City of Lima

• Lima. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. Tourism website + Visit Peru Lima (map) is the capital of Peru and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Lima was the seat of Spanish rule for 300 years, and as such it has wonde [ read more ]

City of Lima

Nazca Lines

• Nazca Lines. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. Tourism website + Visit Peru The Nazca Lines (map) are a group of very large geoglyphs made in the soil of the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were created between 500 BC and AD 500 by people making depressions [ read more ]

Nazca Lines

Colca Canyon (Colca Valley)

• Colca Canyon / Colca Valley. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. Tourism website + Visit Peru The Colca Canyon (map) is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of *Arequipa (map). With a depth of about 4,160 m [ read more ]

Colca Canyon (Colca Valley)

Machu Picchu

• Machu Picchu. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. Tourism website + Visit Peru Machu Picchu (map) is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of Peru. At 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred to as “ [ read more ]

Machu Picchu

Candelaria festival Puno

• Candelaria festival Puno. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. peruhop.com + Visit Peru The Virgin of Candelaria is the patron saint of the city of *Puno (map) in Peru, held in the first fortnight of February each year. It is one of the largest festivals of culture [ read more ]

Candelaria festival Puno

Inty Raymi, Cusco

• Inty Raymi, Cusco. Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites. Tourism website + Visit Peru The Inti Raymi'rata (Quechua for "Inti festival") is a traditional religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti (Quechua for "sun"), the most venerated deity in [ read more ]

Inty Raymi, Cusco
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