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Places in Peru

Best places in Peru

There are many Peruvian places well worth visiting. The country benefits from a diverse geographical, so there are a variety of sites to please everyone.

There are many Peruvian places well worth visiting. The country benefits from a diverse geographical make up, so there are a variety of Peruvian sites to please everyone.

Peruvian cities for example, include the capital of Lima, where one third of the Peruvian population lives. Lima is in the centre of the country, looking over the Pacific Ocean. Other Peruvian towns along the coast include Trujillo, the capital of La Libertad region, and Piura is only a short distance from the northwestern shore.

Cusco, one of the most famous Peruvian cities in the southernmost area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983 for the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Cusco is one of the most visited Peruvian places, receiving 2 million visitors every year. Machu Picchu is another world famous Peruvian site, and easily the most recognizable icon of the Incas.