DESTINATIONS IN PERU
If you are interested to visit not only Lima, you can find information about the principal destinations inside Peru like Cusco, Arequipa, Huaraz, Iquitos, Puno, it could be helpful to have an idea about them.
SAN BLAS NEIGHBORHOOD
In this neighborhood you can find the craftsmen, workshops and handycrafts, is one of the most picturesque places of the city.
Between the year 1560 and 1664 was built the cathedral of this city. For it, the Spaniards made bring blocks of red color granite from the fortress known as Sacsayhuamán.
It was called “ Square of the warrior” in time of the Incas. It was an important ceremonial place where every year was celebrating the inti raymi or Festival of the Sun
The koricancha was the most important sanctuary dedicated to the Sun god in the epoch of the Empire Inca..
It is a ceremonial fortress, Sacsayhuamán is located to 2 km from the Cusco
El laberinto de Quenko con sus canales en zigzag y donde adoraban al sol y a la madre tierra.
Tambomachay or Tampumachay is known by its channels and water falls that demonstrate the advances of the architects and the incaicos hydraulic engineers . Tambomachay was considered a center of worship and honoring to the water.
It’s located in the heart of the sacred valley to 78 kilometres of the city of cusco (1 hour 25 minutes by car) on the road to Pisac.
The Main square of Pisac is an entertaining place full of color and with diverse articles to sale.
Ollantaytambo's archaeological zone is another monumental work of the architecture incaica.
Ollantaytambo is the only city Inca who remains almost intact and it houses still serve as housings where live their descendants
It is a village that also preserves the style of the epoch. There is located the tourist zone , to buy objects, gowns, accessories, etc
There in this place where the tourists are located, it means foreign persons who buy to take recollections to their countries.
MACHU PICCHU HISTORIC SANCTUARY
It’s located 110 kilometres north east of Cusco 4 hours by train
An impressive inca citadel built on a mountain, rich in flora and fauna. It’s name in English means Old Mountain. It has also been called the lost City of the Incas.
The eternal guardian of the sanctuary, the imposing Wayna Picchu (youn Mountain in Quechua) dominates the inca citadel. Climbing to the summit is an unforgettable experience.
On the way and on the summit itself there are sacred buildings and magnificent terraces built on the brink of the precipice. It takes 2 or 3 hours on foot.