In this section you will have the most complete and
updating information that you require to get to know and to enjoy Cusco
and its main attractions such as: Machu Picchu, Classic Cusco, The
Sacred Valley, The South Sacred Valley, Vilcabamba Valley, and also some
useful advises that will make your trip a fascinating experience and
most of all a safety experience, here you will find the Festivities
Calendar and you would learn about Ecological Destinations that this
region has and Other Destinations of Peru that are very important to
whom will visit our magic country.
All the chroniclers coincide
manifesting that the quality of the building was extraordinary,
made with gray basaltic andesites coming from the quarries of
Waqoto and Rumiqolqa. The walls have the "Sedimentary" or
"Imperial Inkan" type that is the maximum expression of
architecture in pre-Columbian America. The stones are between
medium to large which outer surface is rectangular.
The Machupicchu archaeological complex is located
in the department of Cusco, in the Urubamba province and district of Machupicchu. It is
perched on the eastern slopes of the Vilcanota mountain range, a chain of mountains
curtailed by the Apurimac and Urubamba Rivers. At latitude 13║7' South and longitude
72035' West of the Greenwich Meridian, Machupicchu is located at a height of 2,350 meters
above sea level (main square).
his picturesque town with a blend of mestizo
and colonial architecture belong to the province of Calca at the entrance to the Sacred
Valley of the Incas, 32Km down a modern highway from the city of Cusco.
Founded during the reign of Viceroy Francisco de
Toledo, the town has both Western and native features that make it an original and typical
town of the region
Peru one of the greatest civilizations
in the past and now Peru is a magic and thousand-year-old
country that has a huge variety and wealth which is not very
usual in the world.
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Peru is located in the west central part of South America. It encompasses an
area of 498,222 square miles (1 `285, 215 km2) and can be compared in size to
Spain, France and former West Germany combined. In South America, only Brazil
and Argentina are larger. Peru is the 19th largest country in the world. Peru is
bordered to the north by Ecuador, to the south by Chile and Bolivia, to the east
by Colombia and Brazil and to the west by the Pacific Ocean.