21 Best Ancient Ruins to Visit in Peru
Learn about the best ancient ruins to visit in Peru with this diverse index of archaeological sites. From Incan temples to Ancient Chimú cities, this list leaves nothing out.
Quipu: The Ancient Computer of the Inca Civilization
Learn about the history and purpose of the quipu, with insights from anthropologist and best-selling author of The Last Days of the Incas Kim MacQuarrie.
Moche Civilization: Northern Peru’s Ancient Artisans
Learn all about an ancient Peruvian culture, the Moche civilization. Their artifacts allow us to learn more about their daily life, history, religion, societal roles, and more.
Gocta Waterfall: Peru’s Tallest Free-falling Cascade
Visit one of the world’s tallest waterfalls on your trip to Peru! Learn all about the Gocta Waterfall, a breathtaking place where the Amazon Rainforest meets the Andes Mountains.
Kuelap Fortress: The Complete Visitor’s Guide
The pre-Inca ruins of Kuelap are unlike anywhere else. Discover all there is to know about this archaeological site in northern Peru, from its history to how to travel there!
140+ New Nazca Lines Discovered in Peru
Using artificial technology, a team of scientists have found 143 new Nazca Lines, including glyphs of humans, animals, and abstract shapes etched in the Peruvian desert floor.
Huaca Pucllana: The Ancient Peruvian Pyramid in Lima
Discover everything you need to know about Huaca Pucllana by exploring the history, cultural significance, tour options, museum, and on-site restaurant of these fascinating ruins.
The Twelve Angle Stone of Hatunrumiyoc
Learn more about the Twelve Angle Stone and how to visit this quintessential example of Inca masonry on display in Cusco – plus a special video of the site.
Inca Ice Maiden: Introducing Mummy Juanita
The Inca Ice Maiden Mummy Juanita’s well-preserved remains were discovered atop a volcanic peak in southern Peru more than 20 years ago. Read about her story and visit her today!