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Belmond Hiram Bingham
Ranked #1 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: The Hiram Bingham is a luxury and exclusive service of Belmond operated by PeruRail. It´s a journey in which the traveller... more » Owner description: The Hiram Bingham is a luxury and exclusive service of Belmond operated by PeruRail. It´s a journey in which the traveller will have a full day of unforgettable experiences between the mystical Andean mountains and the most exclusive luxury that a train can offer. The two dining cars, its bar car with observatory, its kitchen car; the welcoming with sparkling wine and its traditional dancing show are only few of the reasons that converted it in everything that it means today. « less
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Ranked #2 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #3 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Considered to be the "sister" to Machu Picchu, this ancient ruin complex consists of palaces and temples on two levels,... more » Owner description: Considered to be the "sister" to Machu Picchu, this ancient ruin complex consists of palaces and temples on two levels, canals, aqueducts and systems of fountains. « less
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Ranked #4 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Dominated by the magnificent Cathedral, this graceful square is considered the heart of Cusco and is characterized by covered... more » Owner description: Dominated by the magnificent Cathedral, this graceful square is considered the heart of Cusco and is characterized by covered walkways, colonial arcades and houses containing numerous shops, restaurants and travel agencies. « less
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Ranked #5 of 89 attractions in Cusco

The Inca Trail winds through the Andes Mountains, the classic route being a 4-5 day trek from Cuzco to Macchu Pichu. Concerns for overuse and erosion have resulted in regulation... more »

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Ranked #6 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The ruin complex of this military fortress is a superb example of Inca architectural skills since it was made of enormous... more » Owner description: The ruin complex of this military fortress is a superb example of Inca architectural skills since it was made of enormous carved limestone boulders (some weighing more than 300 tons each) that were fit together perfectly without the use of mortar. « less
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Ranked #7 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #8 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #9 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Dominating the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas, this magnificent renaissance-style, 16th-century building is in the... more » Owner description: Dominating the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas, this magnificent renaissance-style, 16th-century building is in the shape of a Latin cross and contains nearly 400 colonial paintings including the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata. « less
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Ranked #10 of 89 attractions in Cusco
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Ranked #11 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Museums
Owner description: We are an Cultural interpretation center about how the Andean people understand the skies. The explanation in two rooms... more » Owner description: We are an Cultural interpretation center about how the Andean people understand the skies. The explanation in two rooms give us a great perspective, in dome we learn about southern sky and finally, if weather allows, we enjoy some stargazing! « less
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Ranked #12 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #13 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
Owner description: This ruin was once the most important temple of the Incas, which was later used as a base for the Church of Santo Domingo... more » Owner description: This ruin was once the most important temple of the Incas, which was later used as a base for the Church of Santo Domingo when the Spanish conquered the city. « less
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Ranked #14 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Enjoy the beautiful Andean landscape of Peru on board of a luxury and magical way to travel between Cusco and the Lake... more » Owner description: Enjoy the beautiful Andean landscape of Peru on board of a luxury and magical way to travel between Cusco and the Lake Titicaca. Travelling in the Andean Explorer is a unique experience, a route between mountains, clouds, snow-capped mountains and puna finishing in the majestic Lake Titicaca. Its coaches involve you in an environment extremely decorated with the elegant style of Pullman trains of the decade of 1920. Its tourist shows, the 5-fork lunch, dining cars, observatory-bar car outdoors, among other attractions. « less
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Ranked #15 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #16 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful... more » Owner description: The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu. Totally panoramic windows that connect you to the route. Representative dances of the Andean culture (only on the return trip), music, especially developed to involve you in a sensory journey.Brunch and breakfast prepared with Andean ingredients. Warm and fresh environment, more comfort with leather seats and extensive leg room. « less
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Ranked #17 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets,... more » 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. « less
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Ranked #18 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Art Museums

               The pre-Columbian art museum in Cusco is very-well located, close to the Plaza de Armas, in the lovely town center. It was founded in 2003. It is housed in an... more »

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Ranked #19 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Art Museums
Owner description: This 17th-century church is located on the site of Koricancha (The Temple of the Sun), the major Inca temple of Cusco whose... more » Owner description: This 17th-century church is located on the site of Koricancha (The Temple of the Sun), the major Inca temple of Cusco whose walls in Inca times were lined with nearly 700 solid-gold sheets weighing more than four pounds a piece. « less
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Ranked #20 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #21 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #22 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Museums
Owner description: Cacao and chocolate museum in Cusco, Peru. Learn about the history of cacao, the cacao tree and cacao in Peru. ChocoMuseo has... more » Owner description: Cacao and chocolate museum in Cusco, Peru. Learn about the history of cacao, the cacao tree and cacao in Peru. ChocoMuseo has its own artisanal chocolate factory which makes chocolate from organic Peruvian cacao beans. Finally ChocoMuseo offers chocolate workshops to make your own chocolate and cacao farm tours to see how real life in a plantation is. A unique experience for the whole family. « less
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Ranked #23 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #25 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: In the Expedition you will find comfort, security and quality at lower cost. The Expedition is the train with more schedules... more » Owner description: In the Expedition you will find comfort, security and quality at lower cost. The Expedition is the train with more schedules to the citadel of Machu Picchu leaving from the Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo station) and a schedule leaving from Poroy in Cusco.Panoramic windows in the coaches that will immerse you quickly in the beauty of the surrounding landscapes, it has a basic on-board snack service, air conditioning and heating and hi-fi audio system. On-board service staff highly trained. « less
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Ranked #26 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #27 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #28 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Managed by the Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad, this archaeology museum traces Cusco’s history from the Inca period to... more » Owner description: Managed by the Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad, this archaeology museum traces Cusco’s history from the Inca period to the 20th century. « less
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Ranked #29 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #30 of 89 attractions in Cusco
Category: Theaters
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