Peru’s Minister of Culture, Alejandro Neyra, announced that seven archaeological sites in Cusco will open to the public on October 15 after months of being closed due to Peru’s state of emergency.
Arequipa opened the Colca Canyon for tourists on October 15.
These museums and archaeological sites in Lima and Lambayeque will also open on October 15: The Archaeological Complex of Puruchuco, the Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac, and the Museum of Peruvian Culture in Lima’s city center. Caral, the oldest city of the Americas is also now open.
Neyra also announced visitors will be able to fly over the Nazca Lines starting on November 10.
Machu Picchu will open for all visitors on November 1, no set date has been confirmed. Read more here.
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