There are so many things Peru is famous for including Roman Catholic, great food, and interesting history. This makes the South American country the perfect place for a blissful holiday vacation since it promises so much for everyone. Here are ten things people all over the world find fascinating about Peru. The ancestors of the people of Peru where great builders, leaving them ancient ruins that have survived centuries. One of the most popular of them is the Machu Picchu, situated in the Andes Mountains and having dry-stone walls. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!