Culture

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... Leer más...

Keros Community

13 Abril 2015 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Culture
(One of the last hereditary Andean communities of the Incas) The community or Q’EROS nation is located in the Vilcanota Mountain String (Cusco), at an altitude of 4300 meters above sea level. The community considered one of the last hereditary Inca, The Q’EROS nation is trying to survive the... Leer más...

Foster the people lead singer posted a selfie in Machu Picchu on Istagram

13 Abril 2015 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Tourism, Culture
Foster the People lead singer , Mark Foster ,who a few weeks ago offered a memorable concert in Lima as part of his world tour, posted on his Instagram account couple of pictures, among them you can see a 'selfie' in Machu Picchu and other one with one lady carrying her lamb. "All I got from... Leer más...

Originally Machu Picchu’s name would be Patallaqta

13 Abril 2015 | Tourism, Culture, Cusco, Machu Picchu
The citadel of Machu Picchu located in the Peruvian Andes (Cusco), which was built by the ancient Inca ruler Pachacuteq around 1440, might have named "Patallaqta", this according to the Spanish historian Mari Carmen Martin Rubio, the name comes from the Quechua words Pata (step) and Llaqta (... Leer más...

Sacred Plaza Machu Picchu

The sacred plaza of Machu Picchu was designated as political and social center in around it you can see important structures, such is the case of the Main Temple, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Moon and the Priest's House. To identify what type of celebrations... Leer más...

Part 1: Andean Hummingbird

The Andean Hummingbird: is one of the emblematic animals of the cusqueños in ancient times the conquerors had a puzzle to solve, decipher and make a brief classification of all types of animals that inhabit the new world, but in the course of distribution they met with the most complicated animal,... Leer más...

Meet the progress of Master Plan to protect Machu Picchu

03 Diciembre 2013 | Machu Picchu, citadel, Culture, Cusco
The large number of visitors that houses Machu Picchu, has to go hand in hand with the overall development and especially taking into account the sustainability of the citadel. Elias Carreno, an official of the Directorate of Culture and Decentralized Chief Master Plan to protect Machu Picchu... Leer más...