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San Blas

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Address: Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: 993492979
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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque...

This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets, colonial houses built with walls of Incan stone and numerous art workshops.

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An alternative Cusco

San Blas is a really nice area of Cusco and only a 5 minute walk from Plaza de Armas. It's full of art, hippies and good food so definitely make your way up the steep steps to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

San Blas is a really nice area of Cusco and only a 5 minute walk from Plaza de Armas. It's full of art, hippies and good food so definitely make your way up the steep steps to get to it. Great views over Cusco too, especially pretty at night.

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The church is definitely worth spending time. Tons of history. The plaza is pretty dirty and small and crowded with taxis pretty much all day. There are a couple of nice restaurants around there (Jack's Cafe and Green Point - great vegan spot down the street). A good very traditional weaving shop next to the fountain but the rest of... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if you like some art and galleries, you find this is the correct place to go...we usually went to look for some painting or sculpture to purchase to carry back home, nice place.

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Lima, Peru
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect to know the traditional handycraft... all the surroundings has lovely views of the city, and god restaurants also (my favorite Pachapapa)

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United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked "Cusco Transfers" to get from the airport to our resort and I was incredibly impressed by the organization and level of service and care they displayed. They provided us good information and answered all our various questions about our stay in Cusco and where we could find things. All in all, if you're looking for transportation to and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in this place you can find everything from arts to esculptures, you can enter the many galleries for free, i loved it...

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we love certain cultural exhibitions but too many people appreciate the cultural issues, cusco is an open mine for it and also it has a lot of history, we liked it.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you have a flair for chic, eccentric, new, or simply colorful, just come to this place, you will find many kinds of art expressions.

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Boston, United States
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay place but you need a guide. Reviews are really terrific, though, from many of the falls. Lots of nice little architecture of items to be witnessed.

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Regina, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

here you can stroll easily with no hassle and it is uncrowded, like no other parts of cusco, we enjoyed a lot going to a typical spanish tapas, but the rest wanted a traditional cusquenian restaurant.

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