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The Foochow Festival at China In the Southern province of Fukien and Kwangtung, China, and if you are an avid kite flyer, there is an amazing kite flying competition held every year and a must visit destination for kite enthusiasts. At the Foochow Kite Festival, the kites displayed are immense mean machines with greatest ingenuity of design and heavens are flooded with thousands of colourful kites  [...]

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Introducing Cusco

Posted on November 20, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment

With it’s incredible beauty and vibrant ancient feel, the city is becoming one of the prime tourist centers, as a million number of visitors throng the city every year to spend their time qualitatively. Once there, the magnificent city will force you to extend your holiday tour. Many sights are located in a walking distance from each other. The combination of historical and archeological sights will give a pleasurable surprise to your eyes. The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu-one of the best archeological places worldwide, and of course nearby Inca Ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, will lure you towards themselves. The city center is very tiny in size and hence you can take a glimpse of the city by walking rather than hiring any transport. While on foot, the instance will give you an opportunity to spot numerous archeological places.

sacred valley of the incas

Also known as the cultural as well as religious centre of the Inca world, the city is expanded throughout the Huatanay river valley. You can see a perfect blend of Inca as well as Spanish culture in the structures constructed in the city and the Inca walls are the most appealing phenomenon of Cusco.

Huatanay river valley

The contrast and combination of history and contemporary things provides a city much exquisite appearance. The Inca Empire was much flourished due to the agriculture and mining. Hence, during colony many great structures like convents, churches and university came into existence. The city is mainly dominated by two seasons, i.e. dry season that lasts from April to October and the wet season from the month of November to March. Surrounded by six mountains, the city is regarded as Historical Capital of Peru.

The city consists of 105 districts and 13 provinces and is populated around 348,935.Undoubtedly, the city is archeological capital of America and it is worldwide famous due to its propinquity to the incredible archaeological ruins of Machu Picchu. Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport provides best services to the city.

1950’s earthquake has totally devastated the city and many constructions were trembled from their foundation. However, the citizens have tried their level best to bring back their residential place into life and they seem to have achieved their target as the city began to receive large number of travelers from all over the world. The city by developing its infrastructure has readied itself to welcome inestimable visitors. The happening nightlife, sightseeing, among all gives you some other valid reasons to be in the city.

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