30 Famous Landmarks in Peru to Visit Story

By Lauren Kendrick

Introduction

30 Famous Landmarks in Peru to Visit Story

From ancient ruins to cultural buildings, there are many famous landmarks in Peru. Discover these...

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The Sacred Valley, Andes Mountains

The Sacred Valley made up the main region of the Inca Empire, along with Machu...

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Machu Picchu, Andes Mountains

Machu Picchu is the most iconic Peru landmark that is situated in the Andes Mountains...

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The Inca Trail, Cusco

If you choose to hike the whole way to Machu Picchu, the best way to...

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The City of Cusco, Cusco

Cusco is a charming city in the southeastern part of Peru, near the Andes Mountain...

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Saqsaywaman, Cusco

Meaning 'Royal Eagle,' Saqsaywaman is an archeological site just 2 km north of Cusco's main...

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Cusco Cathedral, Cusco

One of the most important sites in the historical city of Cusco is the Cusco...

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Qorikancha, Cusco

Known as Coricancha, Koricancha, or Qorikanch, this is an ancient Incan temple in Cusco that...

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Choquequirao Archaeological Park, Cusco

Found in the south of Peru, Choquequirao Archaeological Park is another famous Inca site that...

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Q'eswachaka Rope Bridge, Quehue

Earning its prestigious title of the 'last remaining Inca rope bridge,' Q'eswachaka Rope Bridge crosses...

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Colca Canyon, Chivay

With a depth of 11,100 ft, which is twice that of the Grand Canyon, Colca...

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Historic Center of Lima, Lima

Like the city of Cusco, the Historic Center of Lima is another area that makes...

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Barranco Square, Lima

Barranco is one of the most famous districts in Lima, known for its romance and...

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Cathedral of Lima, Lima

The Cathedral of Lima is arguably one of the most beautiful baroque cathedrals in the...

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Larco Museum, Lima

The Larco Museum is an impressive, privately-owned museum showcasing pre-Columbian history. It is situated in...

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Plaza de Armas, Lima

One of the major landmarks in Peru is the Plaza de Armas in Lima. Known...

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The Lima Art Museum, Lima

The Lima Art Museum in Peru showcases some of the most incredible Peruvian talents in...

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Miraflores Central Park, Lima

As one of the most famous places in Peru, Miraflores Central Park is a gorgeous...

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Arequipa, Arequipa

Arequipa is one of the most important cities in Peru and is an area filled...

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Misti Volcano, Arequipa

The Misti stratovolcano is an incredible natural landmark in Peru made of andesite, dacite, and...

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Manu National Park, Madre de Dios

Located in southeastern Peru, Manu National Park is a Biosphere Reserve that stretches across 1.5...

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Huacachina, Ica

Built around a small desert lake, Huacachina is a small oasis village surrounded by dunes...

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Ballestas Islands, Pisco

Just off the southern coast near Pisco, the Ballestas Islands are uninhabited by humans and...

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Cordillera Blanca, Huascaran National Park

Peru is notorious for its breathtaking mountain ranges, and the Cordillera Blanca is a larger...

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Churup Lake, Huascaran National Park

With stunning turquoise waters and an incredible rocky backdrop, it's safe to say that Churup...

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Amazon River, Iquitos

The Amazon River runs through several countries in South America, including Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and...

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Nazca Lines, Nazca Desert

Another important archeological site in Peru is the group of Nazca Lines that can be...

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Chan Chan, Trujillo

Chan Chan is one of Peru's major landmarks in the northeastern part of the Peru...

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Gocta Waterfall, Bongara

Gocta Waterfall in Peru can only be described as a majestic natural wonder. Located where...

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Lake Titicaca, Puno

As one of the most famous Peru landmarks (and one of the largest lakes in...

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Taquile Island, Puno

Located around 45km off the shore on Lake Titicaca, Taquile Island and its inhabitants lived...

Conclusion

In Summary

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