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Peru Tourist Attractions

Located in South America, Peru is enclosed by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil on the east, Bolivia on the southeast, Chile on the south and the Pacific Ocean on the west. With a population of 29 million and a blend of different cultural traditions, Peru boasts a wide variety in art, culture, literature, cuisine and music. This wide diversity often attracts a lot of tourists. Moreover, the country also has a wide range of tourist spots thus making Peru one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Peru tourist attraction provides a varied experience to the tourists. A proper Peru Tours gives you the know-how regarding the main Peru Tourist Attractions.

A land of mixed cultures and traditions, Peru is a place that exudes exoticism and vibrancy. The tourist sites which form a main bulk of the Peru Tourist Attractions, are the Cities in Peru of Lima, Arequipa, Chiclayo, Chimbote, Cusco, Huancayo, Iquitos, Piura and Trujillo.

The various Tourist Attractions in Peru include the following:

Lima:

  • Lima's Cathedral
  • The Church and Convent of San Francisco
  • House of Aliaga
  • National Museum of Anthropology, Archeology, and History
  • The Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum
  • Museum of the Nation
  • President’s palace
Arequipa:
  • Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Goyeneche Palace, Casa del Moral
  • The district of Yanahuara
  • Colca Canyon
Chiclayo:
  • Túcume,
  • Batán Grande
  • Huaca Rajada
Chimbote:
  • Humedales de Villa Maria
  • Los Chimus, Beach
  • Caleta Colorada Beach
  • El Dorado Beach
Cusco:
  • Temple of the Sun
  • Temple of the Virgins of the Sun
  • Machu Picchu
  • Inca Wasi
  • Chulquipalta
Huancayo:
  • Cerrito de la Libertad
  • Torre Torre
  • Convento de Santa Rosa de Ocopa
  • Huancayo's Cathedral
Iquitos:
  • Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
  • Belen quarters
  • The House of Iron
Trujillo:
  • Casa Ganoza Chopitea / La Casa de los Leones
  • Casa Orbegoso
  • Casa Urquiaga / Casa Calonge
Among the other Tourist Attractions in Peru are included the following International Events in Peru:
  • Spring International Festival
  • Adventure Sports International Festival
  • International Book Fair of Lima
  • Peruvian Paso Horse Festival
Shopping in Peru is one of the interesting Peru Tourist Attractions with alpaca woolen sweaters, alpaca and llama rugs, masks, pre-Columbian ceramics, and jewelry comprising the major bulk.