King and Queen of the Netherlands visit Machu Picchu

Wednesday August 6, 2014
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King and Queen of the Netherlands visit Machu Picchu

This Monday Willem-Alexander and Maxima Zorreguieta, the Dutch Royal couple, visited Machu Picchu. They were accompanied by security staff and their stay involved high security measures.

The king and his and his delegation of nineteen people arrived at Lieutenant Alejandro Velasco Astete airport of Cusco. From there, they went to the historical center of Cusco to take a city tour. Also they visited the archaeological sites of Sacasayhuaman and Awanacancha.

After leaving Cusco King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima went to Ollantaytambo and took a train to Machu Picchu. Reportedly the visit of the King and Queen was for tourism purposes

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