It is a city in southeastern Peru located on the eastern slope of the Andes mountain range. It is declared “Historical Capital of the country” in the Peruvian Constitution. It was the capital of the Inca Empire and one of the most important cities of the viceroyalty of Peru. Under the sovereignty of the Spanish crown, various churches, universities, palaces and baroque and neoclassical squares were built, which are attractions that make the city the main tourist destination in the country and that it is called the “Rome of America.” It was declared a National Historical Monument in 1972 and a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO.

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