LIMA: The City of Kings
The capital of Peru was founded on January 18, 1535, and it was inhabited many centuries before the arrival of the Spaniards. Its many museums, churches, feudal houses and buildings from the colonial period as well as other attractive tourist sites is this beautiful city called the “Gardner City” make is a very interesting place to see.
CUZCO: The Capital of the Inca Empire
Cuzco is known as the Archeologist Capital of America and is a World Heritage Site. Is was a religious, cultural, administrative and military center and is situated 3.350 meters above sea level. Stone constructions dating back to the Inca era lend a special kind of color and form to its streets, and colonial structures built over the Inca walls can also be observed. The best example of this is the Santo Domingo church built over Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun.
MACHU PICCHU: The Eighth Wonder of the World
The majestic archeological complex is a jewel of Inca architecture. It is the expression of man’s work in harmony with his environment. The fortress is situated atop a narrow mountain peak over looking a turbulent river and is surrounded by the intense greenness of a flange of Jungle Mountains where the diversity of flora and fauna are easily observed. Machu Picchu was discovered in 1911 and is there and a half hours from Cuzco.