Category: Peru

Taj Mahal most searched UNESCO World Heritage Site, check top 10 searches; DNA

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Google: Chankillo, the Peruvian solar observatory can be visited virtually; Infobae

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Peru on the map! Now you can learn more about the oldest Solar Observatory in America from the comfort of your home.

Source: Google: Chankillo, the Peruvian solar observatory can be visited virtually

Easter in Huaraz: price of tours, tickets, stay, tourist places and more; Infobae

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Plan your long holiday trip to this dream destination in Ancash. Make the most of it by knowing what are the must-see places in this area of Peru.

Source: Easter in Huaraz: price of tours, tickets, stay, tourist places and more

Built by an Unknown Culture, This Is The Oldest Sun Observatory in The Americas; Carly Cassella; Science Alert

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A masterpiece.

Source: Built by an Unknown Culture, This Is The Oldest Sun Observatory in The Americas

Seven dead after tourist plane crashes near Nasca Lines in Peru; Sabrina Johnson; Metro

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No one survived the crash, which took place shortly after take off.

Source: Seven dead after tourist plane crashes near Nasca Lines in Peru

Peru light plane crash at Nazca Lines kills five tourists, two crew; Reuters

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At least seven people have died after a light aircraft crashed during a flight above the Nazca Lines archaeological site in Peru, local police and the national government said on Friday.

Source: Peru light plane crash at Nazca Lines kills five tourists, two crew

The 13 most incredible places to visit in Peru; Agnes Rivera; Lonely Planet

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Touted for its gastronomy, revered for its cultural legacies and marveled for its biodiversity, Peru is a land worthy of multiple visits – how else would you be able to see, taste and do it all?

Source: The 13 most incredible places to visit in Peru – Lonely Planet

UNESCO adds ancient solar observatory to its World Heritage Sites; The World

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Peruvian solar observatory, Thai forest join UNESCO heritage list; Al Jazeera

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Americas’ oldest solar observatory finally gets Unesco world heritage status; WION

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The 2,300-year-old archaeological ruin Chankillo, which is the oldest solar observatory in the Americas, has been awarded Unesco world heritage status. It lies in a desert valley in northern Peru. It was one of 13 new global sites added to the list of cultural monuments.

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12 Amazing Experiences During Your Machu Picchu Adventure; Gail Clifford; TravelAwaits

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The more you know about the multitude of things to do in Machu Picchu in advance, the better you can maximize your experience.

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The 9 best day trips from Lima; Agnes Rivera; Lonely Planet

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Oldest City In The Americas Under Threat From Squatters; AFP

Having survived for 5,000 years, the oldest archeological site in the Americas is under threat from squatters claiming the coronavirus pandemic has left them with no other option but to occupy the sacred city.

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Squatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the Americas; Dan Collyns; Guardian


Squatters reportedly belonging to one family claim site of 5,000 year-old ruins was given to them in the 1970s…

Source: Squatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the Americas

How the Inca Road System Tied Together an Empire and Facilitated Its Fall; Joshua Rapp Learn; Discover Magazine

Thousands of miles of pathways through some of the most rugged land on earth form this six-country UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: How the Inca Road System Tied Together an Empire and Facilitated Its Fall

Lima, Peru; Orange Smile

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Machu Picchu the Lost City Rediscovered; Francisco Jara; The Citizen

Before the pandemic, around 3 000 people a day would visit Machu Picchu, which means “Old Mountain” in the Quechua language that predominated in the Inca empire. Now, visitors and staff must pass through a temperature control before entering the site.

Source: Machu Picchu the Lost City Rediscovered

Puebla; Unesco

Puebla is a cultural city, noted since its foundation in 1531 as a city of letters and a territory of invaluable traditions, classed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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Arequipa; Unesco

Arequipa – a charming and generous cityArequipa, considered an intermediate city and home to 80 per cent of the region’s population, historically constitutes a node that articulates the economic and social dynamics of the Andean south.

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Machu Picchu: get to know Peru’s icon of Inca civilization; Agnes Rivera; Lonely Planet

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