Peru Tourist Information's Blog – April 2014 Archive (1)

Inti Raymi June 24th

INTI RAYMI CUSCO JUNE 24TH 

During the Inca Empire, the Inti Raymi was the most important of four ceremonies celebrated in Cusco, as related by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. The celebration took place in the Haukaypata or the main plaza in the city.

The Inti Raymi ( " Festival of the Sun " ) was a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti, one of the most venerated gods in Inca Religion . It really was the celebration of the Winter Solstice - the shortest…

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Added by Peru Tourist Information on April 15, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments

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