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Planetarium Cusco Admission Ticket
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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!
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Reserva eco turistica privada Llaullipata | Km 2 carretera Sacsayhuamán, Cusco 0084, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not expect super professional astrophysics here, but this group gave us an enjoyable tour and introduction to how the Peruvian people interpret the stars and space. We enjoyed getting to see the Southern cross, and they set up telescopes so we could see various...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nicoleandcurtis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ‘tour’ is way to overprized in my opinion. You will be told about how the Inka farmers used the stars for their agriculture, which is pretty nice to know. Then will be taken to a ‘dome’ to get some more information about formations of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 104rickv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time stargazing and it was a very different experience. The staff at Planetarium was very knowledgeable and gave an interesting introduction on the Western and Inca astrology history. I thought it was way too cold when we were outside stargazing even though we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tripatatime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited Cusco over Thanksgiving Break. I chose the Planetarium based on the great reviews from Trip Advisor, but I am not sure how they got excellent reviews. I think this place is very overpriced. The day we visited was cloudy so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JFC045
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

some interesting facts but presented more for children than adults and a bit amateur. The dome is small, which wouldn’t matter but I don’t think it’s smooth, which does matter. The projection is incredibly blurred and the stars lack any detail so u don’t really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LondonHoxton
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Booked this through Viator. What a pleasant experience. We were able to see Saturn's rings and one moon through the telescope. Maria was very knowledgeable about the Incan history of the stars and planets and Jose gave us an education of the stars in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LaPalomaLasFlores
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

What a great family business! Maria explained a whole heap about the importance of astronomy to the Incas, then Jose (a master with their digital star projector) took us on a guided tour of the heavens, both modern & Incan. Amazing experience! Would make this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ManUnplugged
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

This was a great trip for the early evening. It is a family run business and it’s clear to as the hard work that put into the planetarium. The talks where really interesting and engaging about both stars in general and the Incas. Unfortunately it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Hallams_x
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This was a great excursion, we were with “G adventures”, so it was included in our stay in Cusco. We got to use high powered telescopes and look at the planets. Got to see Saturn’s rings, which was so cool. Learnt about the Inka legends...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marian K
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I was in the Planetarium with an friend and we we´re so exited, to learn something about the southern sky. It was really familiar, super funny and we learnd a lot. Our tour was in english. I, as a not native speaker, got all important...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dave_perk
September 13, 2018|
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Response from The_Hallams_x | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so as they pick you up from the town and drive the groups there.
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Dunn45
September 9, 2018|
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Response from infoG1135DY | Reviewed this property |
The cheapest and best way is to organize the official tour from the planetarium. Call there and you can book your trip. It starts from Cuzco Place regocijo: Website of the planetarium;
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William B
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Nimrod104 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't eat there either and there was around 16 in the overall group.
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prviral
San Francisco, California
Updated Travel Plans- CUZ-OLL-MP-JUL (1 Replies)
Hello ALL, Based on recommendations, I updated my travel plans so I have 2 days in Cusco, 2 days in OLL, 1 in MP, 1 in Puno. Your inputs have been a great help in planning these details. I am covering scared valley on day 1 (some places) and day 2 so we can go directly to Cusco from MP by train. I was wondering your thoughts on going to Cusco from MP instead of going to OLL. There is 5:25 PM train from MP to Cusco. Thanks for your help. "Day 1: Reach Cusco at 5 AM. Travel time is 17...More
January 09, 2016|
Response fromMaria O|
Hi , can I ask who you did the Bus to Puno with and the day tour to lake Titicaca? Thanks . I am doing a similar trip in October. Love to hear how yours go thanks
lopezk714
New York City, New York
Peru Experts I Need Your Advice! Lima & Cusco (2 Replies)
Is this do-able One Day In Lima Plaza De Arma. Landmark 1-2 Hours See change of guard be there by 1145 Cathedral Of Lima. Less than a hour MiraFlores BoardWalk 1-2 Hours El Parque Del Amor 1-2 Hours Parque De La Reserva 4pm to 10pm Wed- Sunday 2nd Day In Lima Barranco 2-3 Hours Museo Larco 1-2 Hours Iglesia De San Francisco Shopping Center Larcomoar 3 Hours First Day In Cusco, Peru Qurikancha. Historic. 1-2 Hours Statue Of Christ Less than a hour Centro de...More
February 18, 2016|
Response fromPa0I0|
It is good… Iglesia De San Francisco (& catacombs) is only a couple blocks from Plaza de Armas & the Cathedral, so you should switch it to day 1. On Day 2, you could do Museo Larco in the morning (30+ minutes ride to Pueblo Libre), maybe have an early lunch at their restaurant or return to Miraflores/Barranco to explore the area. Shopping Center Larcomoar is in miraflores by the boarldwalk & not far from parque del Amor. In Cusco, don’t forget Sacsaywaman & the other...More
40sTraveler
Saint Louis, Missouri
Planetarium Cusco (2 Replies)
Hello all...hubby and I will be in Peru March 2015. I have read this forum several times a week for a few months and have only seen this mentioned a few times. The reviews look great although there are not a lot of them. I did a search and found a few posts. Any thoughts about this experience? This would be a first for us.
November 29, 2014|
Response from40sTraveler|
As my trip is approaching I thought I would bump this up from November to see if anyone is familiar with this tour. Thanks!