• Lima

.Lima

Lima PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Lima (map) is the capital of Peru and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Lima was the seat of Spanish rule for 300 years, and as such it has wonderful churches, cloisters and [.....]

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  • Nazca Lines

Nazca Lines

Nazca Lines PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Nazca Lines (map) are a group of very large geoglyphs made in the soil of the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were created between 500 BC and AD 500 by people making depressions or shallow incisions in the [.....]

Nazca Lines
  • Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon (Colca Valley)

Colca Canyon (Colca Valley) PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Colca Canyon (map) is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of *Arequipa (map). With a depth of about 4,160 m (13,640 ft), it is one of the [.....]

Colca Canyon (Colca Valley)
  • Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Machu Picchu (map) is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of Peru. At 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”, [.....]

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  • Candelaria festival Puno.

Candelaria festival Puno

Candelaria festival, Puno PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Virgin of Candelaria is the patron saint of the city of *Puno (map) in Peru, held in the first fortnight of February each year. It is one of the largest festivals of culture, music and dancing in [.....]

Candelaria festival Puno
  • Inty Raymi

Inty Raymi, Cusco

Inty Raymi, Cusco PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Inti Raymi'rata (Quechua for "Inti festival") is a traditional religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti (Quechua for "sun"), the most venerated deity in Inca religion. It was the cel [.....]

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