Restoration work to put Chankillo, the oldest known solar observatory in the Americas, more prominently on Peru’s tourist map will begin next month, daily newspaper La República reports.
During your tours of Cusco, when you get to Sacsayhuaman, be sure to visit the Rodadero, where the children of the Inca, and their descendants, have played for hundreds of years.
On the hillside above Cuzco there is a must-see destination to tour, the temple fortress of Sacsayhuamán… or is it Saqsaywaman?
The evidence continues to mount that ancient Peruvians who lived in and around present day Lima were serious dog lovers. Archaeologists announced that they had discovered the remains of 10 dogs, along with two black guinea pigs and a tattooed woman at the Huaca El Rosal ruins located inside Parque de las Leyendas, Lima’s large municipal zoo.
As predicted, more travelers than ever are flocking to the iconic Inca Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Nearly 1.3 million visitors toured the site in 2015, according to official figures provided by Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Commerce and Tourism.