In the midst of the protests, the authorities held a meeting and reopened the wonder of the world Machu Picchu: Peru after it had been closed since January 20.


In the midst of the protests against the Government of Dina Boluarte, the Ministry of Culture, through the Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco, announced the reopening of the entrance of visitors to Machu Picchu. Through a statement, he reported that “everything is ready for the reopening of the llaqta inka.” The measure is ordered after the facility remained closed since January 20.

The decision would have been made in a multisectoral meeting held between the authorities, such as the director of the Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco, Maritza Rosa Candia; the head of the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sernanp), José Carlos Nieto; the head of the Machupicchu National Archaeological Park, Zenobio Valencia; the director of the Regional Management of Foreign Trade, Tourism and Crafts (Gercetur) of Cusco, Abel Matto; the technical secretary of the UGM, Elvis Flores; and other representatives.

According to the director of the Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco, there is a high demand for visitors seeking access to the wonder of the world.

In this sense, she asked the authorities to guarantee the security of the archaeological center, and the integrity of tourists and workers.

According to the Ministry of Culture, national and foreign citizens may reschedule their visit to Machu Picchu with the same tickets initially purchased; otherwise, they may also request their money back.