Five World-Famous Celebrities That Visited Cusco
- Published on May 02, 2017 Experiences
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With so many destinations in the world, going out and traveling is always a good choice to clear your mind and relax. Modern and avant-garde places show big buildings in cosmopolitan cities that captivate by their impressive edifications. However, breaking out of the daily routine and coexisting with nature and history becomes the best choice.
Peru has become the country where many international artists arrived, seeking to get away from stress caused by their unceasing tours, plays, movies, TV, or modeling careers. All the cities of the land of the Incas provide with unique experiences but it is the incredible city of Cusco which replenishes the visitors with energy and ancestral vibes.
Cusco, Capital of the Inca Empire, is a place with a background, history, and culture; from its amazing architecture, reflected on every building with Inca foundations and European details, to the majestic Machu Picchu, Sacsayhuaman, Koricancha and the amazing landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Meet the celebrities who visited Cusco
The singer and leader of the British rock band, The Rolling Stones, visited Cusco and did not hesitate to go around Cusco’s impressive lands. Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and the Sacred Valley of the Incas were some of the places the performer of ‘Satisfaction’ decided visiting, claiming that the Inca Citadel was a marvelous place, while he was touring around the sanctuary with his family.
For this visit, Mick Jagger was declared as a Distinguished Guest in Cusco.
The renowned American actress traveled to the city of Cusco accompanied by her daughter Rumer, with whom she visited Machu Picchu, being amazed by the tour in the Inca Citadel.
After a great concert as part of “the Prismatic World Tour”, the American singer could not miss the chance to visit the millenary lands of Peru. Upon visiting Machu Picchu, she was amazed by its impressive architecture and amazing handicraft. Katy Perry did not hesitate to take pictures in the Inca Citadel playing a zampoña (Peruvian instrument) and share this amazing moment on her social networks.
The renowned Canadian actor visited Machu Picchu in 2011 and was delighted by the Inca Citadel. He also claimed on his Twitter account that the world wonder was “Inca-redible”. Carey was not affected by the height of Cusco, however, that did not stop him from trying mate de coca (coca tea) and quinoa.
Harry Styles and Liam Payne, members of the boy band from London OneDirection, traveled to Cusco, after a spectacular show in Lima. The two singers did not hesitate to visit and tour the majestic Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. They were accompanied by 15 people who were part of their film staff. In addition, both British uploaded pictures of their stay and trip; and claimed they were amazed by Peruvian gastronomy and Inca architecture.
Other people who visited the magnificent region of Cusco were Bono, singer of U2; the actresses Susan Sarandon and Cameron Diaz, the Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, the top model Cindy Crawford, among others.
Just like the big stars from around the globe did not hesitate to travel and visit a country full of culture, tradition and the best natural landscapes, you can’t miss the chance to experience every single corner of Cusco, a region with an impressive ancestral history.