Peru

Description

Considered as the biggest city in a desert after Cairo, Lima is an exotic place that owes its charm to its privileged ubiety. Located between a valley and an immense desert, which gives it an exceptional natural richness and a varied climate.

Also this coastal city was an strategic point for Spanish people the conquest of America, something that is reflected in the ruins and fortresses that served as protection against pirates. It was also declared gastronomic capital of Latin America and its Historical Center is Cultural Heritage. The colonial architecture, its 130 kilometers of beautiful and exclusive beaches and the archeological ruins of the Inca empire, make it a perfect city to spend unforgettable moments.

Cuzco

Is the capital of peruvian history, where are located the imposing ruins of Machu Picchu, home of the ancient Inca civilization. It´s mysterious mix of pre columbian buildings and colonial structures were enough for UNESCO declared official World Heritage Cultural to Cuzco.
The unmatched rustic beauty of streets and houses of the San Blas neighborhood will the the perfect scene for a relaxing walk with a camera. Let yourself go by the whisperings of the Andean wind to the parade and the diverse catholic temples of the city to discover the deepest secrets of Cuzco in a dreamed travel.

Landmarks

Machu Picchu. Is one of the 7 new Wonders of the World, not only because of its stunning architectural beauty, but also for being a masterpiece of ancient engineering. Load up in positive energy with each step in this magnanimous archeological zone.

Hatun Rumivua Street. Here is located the Inca Roca Palace, the first supreme governor of the ancient Andean inhabitants. This place is particularly attractive for the foreign visitors because here they can admire the enigmatic stone of twelve angles.

Coricancha and Convent of Santo Domingo. The Coricancha was the most important Inca sanctuary dedicated to god of sun, but when the Spanish people arrived, the used it as a base to build the convent that houses a major collection of Cuzco paintings.

Lima, the majestic capital of Peru, owes its charm to its strategic location. In addition to being a site with a immense natural richness, is a key place in the history of the continent.

  • Continent: America
  • Weather: warm and humid all year long
  • Visa: Necessary for Mexicans