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Cusco, the belly button

The Inca Empire - Cusco, Peru

Cusco is the most famous city of Peru after the capital Lima. Most of the people know it as the starting point to reach the Machu Picchu by train, but it definitely worths more than a few hours to be visited!! The original name of the city was Qosqo that means “belly button” in the old Quechua language. In fact, it was actually the…


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Lima enchantments

Complex and intricating Peru - Lima, Peru

Lima seems to stretch endlessly from the ocean into the hills. But a closer look proves that this huge city, home to almost a third of Peru's population, has its own attractions that are fascinating and colorful. The Plaza de Armas, also called Plaza Mayor, is the historical center of Lima and the most logical starting point for sightseeing.…


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Cusco, the best in Peru

Capital of the Inca Empire - Cusco, Peru

Peru Is one of the top destinations in South America, with breathtaking villages and cities, it's a paradise on earth for an active traveller. There is so much to do for any kind of travellers, if you are an olympic, you will enjoy the bike trails and paragliding, if you are looking for the culture and history, Lima, Machu Picchu and Cusco will…


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The best of Peru

Majesty and beauty - Lima, Peru

Looking for adventure? Well, here, Peru, huge sand dune, Pacific breaks and right there, the busy and stunning capital Cusco! Lima is a perfect destination for active lifestyle loving people, biking, trekking in the Amazon, watch incredible sunset or sunrise over the beautiful scenery, don't rush in this place, it's worth to take a moment and…


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Dense jungle and glacial peaks

Cusco, archaeological capital of the Americas - Cusco, Peru

There is no place like Peru in the whole world, promising dense jungle, ancient pageantry and glorious Inca empire. Home to incredible Machu Picchu and ancient city Chan Chan, where you will find the largest pre-Columbian ruins in all the Americas, great museums of Lima, or visit Cuzco , that will bring you a little closer to the past. This…


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Machu Picchu, Peru

Sun Gate - Machu Picchu, Peru

Build around 1450 by the Incas, Machu Picchu was officially reported only in 1911 by an American historian, and from that date, it became an important tourist attraction. The ruins are 2430 meters above the sea level and there is only one hotel in the park, so almost all the tourists sleep in Cuzco and Ollantaytambo, and from there they hike the…


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Lima, largest city of Peru

pre-Columbian pyramid houses - Lima, Peru

Lima is the capital city of Peru; it is also the largest city in the country. It lies on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Lima was founded on the land of Taulichusco, and the some of the old ruins can be see in the garden of one of the oldest manor houses built on the Main Square. The weather is usually sunny in that it hardly ever…


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Peru, a country of wonders

Cuzco, Cusco or Qosqo - Cusco, Peru

Cuzco, Cusco or Qosq'o... many ways to call the city that was once the foremost city of the Inca empire and where you can still admire the remains of one of the most impressive civilisation that have never been. Even if Cusco is the unquestioned archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the continent's oldest incessantly inhabited city,…


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  • Pariwana Hostel Cusco
    Pariwana Hostel Cusco
    Cusco, Peru

    Pariwana offers top quality affordable accommodation in superb location. No matter what you get, a share or private room, you can rest assured that your stay with us will be one of…