Perú

By Hampton Yongue

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Peru's capitol, Lima

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Peru's Main Monuments

  • Machu Picchu- A mountain with a broad base and ends with sharp peaks. It is on a mountain above Sacred Valley. The city consists of walls, terraces, and ramps that seem to be formed naturally in the Andes slopes.
  • Chavin- Also located in the Andes. This site is the remains of the city Chavin de Huantar, which as a religious site. The site consists of temples and pyramids.
  • Arequipa- this site consists of religious structures that can be found in the center of the city.

Main Cities

  • Lima
  • Cusco
  • Arequipa
  • Machu Picchu

Currency

  • Currency- Peruvian nuevo sol
  • $1=3.20750
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Peru Festivals