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Centro Historico de Cusco

Cusco 084, Peru
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Ranked #1 of 100 Attractions in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Ancient Ruins
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Friendswood, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

History was everywhere. The how and why of the Incas on every street. Always so much happening in the cathedral plaza.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I really liked this square. It felt very european and had some fun restaurants. They had a free concert one evening on the square. Good times.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The food is amazing. Fresh from the gardens, prepared to perfection! Lots of shopping and sights. You can walk to some ruins from the town square.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The main plaza of Cusco is not only picturesque, it is the epitome of a romantic, South American square. The Cathedral is a "must see" (no pictures but you are given a CD with everything on it) and try and schedule a meal somewhere looking out over the square - delightful!

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Spacious historical area which included two large cathedral and numerous shops and restaurants. At the center was a nice plaza. Fun to observe the gathering of many locals, especially in the evening time.

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Charlotte, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Cute historic area well worth visiting. But be prepared for the onslaught of street hawkers selling "100% alpaca" hats, "massages", carvings, and various other sundry items.

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Tongeren, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I loved the peaceful surroundings. No neon signs, billboards,... There are a lot of people in the center but it is not crowded, you feel relaxed in this city.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

a must see, one of the most beautiful cities in peru. good base for travel to macho picchu. Will like to visit again some day

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The Inca and Spanish Colonial history as well as the architecture are beautiful. We appreciated the old churches and art work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very nice place with wonderful landscapes, churches, temples and a lot of history about Inca Empire.

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