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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...
Studies conducted by the mobile phone company Sony Mobile researched Instagram and other social media platforms. This way the company established a list of 30 places that were most photographed and posted on social media. And the tenth place of the list is held by the Machu Picchu in Peru near Cusco! ...
The impressive Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco has made it on the Tripadvisor listing Best Hotels 2018 all over the world!

The Palacio Nazarenes is situated in the Calle Plazoleta Nazarenas, near Plaza Das Armas of Cusco. It is rated five stars on Tripadvisor and has many, many positive reactions. Reviews like: "this hotel goes above and beyond" ...
Friday February 2, 2018
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New Discoveries Near Cusco in Chincheros
According to the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDC), there are recent discoveries in the Chinchero archaeological park in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Chinchero is located approximately 40 minutes by bus from Cusco.

The Chinchero archeological site was built around 1480 by Tupac Inca Yupanqui. The site contains amazing pre-Columbian walls, enclosures, platforms ...
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. ...
On January 8th in 1981, the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu was declared a “Historic Sanctuary” in Peru. Stretching over an area of 32,592 hectares (80,537 acres) the site is the country’s most visited natural protected area and includes the actual ruins of Machu Picchu as well as surrounding ecosystems. The Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary represents a great historic and cultural value ...
Due to the heavy raining season, trains to the beautiful Inca Citadel Machu Picchu will only depart from the city of Ollantaytambo till 30 April 2018 reported PeruRail. The Peruvian railway company will only offer the service for both local people and tourists for the route Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu - Hidroeléctrica and vice versa for safety reasons. ...






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