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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...
Friday October 30, 2015
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New architecture Discovered in Ollantaytambo
A stone enclosure and a handful of Andean terraces were discovered after a group of staff workers was performing maintenance works in Ollantaytambo, Cusco.

This discovery was made in the Ollantaytambo Archaeological Park in Cusco. ...
According to a press release provided to Living in Peru, the mountains of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu will be closed for two weeks each in the month of April 2016. However - good news for tourists - the third mountain peak associated with Machu Picchu, the citadel of Machu Picchu, remain open all through next year. ...
Thursday October 22, 2015
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New Cusco Airport
Thanks to the new Cusco airport – that is supposed to be completed in 2020 in the small town of Chinchero, travelers to Peru will fly directly into Cusco from the United States, without landing first in Peru’s capital Lima. ...
Wednesday October 14, 2015
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A new frog species has been discovered in Cusco region
The new species was discovered by park ranges, specialists of the area, and researchers who were conducting a routine biological study in the Lacco region of Cusco in the national sanctuary of megaton. ...
A new initiative was launched under the direction of Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco (DDCC), calling for Latin American classics to be translated into Quechua. The project aims to promote the native language of 3.6 million Peruvians. ...
Monday August 24, 2015
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Parts of Machu Picchu to close in April 2016
In April 2016 the 2 mountains of Machu Picchu will be closed to visitors while important maintenance work is done, the high amount of traffic on these paths making the work impossible under normal circumstances. ...






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