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Machu Picchu is one of the world’s best preserved Inca sites, located in Peru and protected by UNESCO.
The Inca Trail is a famous hiking route which winds through Inca sites in Peru including Machu Picchu.
Cahuachi is an ancient site of the Nazca civilization in Peru.
Casa de la Emancipacion was the site where Peru planned and declared its independence from Spain.
Cerro Patapo was the site of a city of the Wari civilisation only discovered in 2008.
Chauchilla Cemetery is a fascinating ancient burial ground with Peru’s largest display of mummified bodies in their original graves.
Choquequirao is a little known Incan city in the south of Peru which is similar to the far more famous Machu Picchu.
Kuelap is an imposing 9th century fortress, once the stronghold of the Chachapoyas people.
Often confused with the ruins of Patallacta, Llactapata contains the remains of a small Inca complex near Machu Picchu.
The Museo de los Descalzos is a Franciscan convent and museum with a large collection of religious paintings which was founded in the late 16th century.
Museum Manuel Chavez Ballón is the museum of the famous Machu Picchu site.
The Nazca Lines are ancient earth drawings in Peru and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Ollantaytambo boasts the remains of an ancient Inca fortress and temple complex.
A large Inca site near Machu Picchu, Patallacta contains the hillside remains of dozens of walled houses and other buildings.
One of the most picturesque stops on the Inca Trail, Phuyupatamarca is a well preserved Inca ruin which sits over 11,000 feet above sea level.
The ruins are Pisac are the remains of an impressive Inca settlement which was abandoned in the 1530s.
The Sipan Tomb Museum holds the treasures of the 4th century tomb of the Moche Lord of Sipan.
The Brüning Museum has a varied set of exhibits from Peru's history, focusing primarily on the pre-Incas.
The Moche Temples are two ancient adobe pyramid temples in Peru.