November 2 AFP
The well-known Peruvian site Machu Picchu reopened in an ancient ceremony on November 1.
Previously, Machu Picchu was closed for nearly eight months due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
The picture shows Machu Picchu, Peru, where no tourists visited during the pandemic.
However, for pandemic prevention and safety reasons, only 675 tourists can enter the attraction every day, which is only 30% of the number of tourists before the pandemic.
On the morning of the 1st, local time, the first train carrying tourists departed from the ancient Inca village of Ollanta Tambo and drove along the Urubamba River for 90 minutes, arriving at the location of Machu Picchu.
According to reports, the number of coronavirus cases in Peru has been steadily declining, and tourists need to maintain social distancing.
For tens of thousands of Peruvians who rely on tourism for their livelihoods.
the blockade under coronavirus pandemic is a heavy blow, especially in the Cusco region where Machu Picchu is located.
In July of this year, before the lifting of the strict blockade that lasted for more than 100 days
dozens of hotels, restaurants, and tourism-related businesses went bankrupt in the area.