Ruinas Bridge to Machu Picchu

New Bridge to Machu Picchu Opens

A new bridge joining the town of Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Archaeological Park opened December 29th, 2016 for tourist visiting the ruins. The new structured will be named the Ruinas Bridge and expands over 150 feet above the Rio Alcamayo. Machu Picchu Mayor David Gayoso will be hosting an official opening ceremony in mid-January.

UNESCO clears Machu Picchu from endangered heritage list

After extensive structure work to better protect the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, UNESCO removed Machu Picchu from the endangered heritage list. An inspection team visited Machu Picchu on February 5th and approved the progress made at the Inca citadel. A complete report will be issue within the next few weeks outlining a long term plan to continue preserving the Inca’s sacred …