<p><br> Each June, Peruvians dressed up like patron saints and virgins travel to the Plaza de Armas in Cusco for the festival of Corpus Christi. Although the celebration has Catholic roots, many anthropologists believe it also includes ancient Peruvian traditions.</p>

Corpus Christi Festival, Cusco


Each June, Peruvians dressed up like patron saints and virgins travel to the Plaza de Armas in Cusco for the festival of Corpus Christi. Although the celebration has Catholic roots, many anthropologists believe it also includes ancient Peruvian traditions.

Photograph by Ernesto Ghigna, Your Shot

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See photos of Peru (including Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Andes, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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