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“A most attractive square”
Review of Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

We thought the Plaza de Armas was a very attractive square with the fountain in the middle and surrounded by the cathedral, churches and colonial buildings. Whilst we were there we enjoyed a wonderful street parade with colourful costumes and music against this backdrop.

Yes, there are a lot of vendors which can be a bit annoying but when we said no, we were not pestered and we felt rather sorry for them trying to make a little money and getting so many refusals.

It was a good place to just sit on a step and take it all in. There are some restaurants around and we had lunch in the Irish pub looking out over the square.

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Reviewed May 13, 2013

You can't visit Cusco without going to see the Plaza de Armas. It's beautiful both during the day and at night. The restaurants immediately surrounding it are a little pricier than others in the city but there are plenty of cheaper, equally tasty places on the side-streets

Thank heymissmeagan
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

The Plaza is a great gathering place. Lots of activity, wonderful people. Eat at the Inka Grill. Food, atmosphere and entertainment are great.

Thank Laura E
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

It was very picturesque and although there were many people trying to sell things to you, nobody was overly aggressive. This was the center of activity with lots of restaurants looking out on it.

Thank ScDGal2001
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

There is so much to see and do in this square, shops, restaurants, local trinket sellers, and of course the wonderful architecture, sit here and watch the world go by while listening to the hubub of the town, all with beautiful fountains, you feel safe, alive, and part of something special.

Thank stugrmi
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