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Commitments were taken to reduce pollution in Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.

Commitments were taken to reduce pollution in Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.
After staggering that occurred, where it is reported that the Inca Trail and the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu generate 6.3 tons monthly, in addition to generating average daily ton in the town of Aguas Calientes, tour operators pledged to strengthen segregation of solid waste generated. To belittle waste generation in Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, more than 100 travel agencies and tourism... Leer más...

More than 200 people of Machu Picchu free were treated in campaign civic action

More than 200 people of Machu Picchu free were treated in campaign civic action
Over 200 Villagers among children, youth and adults from the jurisdiction of the District of Machu Picchu, were treated as part of the activities of social projection "civic action", promoted by the District Municipality of Machu Picchu in different sectors of the jurisdiction District of Machu Picchu. The people of the settled areas in the upper part of the district (Qorihuayrachina,... Leer más...

Recalling the history and achievements of Machu Picchu to be 32 years of heritage

Recalling the history and achievements of Machu Picchu to be 32 years of heritage
1438-1534 (Inca times) The Inca Pachacuteq during his administration of the empire and its inevitable expansion into the territories of Vilcabamba, was impressed by geography the valley conquered showed, so ordered to build a place where he could vacation in addition to use as a religious complex, it is believed that its population did not exceed the actual 1000 population possibly belonging... Leer más...

Build new avenue for the decongestion of the entrance and exit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu

16 December 2015 | Machupicchu, Perú, tours, Cusco, Trabajos, overcrowding
Build new avenue for the decongestion of the entrance and exit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu
Fulfilling the recommendations gave UNESCO on prevention against child next phenomenon and on the resolution of congestion from visitors to Machu Picchu Archaeological the checkpoint and access, labor personnel from the Department of Culture of Cusco Desconcentrada (DDCC), is launching the suitability of a path that will serve the decongestion of visitors entering and leaving the Inca citadel of... Leer más...

Machu Picchu is already part of Google Street View

Machu Picchu is already part of Google Street View
The Ministry of Culture (Mincu) noted that since last December 3 this year, the Inca city of Machu Picchu, cultural heritage and wonder of the world and can be visited via Google Street View, which is owned by the giant Internet "Google". As part of the agreement signed by the Mincu and Google, millions of Internet users around the world can learn, enjoy and appreciate, through virtual tours,... Leer más...

Machu Picchu was nominated for the prize of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards

Machu Picchu was nominated for the prize of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards
The Inca fortress of Machu Picchu was nominated in the category "Overseas Attraction" or "Attraction across the sea" in a list of the first edition of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards, revealed the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva. The highest authority of MINCETUR said about that "Machu Picchu can add one more accolade to a long list of global recognition. The... Leer más...

Dan Berlin, the blind athlete who finished the Inca Trail in 13 hours

Dan Berlin, the blind athlete who finished the Inca Trail in 13 hours
For an average person, walk the hard Inca Trail around 3-4 days, because not only is bustling nearly 40 Kilometres there away, but also tries to climb steep ascents, descents, which cases do you weak at the knees, cross suspension bridges made of ichu, crossing dense fog forests flourish as fight one of the greatest of all fears, height, since one of the open spending is nearly 4,200 meters (The... Leer más...

Six countries meet to fully recover the Qhapaq Ñan or Inca Trail

Six countries meet to fully recover the Qhapaq Ñan or Inca Trail
Ricardo Ruiz Caro, head of the Decentralized Cultural Department of Cusco, inaugurated the day Wednesday October 4, the meetings of the technical secretariats of the six countries involved in the project full recovery of the Andean road system built by the Incas, the QhapaqÑan. Ruiz Caro inaugurated the event expressed: "This way of integration of the South American peoples opens up great... Leer más...

Marco Antonio Solis visited Machu Picchu

Marco Antonio Solis visited Machu Picchu
On 25 October, the renowned Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solis arrived in the imperial city of Cusco averaging 12:30 hrs on a private plane to avoid possible harassment of the press and tranquility left through a connecting door directly to the runway Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport with the main avenue of the same name. Recognized by his subjects as "more than your friend," "Vivir Sin Ti," "Mi... Leer más...

Machu Picchu town consolidated sister signs agreement with Japan Otama

Machu Picchu town consolidated sister signs agreement with Japan Otama
PRESS RELEASE No. 111 - 2015 - RRPP - MDM This morning twinning agreement between Machu Picchu and the authorities of the town of Otama, located in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, in order to maintain good trade relations signed on different topics. The signing ceremony took place on the esplanade of the Llaqta of Machu Picchu, where the mayor of the District of Machu Picchu, who was... Leer más...

Regional competition in high relief sculpture carved in stone in Machupicchu ended

Regional competition in high relief sculpture carved in stone in Machupicchu ended
On Thursday October 1 held the award ceremony of the first Regional Contest of Sculpture High Relief Carving Stone called "MACHUPICCHU 2015 PROMOTING CULTURE" held in order to revalue and promote the development of the art of sculpture in the district. The competition involved more than a dozen sculptors, including local artists and artisans and the region, who develop their work in stone... Leer más...

Municipality of Machu Picchu opened four seats of fast relief of citizen security

Municipality of Machu Picchu opened four seats of fast relief of citizen security
In order to strengthen prevention and persuasion of the commission of offenses and crimes and address the insecurity that is now one of the main problems in our country; Mayor of the District Municipality of Machu Picchu inaugurated the installation and implementation of four posts Rapid Relief in the town of Machu Picchu Pueblo, the same that will have permanent citizen security personnel... Leer más...

Gastronomic Festival "Sumaq Mijuna" Communities level of Machu Picchu, was well received

Gastronomic Festival "Sumaq Mijuna" Communities level of Machu Picchu, was well received
The District Municipality of Machu Picchu through the Agricultural Development Division (Truchas Project and Project Management Sub Coffee Tourism and Economic Development), today held the Great Food Festival "Sumaq Mijuna" with the participation of over 15 exhibitors all from different rural communities in the district. The gastronomic event was held from 10:00 am in the Plaza Manco Capac of... Leer más...

Katy Perry toured the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu

24 September 2015 | Katy Perry, Machu Picchu, Cusco
After the great show presented in Lima and to the surprise of many, the singer Katy Perry, today toured the citadel of Machu Picchu, in the company of a betrayal than 15 people. Apparently the singer Katy Perry would come to Cusco yesterday afternoon, before heading to Aguas Calientes and make the tourist circuit. Today at six o'clock start your tour of the citadel of Machu Picchu... Leer más...

It was successful and spectacular II Cycling Competition Urbant Down Hill in Machu Picchu

It was successful and spectacular II Cycling Competition Urbant Down Hill in Machu Picchu
With the participation of around 70 competitors between locals and some national representatives, the last weekend was held the II Down Hilll in the population of the District of Machu Picchu, an event that was organized by the National Cycling Federation, the Civil Association Nonprofit Eco Sports and the Municipality of Machu Picchu through the Sub Managers of Tourism and Public Safety. The... Leer más...

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