We spent nearly 4 days walking through this entire area. The cathedral alone is worth one full day. There is a heavy police presence, so you will be safe, even at night.
The center, is very nice, neverthless the streets around are so dirty, it's a shame locals just don't care
Very small. Not all that much to do. I stayed here for 5 days and was a bit bored. Really it's only a staging post for MP! Maybe better in the on-season! Look up pubs, bars, restaurants and museums on Tripadvisor…
Capital of Inca civilization. Beautifully preserved center. Impressive mixture of Inca and Colonial architecture. Good choice of restaurants and accommodation that cater all budgets. ..but it is at the age of tolerable level of touristiness. As a foreign tourism you are mostly considered just as a walking wallet. I found it rather hard to make genuine conversation and make. As... More
We loved Cusco the tour was great but there is so much to see and do I advise you spend more than one day. We took a half at the pool I our fabulous hotel Palacio Nazarenas and then did the tour. Our guide was great and we had done a few other day trips with him by then. We... More
It is just nice to stroll around, look at the souvenirs and eat at the quaint restaurants. Plaza de Armas was one of my favorite spots. Also, the massages are just 30 soles, so go ahead and get one - there are many salons. Some are located on the Triumph street.
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We just did the short half day Cusco City tour, we visited the temple of Koricancha, the cathedral, the markets and the San Blas neighbourhood. We are glad we just did the short half day tour as it was our second day in Cusco and you still need time to relax, rest and acclimatize to the altitude. Our guide Diego... More
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