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Plazoleta de San Blas

Cusco, Peru
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This small square features a modest adobe church that contains the pulpit of San Blas, a carved 17th-century wooden pulpit adorned by the figure of... more » Owner description: This small square features a modest adobe church that contains the pulpit of San Blas, a carved 17th-century wooden pulpit adorned by the figure of Christ triumphant. « less
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Plazoleta de San Blas is at the heart of one of the nicest districts in Cusco. It is a popular area where tour groups stay and there is a young backpacker feel about the place. The square itself has a large fountain at the back and is populated with artists selling their wares. Surrounding the square are a number of... More

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Huntington Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stay at the hotel Casa San Blas, the plaza was like a 3 minute walk, very small quiet area , there is not much to do except to relax, walk, take pictures, souvenirs, eat, churches

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Like the whole area of San Blas, it's Plazoleta is nice. Quiet, peaceful and full of hippies juggling and chilling around! Good place to spend some time for yourselves;)

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Ridgefield, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

This was a very lovely small plaza. We came from Cusco and approached through some small streets. The plaza is a bit below the main street level and is surrounded by small shops and St Blas church.

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petropolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

My whole family enjoy a free dance performance for free in this petite square , good place to purchase handycrafts of course before buying any thing ask for a reduction on the price in every thing you want to buy from the street sellers

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

You will find not only the most famous artists here but it is also peaceful, lovely with the water feature and also to see school children. It is a great place to buy authentic mirrors. I recommend Mendivil two locations very special.

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

This beautiful square is located in San Blas the Bohemian artistic neighborhood of Cusco. Here you can find several good artisan shops, restaurants and bars with live music. The square also provides great views of the city.

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