Location Country: Peru


Costumbrismo
Stereotypical folkloric scenes were widely circulated, shaping perceptions of Latin America at home and abroad.

Costumbrismo


Nasca culture
These images carved into the desert floor cannot be truly appreciated from the ground—so who were they made for?

Nasca Geoglyphs



Machu Picchu
The Inka emperor hosted feasts, performed religious ceremonies, and ruled his empire from this remote citadel.

Machu Picchu



Cusco
It has been argued that Cusco was laid out in the shape of a puma, symbolizing Inka might.

City of Cusco