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No increase on entrance fee for Machu Picchu in 2019
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Tuesday November 27, 2018
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In July and August this year it was announced that the entrance fee for Machu Picchu would be increased in 2019. The reason for this would be the rising of promotional fees paid by the Peruvian Tourism Board to promote the country, Cusco, and the world heritage site Machu Picchu. However, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture has now announced that this is not true...
During the Travelers’Choice Awards 2016 on Tripadvisor the famous historic site of Machu Picchu in Peru has been voted Best Landmark.

The minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism proudly announced that the World Wonder in Peru has earned millions of votes from TripAdvisor’s digital users. And therefore earned the first place in the top 25 world’s best landmarks. ...
Traveling by train is a wonderful way to see a new place. It is a unique and unforgettable experience to pass by gorgeous landscapes. In fact, the travel magazine Lonely Planet made a list of the best places to travel by train, and Peru was one of these top locations. ...
Thursday May 12, 2016
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The Sacred Valley Brewing Company Shines
The Sacred Valley Brewing Company from Cusco has recently gotten a lot of publicity for its award-wining brews. Peruvians and tourists alike flock to this site for their famous beers.

The Company was started by three friends, Louisa de Heer, Juan Mayorga, and Joe Giammatteo. They say that their idea originated in Oregon, when they were all attending a bluegrass concert. ...
Wednesday May 4, 2016
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Kick-off Inti Raymi 2016
Last week, on 27th of April the big opening of the important Inti Raymi festival took place in one of the most important churches/temples in Cusco, the Qoricancha.

Inti Raymi is the festival of the sun and takes place the 24th of June. ...
By many indigenous communities of South America, particularly in the Andes, the Goddess Pachamama or Mama Pacha (Quechua: "Mother earth, mother cosmos") is regarded as a personification of the mother earth. This figure is seen to give life in many ways, she also nourishes, protects, communicates through rituals with her “children”, as well as mediates between the upper and lower world. ...
Monday April 18, 2016
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More tourists to Cusco!
In 2015 a total of 1,862,900 foreign tourist came to Cusco. This accounts for a significant increase from the previous year of almost 11%. These numbers were revealed by Peru’s Central Reserve Bank.

The majority of these visitors who came to Cusco came from the United States (481,100). ...






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