begins in October when in the southern hemisphere spring begins and ends in March. At this time the rain falls almost every day for three or four hours, mainly between December and March, but there are also several days of sunshine ...
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Machu Picchu: 5 reasons to visit this majestic place 20 May 2016

Machu Picchu: 5 reasons to visit this majestic place


Machu Picchu is one of the destinations that anyone around the world must know at some point, is that this magical place will help you discover a little more about the history of the Inca city that at one time was the capital of a great empire .It is so for you will be excited to know, then we ...
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Andahuaylillas: Tour into the southern valley in Cusco 13 May 2016

Andahuaylillas: Tour into the southern valley in Cusco


Andahuaylillas jewel is the church of St. Peter the Apostle. Conceived by the Jesuits was built at the very beginning of the seventeenth century. Its harmonious construction and extraordinary inner combine to make it one of the most beautiful churches in the region.The temple rests on a solid plinth of limestone blocks taken from the Inca Palace, once located ...
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Inti Raymi: Sun festival in Cusco this June 24th at 2016 06 May 2016

Inti Raymi: Sun festival in Cusco this June 24th at 2016


The Inti Raymi or "Festival of the Sun" was the most important religious holiday during the time of the Incas. Until today it still represents every June 24 in the architectural complex of Sacsayhuaman.Cusco is marked by the encounter and mixture of cultural and natural riches that make it unique, different but once the indissoluble and mysterious. Its buildings, ...
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More tours into the Sacred Valley & Cusco 29 April 2016

More tours into the Sacred Valley & Cusco


Tourist routes as "Calca and wonders", "Espinar and wonders", "Tupac Amaru" and "Hermanos Ayar" in the provinces of Canchis and Paruro, are assessed to be enabled for cusqueños citizens enjoy them as part of Social Tourism program.The proposal by the Regional Government of Cusco and the Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) of this region in order ...
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Siete Tinajas a circle of waterfalls that surprising to the travelers in Cusco 22 April 2016

Siete Tinajas a circle of waterfalls that surprising to the travelers in Cusco


Seven Tinajas located in the District of Echarate at a distance of 20 kilometers from the city of Quillabamba the capital of the Province of the Convention at an altitude of 900 meters with an average temperature of 28ºC way into the Peruvian Amazon, the margin left the Urubamba river. Seven Tinajas is a broken lytic efloraciones granitic type ...
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Torontoypata canyon another tour in Cusco Rainforest 15 April 2016

Torontoypata canyon another tour in Cusco Rainforest


The canyon is located in the mountains of Torontoypata, Huynapata town has a length of 150 m. and reaches 10 m. wide with walls that reach 60 m. where you can see the nests of the cockerels of the rocks (Rupícola Peruviana) Peru's national bird, the quetzal tall and Paucar or Pusti. At the end of the journey through ...
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Q'eswachaka bridge: The inca tradition that resists the modernity in Cusco 08 April 2016

Q'eswachaka bridge: The inca tradition that resists the modernity in Cusco


Every June for about 600 years, 1,000 peasants in southern Peru meet for three days to work on the renewal of the suspension bridge Q'eswachaka, declared intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO.The Q'eswachaka bridge over the Apurimac River, in the region of Cusco, is woven entirely from plant fibers, according to Inca tradition, and is the only of its ...
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Cusco city: Cruz Velacuy on May 3rd 01 April 2016

Cusco city: Cruz Velacuy on May 3rd


The festivities are held on May 3 in the whole area of ​​Cusco and very hubbub universal sense, is to worship the cross.This festival originates in the early decades of the eighteenth century. When I was a relatively humble and / or modest without maginifisencia that today has private family holiday at the time. The cross is a symbol ...
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Lares valley: into this main trek to Machu Picchu 23 March 2016

Lares valley: into this main trek to Machu Picchu


Lares is the name of a small village north of Cusco, a beautiful place to make an Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. We begin in the Sacred Valley (in Huarán). We climb the narrow part and have the chance to see stone houses with thatched roofs surrounded by herds of llamas, alpacas and guinea pigs. The road is moderate ...
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Moon Temple in Machu Picchu 18 March 2016

Moon Temple in Machu Picchu


There is a path that leads to Huayna Picchu but which we made a detour which we one of the most remarkable complexes of underground constructions of the region. It is several caves, some of which have been lined (at a larger scale than in the Mausoleum of Machu Picchu) with blocks of fine stonecutting which have been carved ...
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Pisaq opens its doors to Tourism with two ways 11 March 2016

Pisaq opens its doors to Tourism with two ways


High above the colonial market town of Pisaq, today the gateway for many tourists to the Sacred Valley, are some of the finest Inca ruins in existence. They might not be in a location quite as beautiful as Machu Picchu, or on a scale quite as monumental as Sacsayhuamán, but the stonework here is some of the best you ...
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Experiential Tourism around the Cusco region 04 March 2016

Experiential Tourism around the Cusco region


Alternative tourism is a new tourism practice defers from traditional tourism to offer tourists the modalities and different destinations that offer commercial tourism.While commercial tourism companies begin to explore new modalities such as ecotourism, adventure tourism, tourism venture, etc; the true essence of Alternative Tourism is the involvement of host populations in the activities and benefits that generate tourism ...
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Machu Picchu Mountain closed during the month of April 26 February 2016

Machu Picchu Mountain closed during the month of April


After having conducted a thorough technical evaluation of the state of conservation; retaining walls, stairways, halls and platforms Machu Picchu, the determination to perform the system maintenance National Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu was taken.This provision taken by the Head of National Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu determines the following: Admission to the Mountain of Huayna Picchu is suspended, from ...
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Cusco among the most beautiful cities in America 14 March 2017

Cusco among the most beautiful cities in America


The city of Cusco, known as the "Navel of the World", is the capital of the Inca Empire, one of the most important cities of the Viceroyalty of Peru in the hands of The Spaniards, adorned itself with churches, palaces and baroque and neoclassical squares , which is what today make it the main tourist place of Peru. Declared ...
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