Plaza de Armas
Times : 1:30 - 7:00 PM
Availability : Daily
Includes : Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance to
Cathedral and Qoricancha, Tourist Ticket
The tourist ticket gives you access to the other sites on this
tour. It is valid for ten days and can also be used to visit the
archeological sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Tour Type: pool or private
*a pool tour is shared between various travelers, can be up to
Cusco City Tour
PLAZA DE ARMAS, or Cusco´s Main Square. This is the
heart of Cusco, made up of impressive churches, the
Cathedral and La Compañia de Jesus, and colonial buildings.
QORIKANCHA, meaning 'field of gold' in Quechua,
the Incas used this building as their 'Temple of the Sun'.
Here one can also find the temple and convent of Santo
Domingo built by the Spaniards.
THE CATHEDRAL, a place where you will be able to
appreciate architecture and art from the renaissance era
including some impressive decorations with silver and gold
SACSAYHUAMAN, this archeological site overlooking
Cusco was once a fortress and contains incredible
stones as tall as 9 meters high and 5 meters wide, and
weighing as much as 300 tons.
QENQO, is made up of ruins that were built in a zigzag
shape. Here one can observe ceremonial channels
carved out of stone.
PUCA PUCARA, is located at a 6 km distance from
Cusco. This arheological site had administrative
and military functions.
TAMBOMACHAY, most commonly known as the Inca´s
baths, it´s considered an important place to honor
water, it has impressive water canals.
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