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San Blas

Cusco, Peru
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Cusco City Sightseeing Tour
88%
Ranked #12 of 90 Attractions in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This is a great area of Cusco. There are many options of stores, restaurants and it is very close to Plaza de Armas.

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Virginia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed in the San Blas neighborhood during our visit to Cusco. It is a quiet part of town, 15 minutes uphill from the plaza. It has a pretty small plaza and some nice streets to walk.

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Cusco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It's an area just a few blocks away from Cusco Main Square. You can find several nice place in very old buildings to enjoy Peruvian and international food. The view is just great.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cool place to visit, but not so cheap to have some food or drinks there. So, if you are in a low budget just walk around but dont stop.

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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Short, sweet, informative and beautiful. Great hike up to the church as well. Nice view by the bell tower, many vendors surrounding the church for more souvenir shopping.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We ate at Macha Papa restaurant and walked through some shops. I appreciated the art and originality of all the offerings. This beyond T-shirt shops.

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London
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed in this neighbourhood for 10 days and loved it. My husband took Spanish classes for the week in this neighbourhood that were excellent. There is a great market where lots o ladies cool lunch for 6 soles and it is beautiful.

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Texas USA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Definately roam around in this very atmospheric section of Cuzco. Lots of artists and painters, galleries and restaurants dot this steep neighborhood. We loved walking around and going into the various courtyards and shops and taking in the sunset from this area. Very bohemian and has a ton of soul.

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Magog, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a nice area that doesn't get too many visitors and not too much traffic. It was nice to relax on a bench near the church and even have a nap.

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Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a nice place to wander around Full of cafes, artists atelies and other small business It is a little bit hard to walk on the streets, 'cause they are made of old stones and since the sidewalk is no narrow you sometimes have no other option...

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