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Address: Cusco, Peru
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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque...

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.

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Awana Kancha and San Blas Tour from Cusco
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Quiet place at the hill above Cuzco

This is a nice area of Cuzco, with an interesting church, with benches to relax at a fountain , the Coca Museum and good restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Oud-Zuilen, The Netherlands
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Oud-Zuilen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice area of Cuzco, with an interesting church, with benches to relax at a fountain , the Coca Museum and good restaurants.

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Volta Redonda, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

San Blas is one part of the Cusco city. To go there you have to walk a little, because the area is a little higher than the Plaza de Armas, so its not very easy to climb, but has a lot of nice places and cafes, so is a nice place to go if you are in Cusco.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cobbled steep streets, blue doorways and Windows, limited traffic and small shops signify the area that is San Blas. Not very large - probably wander around in an hour but worth the visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Apparently carved out of a single piece of cedar, the pulpit is mind blowing - the carving is so intricate. Not to be missed.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not miss it if you are in Cusco! Nice little streets with shops and cafes. I loved it so much! Must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything available in a short walking distance. From hand-crafted momentous to gorgeous garments to last made of alpaca at the best rate compared to mall. Delicious food at several restaurants all while taking in the local atmosphere. Something for everyone. Enjoyed a week stay and did not tire of things to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad we were told to visit this area . We spent a good couple of hours ambling around the pretty streets and wondering into the art shops. Bought some good quality local souvenirs.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great art section of the historic part of Cusco. Fallen Angle restaurant is in this square. Stop in to look at the décor, but better places to eat in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this part of Cusco. Lots of arts and crafts shops. I bought more than I should have. This was my favourite part of Cusco.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty little square, nice spot with some nice buildings around and good access to elsewhere. Some locals selling wares,but much less in your face than elsewhere in Cuzco.

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