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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

Culture

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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Peru’s UNESCO Heritage Sites

Manu National Park

The following is a list of Peru’s UNESCO Heritage Sites:
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Historic Center of Lima
City of Cuzco
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Chavin Archaeological Site
Historic Center of the City of Arequipa
Lines and Geogliphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumales
QhapaqÑan Andean Road System
Sacred City of Caral-Supe
Huascaran National Park
Manu National Park
Rio Abiseo National Park

Lima, big city concerns

Lima shanty towns2

Lima Peru is a city of over 8 million inhabitants. Poverty, population density and water supply concerns.

San Isidro

San Isidro, the business district

San Isidro Lima is a glamorous district that stands out for its green zones and manicured lawns. The most representative and most beautiful park is El Olivar, with 450 year old olive trees that date from the colonial times.

Barranco

Barranco street

At night Barranco becomes the Lima that never sleeps, there is a large concentration of bars, live music nightclubs and peñas. El Puente de los Suspiros provides a romantic stroll through the historic part of the district.

Historic Lima

San Francisco Church

Historic Lima is the most visited tourist destination, the Center of Lima or Centro de Lima, as locals call it, used to be the entire city with the Plaza the Armas as its heart.

Facts about Peru

Cerro de Pasco mine

Interesting facts about Peru. Facts about society, economy, population, history, tourism, food and geography.

Peru Weather – Lima

Lima climate

Monthly mean maximum and minimum temperatures and mean total rainfall for the capital .

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The National Museum of Archeology, Anthropology and History

Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Location: Plaza Bolivar, Pueblo Libre, Lima.
Open: Tuesday to Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Sunday and Holidays from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

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Admission: Adults S/.11.50. Student S/. 3.50. Children S/. …

Museum of Art of Lima

Museum of Art of Lima

Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI) – Museum of Art of Lima
Location: Paseo Colon No. 125,

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Open: Tuesday to Sunday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Admission: S/6, Wednesdays free, …

Lima

Traffic in Lima

With over eight million inhabitants Lima, capital of Peru  is the second largest desert city in the world after Cairo. It is a city of contrasts. Lima is surrounded by …