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Address: Cusco, Peru
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Great for a stroll!

We spent most of our time walking up and down Avenida El sol from our hotel to the Plaza de Armas. The street is buzzing with locals and tourists and has so many options for food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Steve R
Orlando, Florida

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Antwerp, Belgium
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a street where you can easily exchange money, and there are also drugstores (pharmacy) you might need. It is quiet central, just a block from the main Plaza de Armas.

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Quebec City, Canada
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35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leads to Qoricancha. Busy, commercial and modern road with banks, money changers (both legitimate and chancy). Nothing much to say. Excellent little bookstore for Spanish books on f a historical nature.

Thank mgaustin53
Orlando, Florida
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1,286 reviews
682 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We spent most of our time walking up and down Avenida El sol from our hotel to the Plaza de Armas. The street is buzzing with locals and tourists and has so many options for food and shopping. Great street to wonder around for a few hours!

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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351 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Cuzco is really nice, this street is normal. The best are the walls with street artists paints. Many banks, changers money and bars. Normal.

Thank MAU1967
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

There are some great paintings show us the historical story and the daily life in the past. The decorations in the middle of the road are full of Peru culture elements. It's an interesting avenue.

Thank Sheena T
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is the most important avenue in down town Cusco. It's very piqturesque, nice, and safe to walk along.

Thank FranzGuerra
Ellicott City, Maryland
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There's neat craft markets, a cool waterfall, a nice park, a great spa for massages, lots of food, and colorful characters.

Thank James L
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is one of the main drags of Cuzco filled w/ banks, money changers, some hotels and travel agencies. Nothing special about it. It passes Qoricancha but so what...... I do not know why this made the attractions category. Do not go out of your way to visit it............

Thank George S
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Mmm, not sure why this is classed as an attraction its a street in the town with a few shops. Not something I would add to your itinerary..!!

Thank CliveR
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It's a big street with some banks and a few shops here and there. It's an easy way to get to Coricancha, so it has that going for it. But otherwise, this is not a place I would plan to spend any time.

Thank Asterix135

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