Conquistadors charge at Atahualpa

Inca Warfare: Battle Tactics

This article is part of the Inca History of Peru series At its height, the Inca civilization could amass armies of sufficient size and strength to force rival civilizations into submission -- or assimilation -- without...

Bruning Museum Lambayeque

Inside the Brüning Museum in Lambayeque

The Museo Arqueologico Nacional Brüning, located in Lambayeque (a short distance from Chiclayo), was built to house the collection of German-born archaeologist and ethnographer Hans Heinrich Brüning Brookstedt (1848-1928)...

Kuelap Chachapoyas

Kuelap: The Machu Picchu of the North

Among the clouds of the Peruvian Andes above the Amazon Rainforest, you’ll find the magnificent Archeological Complex of Kuelap, one of the oldest and biggest historical structures in South America and known as the “Machu...

Machu Picchu terraces after clearing and excavation

Machu Picchu Before and After the Bingham Excavation

When Hiram Bingham first arrived at Machu Picchu on July 24, 1911, he knew he had found something special The site had been almost entirely reclaimed by the jungle, but Bingham and his colleagues could still see glimpses of...

Peru National Anthem

Peru National Anthem – Lyrics, Music & History

The Peru anthem, the Himno Nacional del Perú, might not be number one on your “things to learn” list However, if you do feel inclined to have a sound knowledge of the Peruvian National Anthem then read on Here you can read a...


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