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The Nazca Lines are an exceptional collection of geoglyphs in the southern desert of Peru. There are about 300 figures among them including geometric shapes, animal like figures, straight continuous lines, humans and plants. The exceptionality of these geoglyphs rest in the fact that they can only be seen from the air.

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Inca Civilization

The Inca civilization was the largest Pre-Columbian civilization in the Americas and Cusco was its capital. The best kept example of its architecture is Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu

The Sacred City is one of the most significant archeological sites left by the Incas


Fascinating culture and Inca heritage of this beautiful country

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It occupies an important place in Inca mythology.

Animals of Peru

Animals in Peru have specialized and adapted to the conditions of its geography. At higher altitude levels, few animals and plants can survive because of the lack of oxygen.

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Salt mines

The Peruvian economy relies heavily on its natural resources approximately 15% of its GDP depends on it. Its main source of income comes from mining; Peru is one of the …

Competitiveness of the Economy


In the 1970s two military governments led by Juan Velazco Alvarado and Francisco Morales Bermudez nationalized a big portion of the economy making them inefficient and uncompetitive. A period of …


Mochica Stirrup-Spouted Vessels in the Form of Seated Figures

Lord of Sipan-Moche

Lord of Sipan or "Grand Señor de Sipan" Tomb, Moche culture


Nazca Vase With a Man Holding Agricultural Products


Paracas mummy covered in fine textile, possibly a member of the nobility.

Shamanic Head-Chavin

Shamanic Head in building wall protects inhabitants against aggressors.

Tello Obelisk-Chavin

Tello Obelisk

Raymondi Stella-Chavin

The Raymondi Stella, Chavin

Lanzon Monolith-Chavin

Lanzon Monolith, Chavin