Inca Religion

Inca Religion

The Inca Religion allowed conquered cultures to incorporate their own religion and beliefs. The Incas were a polytheistic people with a rich mythology. While they left no written record of their religion, they did leave an oral record of their …

Inca Culture

The Inca culture is part myth and part Peruvian history. Without any written records, the Inca culture becomes almost like a legend.

Here’s a people that existed for a three hundred year span and ruled almost all of South America …

Inca Art

Inca Art

Most of the Inca art was melted down by the Spanish to satisfy their lust for gold and silver. Much about the Inca and their culture is surrounded in mystery and their art is no different. Still other examples of …

Facts Machu Picchu The Lost City of the Incas

Peru Machu, Peru Picchu

Facts Machu Picchu

Some people call it Peru Machu or Peru Picchu, but the facts Machu Picchu uncover are really just educated guesses because so little is known about this ancient city. Machu Picchu, the lost city of the …

Inca Architecture

Outskirts of Cusco

Inca Architecture captivates us even today. Not a lot is known about the Inca for certain. However the one thing that is known is that they possessed exceptional architectural skills. To this day, there is a lot of speculation about …

Francisco Pizarro Biography of the main Spanish Conquistador

Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro biography tell us everything about the man that conquered the great Inca Empire and founded Lima, the capital of Peru.

He was born in Trujillo, Spain in 1478, his father, Gonzalo Pizarro Rodríguez de Aguilar, was the Royal

The Nazca Lines in Peru An imposing and enigmatic legacy

The Nazca lines in Peru were made many centuries before the rise of the Inca empire and they are one of the most important legacies of ancient pre-Inca Peruvian culture. Basically they are are geoglyphs and geometric line clearings in …

Inca Civilization

The History of Inca Civilization

Inca Civilization

The Inca Civilization lasted for three hundred years from the 13th to the 16th century. Getting a true picture of Inca history is difficult because the Incas had no written language and passed their history …

Moche Culture and Art

The Moche culture was established on the north coast of Peru (100-700 A.D) in the Lambayeque Valley. They built massive pyramids that still can be seen in the surrounding countryside, known as “Huacas”, meaning sacred place in the inca dialect.…