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Peru: Julio C. Tello Museum named best LatAm cultural destination


00:00 | Paracas (Ica region), Oct. 2.

Peru's Julio C. Tello Site Museum —located at the entrance to Paracas National Reserve, in Ica— won the Latin American New Culture Destinations of the Year at the Leading Culture Destinations Awards held in London.


The Peruvian museum was nominated along with Mexico's Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) informed. 

According to Promperu, the Paracas-based exhibition hall was also a nominee in the Best Architecture category alongside South Africa's Zeitz MOCAA and Morocco's YSL Museum. 


Leading Culture Destinations is a culture travel channel aimed at connecting the next generation of travelers to the most exciting cultural locations worldwide. 

Its magazine features not only the short-listed destinations of the LCD Awards but also shares first-hand insights of those places. 

The annual awards celebrate the best established and emerging culture destinations around the world. 


The LCD Awards has diverse categories covering the best exhibitions, cultural activations, hotels, and restaurants, all related —in one way or another— to art and culture. 


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Published: 10/2/2018