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Chinchero Travel guide
Chinchero : Michelin's recommendations
According to an Inca legend, Chinchero is the birthplace of the rainbow. On a high plateau, 400m higher than Cuzco, this village is the site of several interesting Incan vestiges, a colonial church and a picturesque Sunday-morning market. It was one of the favourite 'holiday' spots of the Túpac Yupanqui, who built a palace here and developed andenes (terrace crops). Today, sheep and llamas graze in the fields, while the peasants wearing flat hats, spin and weave their wool.
Calle Garcilaso 377 PER - Chincheros
Only 50 metres from the main access to Chinchero, Casa de la Tejedora offers rooms with garden views. Free parking and breakfast are provided. The Main Square is 1.5 km away. With large windows overlooking the garden, rooms at Casa de la Tejedora ar..