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July 28th Independence Day of Peru

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Peru commemorates every July 28th the Independence of Peru, date in which Don Jose de San Martin declared as a free state and is one of the most important dates. This day all the regions of the nation celebrate it with civic parades of the schools, traditional dances, parades on behalf of the Peruvian National Police PNP, Army of Peru and the Navy.

What is celebrated on July 28th in Peru?

Since 1821, Peru celebrates every July 28th the Independence of Peru, one of the transcendental dates of its history. And on the 29th of the same month, homage is paid to the Armed Forces and the National Police of Peru.

Why is it celebrated on July 28 every year?

Because Peru after many years of slavery and subjected to the regiments of Spain decided to seek their liberation, for this they had to face many battles where great figures of history lost their lives to defend the homeland.

After several struggles, General Don Jose de San Martin proclaims the Independence of Peru and these were his words: "From this moment on, Peru is free and independent by the general will of the people and by the justice of its cause that God defends. Long live the homeland, long live freedom, long live independence!, an act that took place in the Plaza Mayor of Lima.

From that moment the country decided to commemorate this day, and already has 202 years of independence. This activity begins with a mass and Te Deum in which the Chief of State, Ministers and Congressmen; then the President of the Republic gives his message to the Nation in the congress and it is transmitted by the different television media.

Tourist options to visit in Peru this July 28th

It is a long holiday so we have more days to take advantage of every tourist attraction that our country has, then I will leave a list of places you can visit with your partner, family, friends, co-workers.

  • Extreme Arequipa: you can visit the Sillar Route, Arequipa Square, Colca Canyon, San Camilo traditional market, Culebrillas Gorge and more attractions.
  • Lima: In the capital you can visit the beaches, museums, the civic parade that is prepared for July 29 and other attractions.
  • Ica extreme: You can visit the Huacachina Lagoon, Nazca Lines, Paracas National Reserve, Los Perdidos Canyon.
  • Mystic Cusco: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Rafting in Cusco, city Cusco, Colored Mountain, Sacsayhuaman and its other attractions.
  • Puno: Here you can visit the floating islands of Lake Titicaca, do experiential tourism with the locals and more.
  • Tumbes: We will go north and visit the National Sanctuary of the Maglares de Tumbes, Punta Sal Beach, Tumbes National Reserve and other attractions that will delight you.

These are some destinations you can visit, they will offer you better packages and tourist options, if you want to visit the city of Cusco do not wait and take advantage of this long holiday and enjoy your days to the fullest. Terandes.com.

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