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Centro Historico de Cusco

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Address: | c 20, Cusco 084, Peru
Phone Number: 965337585
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What a great people-oriented square

It's the tourism centre of Cusco, and it hums at all times. Love the groups of dancers in the evening - not just a tourist spectacle. Anchored by the impressive Catedral, it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tony E

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's the tourism centre of Cusco, and it hums at all times. Love the groups of dancers in the evening - not just a tourist spectacle. Anchored by the impressive Catedral, it is ringed by restaurants (including Starbucks, KFC and McD if you really want them).

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place. People are friendly in Cuzco. Buy a 'antichucho" (chicken or beef on a stick) for 5 soles and walk!! I will recommend you a bar where you can dance and have good drinks with latin music and the best party in Cuzco. The name is Bambo is on the Plateros steet. Go there after 11pm they have at... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

yes, you can walk passing by cameron diaz or another popstar or hollywood buff, its so common they travel incognito but people recognize them at the end, ilike this downtownfor being so cozy.

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Thank mark S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The government has a silly ticketing strategy for the good local historical sites and museums. Basically its either USD 25 each for a day or USD 45 each for a 10 day pass. Most people are passing through for Machu Picchu and only want to take in one thing one day and may be one or two another day so... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the Centro Historico de Cusco. It's a very relaxed place with lots of oportunity to sit and watch the world go by. Try Le Papillon in the corner next to the Cathedral that offers seating overlooking the square (Plaza das Armas) with great cocktails. Problem is that once you get outside the 1.5 square kilometre area, Cusco becomes another... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The world comes to Cusco. How a place as beautiful as Cusco exists where it is located is a wonder. It's a lovely mix of a city and lots of places to sightsee. It's a great place to hangout and hasn't lost its charm by becoming too touristy

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we felt special being at the oldest inhabited city in the americas, something special to share with other people who love adventures so well designed by my favorite agency, thanks again.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is no way of visiting Cusco and not visiting Centro Historico! That place is the soul of the city. You can quickly notice the Spanish influence in the building and in the surroundings. When I was there they were celebrating a local party "Nossa Senhora de Los Temblores" so the whole place was decorated and local people were very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

That has been built over by Catholic Churches, creating a very interesting hybrid architecture of Spanish Colonial built on high Incan foundations! This is a center of life - restaurants, attractions and we took up the offer of a massage - up squeeky old stairs into a low-Celine's room, but the best massages we ever had!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful and historic little square with numerous restaurants and a large garden area with trees an seating. Very popular spot with the locals and a lovely place to sit and admire the scenery.

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