She is expected to visit several landmark sites, including Cuzco, the Andean city that was the capital of the Inca Empire between the 15th and 16th centuries. From there the Princess will head to Qoricancha, or "The Golden Temple" in Quechua language, considered the most important — and most sacred — temple by the Incas.
While in Lima, Princess Kako will visit a school for students suffering from hearing loss. According to the Japanese embassy in Peru, Kako has attended speech competitions among deaf students in Japan, where she has given speeches in sign language.
Japan is Peru's fourth trade partner, after China, the United States and the European Union. There are seven Japanese mining companies operating in Peru, the world's second largest producer of copper.
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