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Museo Maximo Laura

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The old and the new

Typical example of construction using old Inca stone foundation work with on top mud brick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clement R
Halifax, Canada
Astounishing surprises when traveling

On mid-November 2018, I arrived to Cuzco, Peru. In my mind was mainly Machu Picchu. After leaving... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Museum of Contemporary Textile Art. Explore the private collection of tapestries by Award Winning Peruvian artist Maximo Laura, designated as Peru's "Living Human Treasure" by UNESCO.
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Santa Catalina Ancha 304, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical example of construction using old Inca stone foundation work with on top mud brick construction

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clement R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On mid-November 2018, I arrived to Cuzco, Peru. In my mind was mainly Machu Picchu. After leaving the luggage in the hostal. I went to see the city. I walked half block when I noted big letters with the name "LAURA." After a 12 hour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive handcrafted artwork, very beautiful and creative designs, a MUST-SEE when you are in Cusco. A little exhibition can be visited for free. A shop is included, international shipping is free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank naturbursch
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Walked by looking for some souvenirs, when we saw this place. Definitely worth a visit, this guy is a true master. The guide was really helpful, he led us through a beautiful collection of the most colorful and complex tapestry I've ever seen. I asked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sofia D
Reviewed November 26, 2018

The art is intricately made and has beautiful textures and colours. It is a mix of contemporary art blended with Peruvian history. Right near the main square in Cusco, and free entrance, this is a great place to check out!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

A wonderful visual experience. Maximo Laura fully deserves his designation as a national living treasure. His work embodies Peruvian culture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Simon G
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The time and patience it must take Maximo to complete these pieces is extrodinary. Each piece has its own identity. I loved the 30 minutes I spent here getting lost in the shapes and colours. It is a beautiful way to escape the city for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alasdair G
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow! This small museum has pieces that you could look at for hours. It is called tapestry art, but I have no reference for the beauty that Maximo Laura weaves. Bold, bright, tactile representations of ancestral world cultures. This is the kind of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

amazing textile artisrty! great life story of the artist. definitly worth a quick visit when near the plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank traveler102007
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The man is a force of nature. We passed 30 minutes here, and to be honest would love to look at this art everyday. It soothes the soul.

Date of experience: November 2018
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