Travel & Tourism

Machu Picchu July reopening ruled out over fears of virus spread

Members of a commission of authorities and experts led by the the Governor of Cusco, Jean Paul Benavente, visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu on June 12, 2020, assessing the new health and distancing protocols in order to reopen to the public on July 1. According to Benavente, before the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus Covid19, the Inca citadel had between 2,000 to 3,000 visitors a day, n high times they reached 5,000, now it will only receive 675 tourists daily. Benavente explained





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