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What to see in Peru Aguas Calientes

What to see in Peru

Aguas Calientes

Tourist attractions Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo, is a charming town located in the Urubamba River valley, in the Cusco region of Peru. Its main tourist attraction is being the starting point to visit the legendary citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

The town itself offers a cozy and vibrant atmosphere, with cobblestone streets, colorful artisan markets, and a wide variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious local and international cuisine. Additionally, Aguas Calientes is known for its natural hot springs, which provide a relaxing thermal bath perfect for unwinding after a long day of exploration in Machu Picchu.

From Aguas Calientes, visitors can access Machu Picchu via a short bus ride or through a scenic hike along the Inca Trail. The combination of the natural beauty of the surroundings, the rich local culture, and the proximity to the mystical citadel of Machu Picchu make Aguas Calientes a must-visit destination for any traveler exploring the Cusco region in Peru.


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