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World heritage site · Historic Site
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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
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Marvel at the walls of Sacsayhuaman, an ancient fortified complex constructed of huge, megalithic stones. Although the wildly varying shapes
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Qorikancha , Cusco
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Once dazzling with gold-coated walls and solid gold statues, Qorikancha now seems like a shell of its former self. Despite this, the temple--
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Colca Canyon , Arequipa Region
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Full of cultural and geographic diversity, the 100 km (62 mi) Colca Canyon offers something to captivate any visitor. Home to the Cabanas and
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World heritage site · National Park
Huascaran , Huascaran National Park
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Huascaran represents a large national park known for its high-peaked mountain ranges and mountaineering opportunities. The park earned its Wo
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Peru

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Add Peru and other destinations to your itinerary using our Peru trip planner, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.

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