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Plazoleta de Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This amazing stonework was most definitely not done by the Inka! Tour guides always tell you that but the Inka's building style is totally different and they did not have the technology to do this amazing work. This is most probably the work of an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve nothing to add to existing reviews except that the price went up to 15 soles. It is certainly worth that. It’s frustrating that this isn’t included on the tourist ticket, even though the associated museum is.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I pay 15 soles as 5 USD to get in this place, this is very nice, you find original Inca ruins, they are under a huge convent but they looks as someone made it a year ago, this is very famous as the sun temple,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Qorikancha Temple (Temple of the Sun) was ground zero, the most important temple in the Inca Empire. It was originally named Intikancha or Intiwasi and dedicated to worshiping Inti the Sun God. The walls were covered in sheets of gold and golden statues adorned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the Cusco city tour, I thought we were to quickly explore this site on our own, so I rushed through. What's visible is mainly a catholic church, as there are so many. Inca walls are easily discerned. There are some nice paintings...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has two levels with many rooms, some showing tableaus old furniture ancient paintings a lot of Catholic history and quite a bit of information about the Incas. There are also beautiful gardens and lots of stairs so be sure you can go up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Isabel F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Museum costs 8 soles for students or 15 for adults, so not expensive. There are guides outside you can hire, but you’d be fine without as the brochure and signs are informative enough. You can see both the Inca construction and the Colonial structures which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We were looking so much forward to coming to Qorikancha but the signs in the museum were so bad translated. We got so disappointed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sidseldahl
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We spent some time visiting this place and we were impressed by the history and work the Inca people done here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barb_Lu
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I did really enjoy it but more for the history of the site’s original purpose and the conquistadors’ bastardization of that than for what you can actually see. Nevertheless, you can still see some elements of it’s early grandeur and some beautiful later ceilings. It’s...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Becky B | Reviewed this property |
We were with a group and did have a guide, and he was great. He gave us a lot of information that we might not have gotten otherwise.