Tag: PE – Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

Peru extends visitor capacity at Machu Picchu after tickets sold out; Daniela Gonzalez-Roman, Karol Suarez & Jose Armijo; CNN

Photo: Ernesto Benavides

After Peru’s Ministry of Culture announced that tickets the country’s most iconic and in-demand site, Machu Picchu, were sold out until mid-August, the government on Thursday extended the number of people who can visit there.

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Rediscover the legendary lost city of the Incas; World Inside Picture

The lost city of the Incas is the unofficial name given to Machu Picchu, the mountain ridge constructed by the Inca Empire in the 15th- century and located in eastern Peru. It was forgotten for a while until an American historian Hiram Bingham discovered it and brought the attention of the world to it in 1911.

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Mistakes travelers make when visiting Machu Picchu; Lori Zaino; The Points Guy

Machu Picchu is one of the wonders of the world — and tourists are visiting the spectacular Inca citadel in increasing numbers. But a trip to see this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site nestled deep within the Andes mountains can be complicated, thanks in part to ever-changing rules and regulations provoked on by the steady rise in tourism.

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