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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...
Wednesday September 18, 2013
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Planned Project Aerial Tramway to Choquequirao Ruins
The impressive Choquequirao (¨cradle of gold¨ in Quechua) ruins are not easily accessible – the trek to the ruins is extremely difficult and strenuous. This important site is thought to be the last refuge of Inca royalty that fled Cusco during the Spanish conquest. In order to reach t ...
Wednesday September 11, 2013
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Evening Flights to Cusco are Perfectly Safe
Starting early September, the Cusco evening schedule for flights arriving at and departing from Velasco Astete has been extended from 5:30 to 7:45. CANATUR has stated in their press release that the airplanes will have with cutting-edge technology allowing them more accurate and efficient ...
Wednesday September 4, 2013
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Sonamos Latinoamerica is Coming to Peru
The South American wide event, the Sonamos Latinoamerica, debuted in 2006 in Argentina, in order to spread interest in Latin America music.  The event has been getting larger and more popular every year.
It originally began as a 1-country fest in Argentina, and since has been held in Ven ...
One of the most expensive Peruvian exports may never have been discovered if 2 Americans traveling through Peru had not sent samples of their finding to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to be tested.  The genetic tests revealed something unexpected – the Pure Nacional–Pe ...
The regional governor of Cusco has unveiled a new plan to devote about $8.6 million yearly of the Machu Picchu entrance fees toward constructing the Grand Tahuantinsuyo Museum in Cusco.
According to an Andina news agency report,  the governer of Cusco, Jorge Tito Acurio, said that 15 per ...
Tuesday July 16, 2013
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Day of Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
In 2007, Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the Winners that would comprise the list of the New Seven Wonders of the World.  Shortly thereafter, the government of Peru declared the 7th of July as the official  Day of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu New Wonder of the World".
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