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Group of Cusco citizens plans to reclaim Temple Qorikancha
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Friday January 19, 2018
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In a letter to Pope Francis, a group of Cusqueños wants to convince the Catholic Church to return the ancient Inca temple Qorikancha.

Like many other Inca temples in the city of Cusco and its surroundings, Qorikancha, the most important temple of the Inca Empire, had been destroyed during the Spanish conquest more than 500 years ago and a Catholic church had been built on its foundations....
Wednesday March 26, 2014
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Best  Five Restaurants in Cusco, Peru
Here is a selection of the best five restaurants in Cusco according to the journalist of Peru this Week. All are close o the Plaza de Armas, the central square in Cusco ...
One of the most attractive aspects of Peru is its Manu National Park, considered by UNESCO in 1987 as a World Natural Heritage Site. When you visit Peru and this astounding park, you may want to search for a new, small animal discovered. Scientist recently found a new species of lizard called Potamites Erythrocularis ...
Cusco, Peru is known for its creative and intriguing celebrations that honor important historical figures. When you visit Cusco, you are able to see for yourself the importance that people place on leaders of the past. One of the most renowned leaders from Peru is Tupac Amaru II who led the rebellion against the Spanish government in 1780. Even though the rebellion ended in defeat, Tupac Amaru II is recognized for his amazing bravery to fight for independence ...
Tuesday March 11, 2014
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3,000-year-old graves found in Cusco
Excavators working in the city of Cusco have discovered a burial site containing five individuals from the pre-Inca Marcavalle culture, a pre-Inca society. ...
World Bank initiative will help the Cusco area deal with floods and landslides, both of which could be intensified by climate change. ...
Peruvian students that are bored with dry history texts, will now have now the opportunity to learn more about Peru’s history in a more unconvential way : a recently developed video game ...






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