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Cusco, Land of the Incas
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Puno and Lake Titicaca
Nazca Lines
Choquequirao Peru
Royal Tombs of Sipan
The Kuelap Fortress
Colca Canyon in Arequipa
Mountaineering in Peru
Manu National Park
Paracas National Reserve
Machu Picchu Cusco
Lima Peru

Destinations in Peru

Abancay
Arequipa
Ayacucho
Cajamarca
Colca Valley
Cusco
Chachapoyas
Chiclayo
Huancavelica
Huancayo
Huanuco
Huaraz
Ica
Iquitos
Lima
Machu Picchu
Manu
Moquegua
Moyobamba
Nazca
Ollantaytambo
Paracas
Pasco
Piura
Pucallpa
Puerto Maldonado
Puno
Sacred Valley
Tacna
Tarapoto
Trujillo
Tumbes
 


A diverse nation featuring many cultures, Peru is an endless wellspring of creativity. In addition to its historic, archaeological and architectural legacies, folk art is another of Peru's tourist attractions.

Peru will also lead visitors into a world of art and age-old wisdom, the legacy of major pre-Hispanic civilizations such as the Quechua, Aymara and jungle peoples, whose view of the world was based on their observation of the Heavens and Nature.

Over the course of centuries, Peru incorporated the cultural contribution of European, African and Asian migrants.

Its rich folklore is evident in more than 1,500 musical genres, combining instruments from the outside world with native Andean equivalents, such as the quena and zampoña flutes, which provide the accompanying music for more than 3,000 festivals such as the Candelaria, Inti Raymi, Carnivals, Corpus Christi and Easter Week.

At the same time, Peru boasts one of the most exquisite and varied cuisines on Earth, as local chefs have succeeded in adapting a diverse variety of native ingredients while remaining open to outside influences.

Peru's cooking is an invitation to discover flavors and fragrant smells which are as authentic as they are ancient.


Traditional and Popular Folk Crafts and Arts in Peru

Carved Gourds
Decorative Utensils
Fleeting in Peru
Funeral Art
Images
Baskets and Other Straw Articles
Peruvian Jewelry
Leather Goods
Pottery in Peru
Sarhua Boards
Peruvian Textiles


Peruvian Musical Instruments - Typical Dances in Peru

The Cajon
The Charango
The Guitar
The Harp
The Mandolin
The Quena
The Quijada
The Tinya
The Zampoña
The Carnival
Peruvian Cumbia or Chicha
The Festejo
The Harawi
The Huaylarsh
The Huayno
The Marinera
The Santiago
Scissors Dancers
The Sikuri
Vals Criollo


Peru Pictures - Images and Photos of Peru




 

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