About Peru

World Recognition of UNESCO

The historic - cultural and ecological wealth of Peru has been recognized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), an agency of the U.N. with its head-quarters in Paris, with the designation of ten world heritages sites. They are:
 
  • Cuzco City (designated in 1983)
  • Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary (1983)
  • Archaelogical Site of Chavin (1985)
  • Huascaran National Park (1985)
  • Manu National Park (1985)
  • Chan Chan Archaelogical zone (1988)
  • Rio Abiseo National Park (1990)
  • Historic Center of Lima (1991)
  • Nazca Lines (1994)
  • Historic Center of Arequipa (2000)