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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....
Thousands of tourists and locals gathered in the centre of Cusco to join the procession of Corpus Christi. This is a traditional event that brings together the Catholic faith and the ancient Andean customs.

The event starts with the “entrance” of Saints and Virgins from different temples together with accompanied by priests, stewards and neighbours. ...
Cusco will most likely host the World Potato Congress in 2018. A ministerial resolution will be released in the next days to establish a working group to plan and organize the event.

Peru’s annual potato production has increased to 4, 7 tons, makingg Peru is number 12 in Latin-America among the largest producers in the world ...
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. ...






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