Tourism in Peru - World Heritage Sites and National Parks

World Heritage Sites and National Parks

There are eleven locations in Peru designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, three of these places being national parks. These monuments receive many tourists due to their uniqueness, aesthetic attraction, and cultural significance.

World Heritage Sites

  • Sacred City of Caral-Supe
  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
  • Chavín (archaeological site)
  • City of Cuzco
  • Historic Centre of Lima
  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Historic Centre of the City of Arequipa
  • Huascarán National Park
  • Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana
  • Manú National Park
  • Rio Abiseo National Park

National Parks

  • Alto Purús
  • Amotape Hills
  • Bahuaja-Sonene
  • Biabo Cordillera Azul National Forest
  • Cutervo
  • Huascaran
  • Ichigkat muja – Cordillera del Condor
  • Manú
  • Otishi
  • Rio Abiseo
  • Tingo María
  • Yanachaga-Chemillén

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