Centro Historico De Cusco
Centro Historico De Cusco
4.5
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Gmoutside
Perth, Australia215 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Cusco is a delightful small city in which several days can be spent, exploring all the lovely buildings, cafes and restaurants. It can be very busy but is especially lovely early in the morning before the crowds come out. It is friendly city but like all tourists spots around the world one should remain alert. Centrally is very safe in the evening and early night.
Written April 25, 2020
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Paul M
Bristol, United Kingdom11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Cusco is a delightful city, and the central main square is very historic. It is surrounded by churches and a cathedral, all deliberately built upon older Incan temples. The cathedrals and churches are full of ornate decorations and impressive paintings, some rather odd (Jesus on the cross wearing a dress, the Last Supper with a guinea pig as the meal!). The main market nearby is superb, with dozens of things to see, wear or try, including 30+ varieties of potato! The Temple of the Sun is a must-see, even though it was built upon by a Catholic monastery. The precision of the Incan building blocks is a marvel to see. Cusco is generally safe to walk around, even at night, so long as you can catch your breath at these altitudes!
Written January 5, 2020
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Jeffery F
Scottsdale, AZ49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Great place to visit especially in.the off season when temperatures are mild and crowds are thinner. We visited in June as the locals were already busy celebrating the month long celebrations welcoming the 'winter solstice' which occurs on 24 June. All day and well into the night celebrations of music and dancing in the main square and parading along the streets [ it did make it a bit difficult to get around in our tour van). Visiting the cathedrals and the amazing architecture and ornate paintings inside were breathtaking and a religious experience in itself! We felt pretty safe walking the streets from the square's restaurants back to the hotel, but you have to be aware of your surroundings, and the numerous street peddlers, which Can get annoying! Otherwise we found the Cathedrals of Cusco to be beautiful and filled our cameras with pictures! !
Written June 15, 2023
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Roving444492
Sabaneta, Colombia1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
I spent New Years in the Plaza de Armas in Cusco in Peru and it was an amazing experience, many people gather there to welcome the New Year with fireworks, drinks and food; however, you must be careful where you eat because you could get sick as it happened to me and you will have to spend a few nights in the clinic.
Near Cusco you can find many things to do and places to visit such as Machu Pichu, the mountain of seven colors, the Sacred Valley and Fallen Angel Restaurant.
It is a place that definitely deserves to be visited.
Written November 5, 2020
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plantmanW_p_bch_Fl
w.p.bch. fl29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Couples
To understand the area, historical relavince and architecture I would recommend that if your not on a guided tour, you hire a local guide for 2-2.5 hrs. A guide book will miss to much.
There are many dining options and shopping options. As Cuzco was intergral in Peruvian history, you should make it part of your trip.
Driving in this city/area is very hectic. If you are not staying within a short walk, take the inexpensive taxis .
Written October 17, 2021
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,571 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Visiting Cusco is absolutely mandatory to all those traveling in Peru. This important city is considered the "Historical Capital of Peru" and, since 1983, a Unesco appointed "World Heritage Site". It has been the capital of the "Kingdom of Cusco" and of the whole "Inca Empire" from the 13th century until the arrival, in the 16th century, of the Spanish conquerors. Stroll along its "Centro Histórico" and visit the numerous monuments, squares, fountains, streets, museums and churches. Start at the magnificent and central "Plaza de Armas", visiting the monumental "Catedral del Cusco" and the baroque "Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús". Then, head to the museums through the cobblestoned narrow clean streets (the "callejóns"), visiting the unmissable "Museo del Convento de Santo Domingo del Cusco - Qorikancha" and the "Museo de la Vida Monástica - Monastério de Santa Catalina del Cusco". Fantastic restaurants and bars complete the scene. Enjoy!
Written July 2, 2020
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LWJ3
Mount Laurel, NJ17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Walked here from hotel - lots of shops, local artists, and cathedrals. Went to Choco Museo, bought peruvian alapaca hats and shawl in small local artisans area and found a gem shop a few blocks off the square where i bought amethyst and topaz stones at a great price. There is a fountain and large cross on the hilltop visible from the square as well. Enjoyed walking the area at day and at night.
Written June 4, 2020
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Chris W
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
As part of the Wendy Wu Sourth American tour we spent time in Cusco with our Guide Corrina Duran exploring the delights of the city and enjoying some wonderful food.
We stayed in the wonderful Inca Palace hotel and visited the cathedral and saw the last supper painting with the Guinea pig and also saw the Black masons
There were celebrations in the square that we watched whilst enjoying an excellent lunch.
There were also some excellent shopping opportunities to enjoy
Written October 31, 2022
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IRW1127
Vancouver, Canada178 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Lots of tour groups in the area starting their tours and pausing at the attractions all around. It is a great place to go on your own or in your own group and explore with a guide book and that's it.
Get off the main streets and explore the side alleys and areas outside the main tourist spots. There are great little restaurants and souvenir stores to find.
Written May 21, 2020
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Myka P
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
This area made us fall in love with Cusco. Walking around its historic center is a special opportunity. Even after a week of staying in the same neighborhood, we didn't get bored of simply wandering around. Even the hustlers that want to get you into their restaurant don't seem annoying when the backdrop is this area.
Written January 17, 2023
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