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Rainbow Mountain in One Day from Cusco
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Rainbow Mountain in One Day from Cusco

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Journey deep into the Andes to hike Rainbow Mountain, an important worship site since pre-Inca times. With a mountain guide, safely explore the rainbow-striated mountain and see sights including adobe houses, llama herds, and the Ausangate Glacier. Plus, by going with a group, you bypass the stress of choosing the right trail or organizing your own transport from Cusco. Pack light for this challenging full-day hike: breakfast and lunch are provided.
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LuizDutraNeto wrote a review Jun 2020
Rio de Janeiro, RJ7,999 contributions1,293 helpful votes
So much has already been written about the "Museo del Convento de Santo Domingo del Cusco - Qorikancha" and all is absolutely true! The ancient "Qorikancha" - the "House of the Sun" - had its construction started in 1438, by the Inca Pachacuteq, celebrating his victory over the "ChanKa" people. Here, the Inca god "El Inti" (the Sun) was worshipped and praised. When the Spanish conquerors arrived, in the beginning of the 16th century, they found a perfect stone structure - a masterpiece of ancient masonry - surrounded by tons of gold, at an "opulence that was fabulous beyond belief". Much of "Qorikancha" was then destroyed, the gold shipped to Spain and, around 1538, the Dominican Friars started the construction, over the foundations of the ancient temple, of the "Convento de Santo Domingo del Cusco". Visiting "Qorikancha" is a must do while in Cusco! Unmissable! Enjoy!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Elena Gunters Greens wrote a review Jun 2020
San Francisco, California34 contributions1 helpful vote
For only s/15 soles (student price) you can learn the history inside this place. Inca citadel that was later dominated and reformed by the Spanish conquest, is now a museum. Lots of history inside and very interesting. It is worth your visit.
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Date of experience: December 2019
deborahk3 wrote a review Apr 2020
Maidstone, United Kingdom1,779 contributions342 helpful votes
This stunning temple is situated in the heart of historic Cusco. It was one of the most sacred and important temples of the Inca empire. When the Spanish arrived in Cusco they destroyed most of Coricancha and the Santo Domingo Church was built on the foundations and what remained of the walls; unfortunately only a small part of this temple has been preserved. The walls of the temple are made from indigenous rocks, giving the structure the perfect finish as expected by the Inca architecture. This has allowed the foundations and subsequent structures have stood the test of time as well as a number of major earthquakes in the Cusco area. You really cant miss Coricancha in Cusco, it offers amazing architecture as well as numerous historical treasures.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Skaramoosh wrote a review Apr 2020
Edmonton, Canada3,680 contributions300 helpful votes
Qorikancha museum gives insight and history to the ancestors who lived in these lands. The museum also houses pre-Inca, Inca and Colonial pieces. Exhibits from the periods and replicas from objects found gives a chronological view of how Cusco's early civilization evolved and the history is explained as you walk through the five chambers or rooms. A must for history buffs. Highly Recommended!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Rhonda W wrote a review Mar 2020
87 contributions3 helpful votes
This site has examples of the precision engineering that the Incas are famous for. It seems to have been a site for religious purposes, but when the Spanish arrived they took it over and used it for their own purposes which explains the inner courtyard colonnade. Interesting site as a starting point in Cusco before you go on to the major sites nearby leading up to Machu Picchu. Best to go with a guide who can explain the central importance of the site to the Incas. In the heart of the historical area of Cusco, the site is surrounded by hotels, restaurants and small shops. There is also a sweeping view across the city to the nearby mountains.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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