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Centro Historico De Cusco

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Address: Cusco 08002, Peru
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$143*
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Make sure to explore the Inka alleyways

Wonderful city centre just to browse around walking between the different churches and sites. A huge amount of Inka walls, usually to a height of 5-6 feet but some stretches of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful city centre just to browse around walking between the different churches and sites. A huge amount of Inka walls, usually to a height of 5-6 feet but some stretches of up to 0 feet high still exist.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is really the nicest spot we ran across in Cusco. The square is beautiful and very nice to photograph. It's a great meeting point before moving on to anywhere else. Lots of restaurants and some bars though they're a bit more expensive because you're on the square. Most of the tours in the area launch from nearby so you'll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a fantastic area to walk around. The old historic buildings and churches are fabulous. The cobblestone streets leading up tiny roads to international cuisine and craftsmanship. Markets and stores. Llama and alpaca!! It seems that there is always some festival with music and dancing! The Best!!

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Thank Bean D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of shops & restaurants of all price points surround the central square. Was in Cusco two days and enjoyed local religious costumed parade & celebration on both days. Plenty of folks pitching their restaurants, massages, jewelry, local goods and pictures with baby alpacas but all harmless and all part of the fun!

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Riverside, conn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only spent a couple of half days here but there's room to spend more time in the historical part of Cusco. The combination of old Inca architecture and colonial structures is a unique and beautiful sight. One can also take breaks and eat well in one of the many places around there. There are convents, monastery, a cathedral, a... More 

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Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a really good experience visiting and hanging around Centro historico de Cuzco. Verty friendly people, nice cafes and restaurants and interesting historic buildings and museums. We loved it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

With cathedral, fountain, stores, bars, restaurants, youth,mops and several types of "taxis". Main feature to me is the level,if chill in everyone in every place we've been

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Thank Amir A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's very nice to sit down and watch the city around and the structures that were destroyed and built over by the Spaniards hundreds of years ago. Be aware a lot of people will try to come sell you something

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Fort Dodge, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a part of the city square area and worth seeing while you are there. If there was a cost, it was nominal.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Historically Cusco is steeped at every corner. Buildings that are Peruvian alongside Spanish architecture. Streets with stones from both periods side-by-side. Like I have suggested elsewhere, Cusco should not just be a stop-over on the way to....It deserves a few days to adsorb the historical and cultural delights it has to offer. Buy a Tourist Ticket for the 10 days... More 

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