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Ancient Inca Wall Uncovered In Old Inca-Capital Cusco
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Monday September 17, 2018
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A team of archeologists recently discovered an ancient Inca wall near Cusco's Justice Palace, right in the city center of the old Inca Town in Peru. This new site doesn't only show remains of the Inca era, but also old ruins from the colonial and republican epochs.

Several teams of researchers have worked at this site for nearly two months now. ...
Wednesday February 1, 2017
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Inca Trail will be closed for Maintenance in February
Countless tourists travel to Peru each year to hike the famous trail known as the Inca Trail. As is custom, this trail will be closed for maintenance this February.

The Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco is in charge of the maintenance, and it recently confirmed that it would be closing in February, as it does each year. ...
Tuesday December 6, 2016
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Foreigners will pay more to enter Machu Picchu
Foreigners will pay more to enter Machu Picchu starting on the first of January 2017.

The entrance to the Incan city will raise 24 soles for adults and 12 soles for university students. Furthermore, tourists who also want to visit the famous mountains of Wayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain or the Inkaraqay trail will have to pay 48 soles more for the entrance fees. ...
Tuesday November 29, 2016
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Cusco Makes Best Colonial Cities List!
A Spanish newspaper called La Vanguardia compiled a list of the most beautiful colonial cities across the world, and Cusco made this list!

In fact, Cusco was ranked with the very top cities of South America. The list included cities from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Cuba, Nicaragua and Peru. ...
The archaeological site known as Choquequirao won first place in the ´´Regions´´ category on the well-known Lonely Planet travel website.

Every year, Lonely Planet releases a new list for the best places to travel for the next year. Their list for 2017 was recently released, and Peru´s Choquequirao made the list! ...
Cusco is a city with a constant urban growth, though it is not precisely ordered. In fact, the difficulties create a large amount of noise, contamination and chaos. There is an excess of cars, with a total of 115,000 vehicles filling the streets. This is a 320% increase from 10 years ago. Both experts and the Cusco locals worry about this issue, especially as more than 2.5 million tourists visit Cusco every year ...
Tuesday October 11, 2016
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New Archaeological Discovery in Cusco
Recently, various government workers were doing maintenance along the Vilcanota River, and they made a new archaeological discovery.

They found the remains of an Incan altar, which was 2.5 meters long and 1 meter wide. Furthermore, the altar weighs 20 tons! ...






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