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    Explore the ruins of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, a 15th-century Incan community perched 2,430 m (7,970 ft) above sea level, on a mou
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    Sacsayhuaman , Cusco
    4.7
    Marvel at the walls of Sacsayhuaman, an ancient fortified complex constructed of huge, megalithic stones. Although the wildly varying shapes
    Tours from $11
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    An elegant 38-meter (125 ft) Art Deco statue constructed in 1931, Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer was once only accessible by climbing hundre
    Tours from $26
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    Copacabana Beach , Rio de Janeiro
    4.3
    Lively Copacabana Beach features warm waters and a wide stretch of white sand, with numerous hotels, restaurants, bars, and night clubs dotti
    Tours from $30
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    Praia de Ipanema , Rio de Janeiro
    4.4
    A long stretch of warm sand, Praia de Ipanema is divided into segments by posts ("postos," as they’re known locally), which mark diverse life
    Tours from $30
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