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Cusco Historic Center

508 Ave Infancia, Cusco 084, Peru
1-855-462-8726
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Ranked #2 of 103 attractions in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Ancient Ruins
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful mix between the Incas wall and the Conquistadores constructions. Magic at night. You must enter the place by all the streets.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Dancing in the street, pubs off, nice cathedral...plenty of very nice cafes and restaurants in the cobble lanes that run off the square.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My favourite town in Peru. More manageable in size than Arequipa or Lima but with masses to see, not only in Cusco itself but in the surrounding area. I suggest that you start with a free tour of the town which leaves the main square at around 11:00am. These are available in both English and Castellano. The guides are very... More

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Worcester, UK
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

A lovely small town. The central square is a pleasant place to sit and people watch. It is surrounded by lovely buildings. There are plenty of restaurants including McDonalds, KFC and Starbucks.There are the normal people and children trying to sell you things but they only ask once and go away if you say no. The side streets are also... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Of all the places I visited in Peru, one of the most amazing was Cusco and it`s historical center. I really loved this place and will definitely come back to Cusco and it`s amazing old town!

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Interesting to see and hear with a guide what transpired since Spainards slaughtered the Incas Wortha visit if one is in the area

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Cusco has a lot of museums, art, culture, as well as good restaurants, shopping, and general people watching.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

From here you and see and walk to most of the historic sights of cusco as well the plaza is a good meeting point if you are traveling in a group.

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Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

you can take some local boys that guiedes you to city center, but if you can't find no problem it is a small city center.you must see inca museum,cathedral of cusco;it' free early in the morning;till 7 am

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

you must go to cusco its so charming with great places to eat and see. check out the old city and the museums too the people are just great!

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