300,000 Peruvians visited Machu Picchu in 2011

Posted on December 21, 2011 • Filed under: Peru, TRAVEL

Canatur: About 300 thousand Peruvians visited Machu Picchu this 2011. Although this figure represents a growth of 35% over last year, Carlos Canales still believes the amount is small. Meanwhile, 700 000 foreigners visited our cultural wonder.Carlos Canales, president of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur), noted that some 300 000 Peruvians have visited the citadel of Machu Picchu this 2011, representing a growth of 35% over the previous year.However, he believed that the numbers are still small. “The number of Peruvians who know our cultural wonder is negligible,” he said in a conversation with RPP Noticias.Read Article

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