Things to see and do - Cuzco
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Cuzco Travel guide
Cuzco : Michelin's recommendations
Although Cuzco is mainly renowned as the ideal departure point for a trip to the Machu Picchu and the Inca valley, the town is also known for its distinctive architecture. Built on the foundations of an ancient Incan city destroyed by Pizarro, the city is dotted with beautiful colonial edifices that marry rigorous geometrical Inca lines with the curls and flourishes of Moorish-Spanish baroque art. Whether it is by the edifices built on old Inca palaces, like the Cathedral, or on old temples, such as the Convento Santo Domingo, you will be captivated!
Tourist attractions Cuzco : Things to see and do
This area was formerly the nerve centre of the Inca city. Today, the Plaza de Armas is home to most of the major colonial edifices. The imposing cathedral vies for pride of place with the Compañia de Jesús, a stunning Baroque edifice, while a superb ..
Plaza de Armas
It is difficult not to be overpowered by the highly Baroque cathedral of Cuzco (16C). Everything, from the immense façade and its sculptures to the interior, embodies the desire of Christianity to spell out its triumph over Incan beliefs. Composed of..
Plaza de Armas
Constructed by the Jesuits in the 18C, the grandeur and rich ornamentation of the Compañía de Jesús seems to defy the next-door cathedral. Behind the profusely carved Baroque façade are a host of elements such as the imposing main altar entirely cove..
Calle Queshua 210 Int. B 5 - 1 PE - Cusco CU 01
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Just a 10-minute walk from the city's main square, Hotel Colquewasi offers accommodations in Cusco. Free WiFi access is available in all guest rooms. Rooms at Hotel Colquewasi feature a private bathroom and cable TV. Breakfast is included. Heaters, ..
Carmen Alto, 269 - San Blas PE - Cusco
Ideally located just 300 metres from the city's main square, Boomtique offers accommodations with free WiFi access in Cusco. Private rooms feature a private bathroom and cable TV while shared bathroom facilities are available for guests staying in t..
Calle San Pedro Nro 128 PE - Cusco
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Featuring a restaurant and a bar, Hotel Cusco Jungle offers accommodations in Cusco. Free WiFi access is available. Cusco's main square and cathedral are 300 metres away. Each room here features heating, a private bathroom with free toiletries and c..
Leisure activities Cuzco
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For a great introduction to Peruvian culture, join a small-group walking tour of Cusco's vibrant markets and impressive Inca ruins. Start at the vibrant San Pedro market and buy some local snacks as you explore the street markets of Cusco. Then head ..
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Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this full-day excursion from Cusco. Travel to the scenic town of Pisac where you'll visit the local market and see mass if traveling on a Sunday. Then, head over to the ruins of the Ollantayambo Fortress and..
Take an all-inclusive day trip to breathtaking Machu Picchu from Cusco. Visit the world-famous Incan ruins and learn about the city, its history and the people who once lived there. Ideal for first-time visitors, families (non-strenuous hiking) and i..