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Plaza de Armas

Cusco, Peru
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful square” (104 reviews)
“street vendors” (74 reviews)
“main square” (65 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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"beautiful square"
in 104 reviews
"street vendors"
in 74 reviews
"main square"
in 65 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 43 reviews
"walk around"
in 32 reviews
"machu picchu"
in 33 reviews
"parade"
in 242 reviews
"cathedral"
in 500 reviews
"kfc"
in 76 reviews
"benches"
in 169 reviews
"fountain"
in 185 reviews
"tourists"
in 188 reviews
"trinkets"
in 35 reviews
"sellers"
in 34 reviews
"architecture"
in 109 reviews
"activity"
in 81 reviews
"costumes"
in 34 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When you first arrive in Cusco its best to take it slow the first day till you get used to the altitude. As you step into the Plaza de Armas its the cathedral that grabs your attention the architecture is Spanish and as you look...More

Thank mlborg
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is always some activity going on in Cuzco Plaza de Armas everynight. A parade, dances, etc. The colonial architecture is wonderful and their is no traffic here, because it is closed off to cars!

Thank Andrea V
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you traveling in cusco you must visit plaza de armas. You can find good restaurants, companies to the treks near the city , massage in a cheap price and everything.

Thank עומר מ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most Peruvian towns, this is the commercial centre of the whole place. In the centre there are gardens, fountains & statues, surrounded by the (partially-pedestrianised) cobbled roads, and flanked on all four sides by various buildings, including shopping colonnades, the splendid Cathedral, and the...More

Thank Andy F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were delighted by the visit of La Plaza de Armas on a sunny morning. A former Inca square covered by paving stones and gardens. A lively place lined by La Catedral built between 1559 and 1669, by La Compania Church and by charming colonial...More

Thank Christophe M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many beautiful building in one plaza. The people are friendly, lots of people trying to sell you souvenirs but just a no gracias usually is all it takes.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plaza de armas was such a treat to visit. There's so much history within the vicinity! The locales are so nice and sweet. They are very helpful! I love the Peruvian culture!

Thank katiedR7112UF
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the local restaurants, really good food, the Peruvian people are very respectful society, they attend your every need as you were family.

Thank stuart s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a large crowd in the Plaza, especially congregating in front of the Cathedral because it was the first day of celebration of the Festival of Corpus Christi that is observed throughout Peru, but not to the extent in Cusco. There was music, dancing...More

Thank geotech522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was certainly worth visiting... We happened to get here on the day of a festival, and the streets were blocked off and filled with parades with dancers and musicians. Beautiful architecture, cobblestone streets, great views, excellent food everywhere around... Just a really nice place.

Thank JT F
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