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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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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

Kotosh-Temple of the Crossed Hands

Temple of the Crossed Hands, the oldest archeological structure of the Andes

Kotosh- Manos Cruzadas

Manos Cruzadas or Crossed Hands is the first know sculpture of the era.

Early Horizon-Chavin, Paracas and Lima Cultures

Paracas Llama Wool Cloth With Animal Motifs

Early Horizon – 800 – 200 BCE
Chavin: Great Astronomers
More than 3000 years ago an important civilization took place in Chavin de Huantar, southeast of the . It stretched through the …

Early Intermediate Period-Nazca and Moche Cultures

Nasca Lines-The Monkey

Cultures thriving in this period date from approximately 200BCE to 600CE. Significant technological development took place in metalworking, pottery and irrigation systems. The two largest and most important cultures in …