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Address: Ahuacpinta 659-A, Cusco, Peru
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This ruin was once the most important temple of the Incas, which was later...

This ruin was once the most important temple of the Incas, which was later used as a base for the Church of Santo Domingo when the Spanish conquered the city.

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Private Cusco Walking Tour: Inca Museum, Qorikancha and San Pedro Market
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City Tour of Cusco and Archeological Sites
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Cusco City Small-Group Tour

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Beautiful location go with a tour guide you will spend about 2hrs maybe less. Lot of Inca history .Good time of the year to see the Milky Way the 2months is July August.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful location go with a tour guide you will spend about 2hrs maybe less. Lot of Inca history .Good time of the year to see the Milky Way the 2months is July August.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit to see how an Incan temple was converted into a monastery. Awesome visuals and the many plaques let you know what went on on this location. Hard to imagine it as it used to be noted that it has been assimilated into a different culture. Insightful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great site to visit with great views of the city. Your visit will not take too long (I had a teen who wasn't thrilled about being here). Convent was built on top of an Inca temple. (Beware there is a tiny museum in the park next to the convent, which we thought was the entrance to the convent. The guard... More 

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A important place to the Ink Culture. There is possible to see the mix of cultures between spanih and inka/peruvian culture. Go there!

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Morelia, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel was located just in front of it, so we felt in love since the very beginning of our stay in Cuzco, its church in incredible!!!!

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Thank Raquel R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Machu Picchu and you visit this place, it just makes you realize how amazingly intelligent this civilization was. They truly did do a lot and knew a lot of things. It is a beautiful building with a wonderful history. Only $5 for a great tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a tour guide outside the Coricancha and that made the visit very interesting. I highly recommend anyone who plans to visit to do that.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All you can think,is why did the Spanish destroy the original inca building for just another convent and church. You can not wonder about what was here prior to the Spanish !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Cusco and have some time to fill - this is worth a quick visit. The Spanish influence has overshadowed the Inca bits - but some idea of the seamless stone block construction that the Inca masons mastered, can be obtained. There is a large one room art gallery on the ground floor - with paintings depicting stories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this museum and convent. It was interesting to see a convent built on an inca temple. There was a lot of history included in the museum. I would recommend hiring a guide or someone to go through the museum with you as the inca ruins are not marked and there are no signs on or near... More 

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