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 decision is in the hands of the readers of one of the most respected magazines in the UK travel and committed to our industry will continue to maintain its exceptional image on the retina of the world, "he said.
The list has been announced for the first edition of National Geographic Traveler 2015 Reader Awards, in association with the Tourism Authority of Qatar, where readers of National Geographic Traveller (one of the most beloved travel magazines in the United Kingdom) voted in favor your destination, airline and tour operator favorite; winners to be announced this month at a ceremony in London.
Recall that the citadel of Machu Picchu was inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 1983, which he regards as the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire and one of the most important heritage sites in the world, besides being considered one of the 7 wonders of the modern world the July 7, 2007 within a total one hundred million voters worldwide.
Machu Picchu competes in the category "Overseas Attraction" with the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland in northeastern Australia considered the largest coral reef in the world. and the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona, in the US, whose gorge carved by the Colorado River was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.
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