Peru: Machu Picchu Reopens to Tourists

The Inca citadel had remained closed since last week because locals went on an indefinite strike until last night, demanding a reduction in rates and an increase in frequencies of the services provided by PeruRail and IncaRail railway companies. This measure has been suspended until January 12, 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu will welcome tourists again this Saturday, after social order and tranquility were restored in Cusco's district of Machu Picchu Pueblo, the Decentralized Culture Directorate (DDC) of Cusco has confirmed.

According to the cultural entity, services and access to the Llaqta (Inca citadel) —for both national and foreign tourists— will be granted to those holding unused pre-booked tickets.

"Those with unused entrance tickets . . .

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