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Peruvian Art, Culture and Entertainment

Literature, music, museums, ethnic heritage, hand crafts, art, films, dance, education, languages, cuisine and recreational resources for Peru.

The Santo Domingo Cathedral in Cuzco Peru
One of the most famous cathedrals in South America, learn why you need to visit Santo Domino Cathedral.

Uncover Pre-Columbian Peru Without Leaving Lima
There are many pre-Columbian sites within the boundaries of Lima.

Best Museums to Visit in Lima
The best museums to see in Lima Peru

Cuisine of Peru and Bolivia
The cuisine of South America stems from a variety of cultural backgrounds, available produce, foods and cooking styles. You'll find local favorites varying from country to country, even within regions, but you'll also find international favorites and the ubiquitous fast food places.

Christmas in Cuzco, Peru
Celebrating the Niño Manuelito, the Andean version of the Baby Jesus, in Cusco, Peru is an eye-opening and heart-filling experience for the author.

Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria
The festival, sometimes lasting days, is a mix of Christian and pagan religions and is celebrated in Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay, Chile and Venezuela on February 2.

Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun
Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, is the annual recreation of an important Inca ceremony and brings multitudes of visitors to Cuzco, Peru for a week of festivities culminating in the day long, elaborately costumed parade and celebrations at the nearby fortess of Sacsayhuamn.

Virgen del Carmen Festival - Colorful Peruvian Festival
The annual Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen is a colorful mix of Andean pre-Columbian ceremonies and Catholic religion in which masked, costumed dancers relive ancient gods and rites in the never ending battle between the forces of good and evil.

Historical Photos and Sketches of Peru
These sketches and photos are mostly in black and white, and undated. They are glimpses into Peruvian culture, archaeology, cities and ruins, artifacts of the past, and other images into the past.

El Señor de Qoyllur Ritti
June in Peru is a time of worship of the ancient gods merges with Christian faith. South of Cuzco, on Ausangate peak, the faithful celebrate the El Senor de Qoyllur Ritti, the Bright Star of the Mountain.

Literature of Peru
Mario Vargas Llosa Alfredo Bryce Echeñique Jose Carlos Mariategui Josecito Bernui and others.

Recipes from Peru
Typical dishes, soups, entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Get Inspired by South American Poets
Get inspired to travel with these South American Poets

Where to Spend Easter in South America
Where to spend Easter in South America

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