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Sights and Attractions in Peru

There is never a shortage of things to see and do in Peru. Attractions range from ancient archeological ruins to spectacular natural regions and cutting-edge museums. Machu Picchu is the pride of the nation, but it's certainly not the only thing to see in Peru.
  1. Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail (15)
  2. Museums in Peru (21)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Peru
There are currently 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Peru, ranging from colonial city centers to high-altitude national parks.

Protected Natural Areas of Peru
Peru is home to more than 20 million hectares of protected natural areas, including national parks, sanctuaries and wildlife refuges.

The Longest Rivers in Peru
Peru is full of spectacular rivers, the longest of which all eventually flow into the Amazon.

Nazca Lines Photos
Learn more about the most famous Nazca Lines geoglyphs with our photographic tour.

Kuelap Fortress Photo Gallery
Take a tour of the most spectacular ruin in Northern Peru with this Kuelap fortress photo gallery.

Circuito Magico del Agua: Magic Water Circuit, Lima
The Circuito Magico del Agua, or Magic Water Circuit, is a series of illuminated fountains in the Parque de la Reserva, Lima.

The Boleto Turistico: Cusco Tourist Ticket
The Boleto Turístico, or Cusco Tourist Ticket, gives you access to a range of museums and archaeological sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

The Plaza de Armas of Trujillo, Peru
The Plaza de Armas in Trujillo is one of the most attractive main squares in Peru.

The Peruvian Paso Horse
Seeing a Peruvian Paso horse in full stride is quite a spectacle, so don't miss the opportunity to see one in Peru.

Machu Picchu Altitude
Altitude sickness is one of the main concerns for many tourists planning a trip to Machu Picchu.

Art Museums in Lima
You'll find a good selection of art museums in Lima, with collections ranging from pre-Columbian pieces to contemporary art.

The Pyramids of Caral in Peru
Archaeological sites in Peru don't get any older than Caral, the most ancient city so far discovered in the Americas.

The Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa
The Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa, Peru, is a vast and fascinating religious complex, its colorful buildings covering an entire city block.

Is Machu Picchu Closed?
Find out if Machu Picchu is currently closed or closing in the near future...

The Best Inca Trail Tour Operators in Peru
Need help choosing an Inca Trail tour operator? Have a look at our top picks...

Machu Picchu Celebrity Visitors
Find out which famous people have visited Machu Picchu, including Hollywood celebrities, rock stars and animated icons.

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