News of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu received more than 350 000 visitors between January and April

The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu received in this period an average of 358 337 tourists both domestic and foreign (January-April), the figure would represent growth of 16.6% over the same period of 2014. According to official information from the Ministry of Culture, the total visitors 74% are foreigners, while 26% were domestic. During this time of year were 93 210 domestic tourists who... Leer más...

5 things you must experience in your trip to Machu Picchu

In addition to the options you mentioned below, do not forget that the biggest attraction is the tour of the same Inca citadel (Machu Picchu), today considered one of the new seven wonders of the world. 5 things mentioned below are places or routes that are important for your visit to the shrine: 1. Huayna Picchu: From this mountain can have a panoramic view of the sanctuary (Machu Picchu),... Leer más...

Henry Cejudo fulfilled his childhood dream to visit Machu Picchu

Henry Cejudo American fighter with Mexican roots, considered as one of the figures flyweight UFC came to our country (Peru) to fulfill one of his dreams all his life, knowing the citadel of Machu Picchu. Cejudo is vacationing in our country, I take the time to fulfill your dream visit Machu Picchu. The public wrestler pictures on your account Instagram and Facebook, where he can be seen posing... Leer más...

Improve access to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao

The Regional Government of Cusco (GRC) and the Association for the Conservation of the Amazon Basin (ACCA) will sign an agreement for the management and conservation of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, which is located in the province of Anta. Roberto Rojas, Manager of Natural Resources and Environment of the GRC, reported that thanks to the agreement reached may have a budget of S... Leer más...

"Machu Picchu is a pending" for singer Storm

Liliana Maturano, better known as "Storm" came to Lima, where waiting to contact a company that distribute their new albums of the artist in our country, just as when his album released to mark his four-decade career "40 years, 40 songs ". "It is an anniversary double album containing two CDs, so that people can enjoy songs before and discover new songs I've written. I was looking for company in... Leer más...

Copa America 2015 Chile would increase the tourism in Peru

Due to the large gathering of football stars in the Copa America 2015 Chile, many tourists from different countries will come to appreciate this event occurred. Therefore since Chile is located near our country is expected to culminate tourism after the competition increases in Peru, especially in the city of Puno and Cusco. That is why all agencies and tour operators be prepared to provide the... Leer más...

They began the parade of folk dances commemorating the jubilee month Cusco

During the course of this week they will be presented several dances in the Plaza de Armas, this month to commemorate the jubilee of Cusco. This time Monday began with dances primary level of Cusco, from early hundreds of both foreign and domestic citizens gathered at the Plaza de Armas occurred. The ceremony on the parade beginning at 09:00 am. For Tuesday it is scheduled parade of dances by... Leer más...

Pose build new resort near Machu Picchu

The Regional Government of Cusco reported that approximately 130 million soles for the construction of a new resort near Machu Picchu will be invested, to articulate it with the entry of visitors to the Inca citadel. All this Edwin Licona, indicated that the initiative was proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), and also as much with the approval of the Regional Council... Leer más...

The National Urban Bohemia Group recorded video clip to premiere Machu Picchu

The band started in the city Ypacaray, where did meet their songs and performed today shows around the country. Jaime Zacher vocalist and composer was commissioned to gather and turn today in one of the groups most successful Rock Folk country. This time the Urban Bohemia premiere national group made a video clip in the landscapes of the Inca citadel "Machu Picchu", the name of the theme is "... Leer más...

Demand of visitors to Machu Picchu grow by 15% this year

Until so far this year the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu registered a 15% increase in the flow of visits between domestic and foreign tourists, this despite the casualties that occurred during the month of April, he reported Culture director, Ricardo Ruiz Caro. The increase in May was recorded due to the proximity of the jubilee celebrations of Cusco. While the number of tourists recorded... Leer más...

Ricardo Darin: My trip to Cuzco and Machu Picchu was one of the best

The actor Ricardo Darin (Argentina) gave an interview to Beto Ortiz in Buenos Aires, which will air on 14 of this month, at the premiere of the program "La Noticia Rebelde". During the interview Darin Argentine actor confessed that his visit to Machu Picchu was one of the best trips, "Always we remember that trip as one of the best and most fantastic we have done together (with his family).... Leer más...

Machu Picchu is second in ranking of Historical Monuments

Machu Picchu certainly a pride for Peruvians, at this time the sanctuary located in the Cusco region ranked second in a ranking of Trip Advisor Traveler's Choice, called "The 25 most popular places in the world interest". The Machu Picchu description received by the International Portal was: "We circle a wall and that the city lay before me in all its glory, shining in the sunlight. It was... Leer más...

Yuri showed the great affection that has by Peru, especially Machu Picchu

05 June 2015 | Machu Picchu, Tourism, Adventure, Perú, Yuri
Mexican artist showed the immense love he has for Peru concert in Lima, by cries of "Up Peru, Machu Picchu up". After starting with the cries of affection to our country, the artist continued with the interpretation of the best of his discography. No doubt his affection is true for Peru, the artist Cravo a small video where the greeting of the Peruvian public to the Mexican nation, which wants... Leer más...

Why the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu was built?

It is one of the most important mysteries of Machu Picchu Why ?, was built to answer it we have to be aware that there are several hypotheses of several archaeologists, here mention some of them: Luis Guillermo Lumbreras, Peruvian archaeologist and researcher of the Inca culture maintains that Machu Picchu was built as a mausoleum for the great Inca Pachacutec, Lumbreras follows: "We believe,... Leer más...

Project: "New Visitor Center Machu Picchu"

03 June 2015 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Tourism, Unesco, ICOM
Dr. Hans-Martin Hinz, president of ICOM (International Council of Museums), an advisory body of UNESCO reported in a statement the head of the Directorate of Culture of Cusco Decentralized congratulate the new project of "New Visitor Center Machu Picchu "that drives the cultural institution. Besides all the president of ICOM I congratulate cultural police is implemented through different... Leer más...

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