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City Tour: Sacsayhuaman will happen one million visitor by end of this year

04 November 2013

One of the most important places in and around the city of Cusco and at the same time is part of the city tour of the imperial city would one million visitors according to the director of the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park , Montufar Oscar Latorre, estimated that year-end attraction exceed one million domestic and foreign visitors . He recalled that at present, the annual closing figure only reaches 700 thousand tourists , according to figures from the Department of Culture of Cusco Desconcentrada .

The archaeologist explained that during the peak season of the year , ie between June and July , the number of tourists increased by 30% compared to the same period last year. He explained further that the majority of foreign tourists visiting the park are Europeans and Asians.

According Montufar , the 2000 970 acres of archaeological and landscape diversity are the main attraction of the site. Therefore, not only foreigners visiting the monumental , but other areas as Q'enqo , Pukapukara and Tambomachay , which are within the beaten track.

On the other hand , the specialist said that it will conduct a new study to Sacsayhuaman territorial regulations , given that in previous years it was recorded that cultural sites were affected by developments .

"What we're doing is a land . To do this we are working on the zoning and development of specific plans , "he said .

In addition, workshops were held with the residents adjacent to the park , in order to reorganize urban growth.

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