Machu Picchu and the new rules: all you need to know

Machu Picchu and the new rules: all you need to know
 
Machu Picchu and the new rules: all you need to know

Machu Picchu is without any doubt one of the most beautiful places, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The ancient Inca city is famous for the dominant nature as well as for the architecture, not easy to replicate even with modern tools. Its peculiarity causes several theories about its construction everyday , making it one of the greatest mysteries of the history.

For preserving the uniqueness of this world heritage, from 1st of January 2019, the access rules are modified from “el Ministerio de Cultura” of Cusco. First of all, visitors can’t stay beyond 4 hours in the site. Visits are divided in two shifts: the first one from 06:00 to 12:00; the second one from 12:00 to 17:00. Even Intiwatana pyramid, Sun temple and Condor temple have defined hours: the pyramid from 07:00 to 10:00; the Sun temple from 10:00 to 13:00; the Condor temple from 13:00 to 16:00. Finally, tickets have to be bought in advance and indicating entry hours.

The main goal is regulate increasing tourists flows in the site.