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Avenida El Sol, Cusco
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Take a stroll down Avenida El Sol, a busy thoroughfare lined with stores, services, and entertainment. Local street artists turned many of the area's walls into artworks, adding much to the atmosphere of this largely commercial district. You'll find plenty of tour operator offices here, banks, and shops selling everything from local handicrafts to electronics, along with market stalls offering fresh produce and trinkets. Take a break at a bar or restaurant, or pick up a snack from one of the street food vendors. Put Avenida El Sol and other Cusco attractions into our Cusco vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Avenida El Sol is super busy but quite safe. On the Boulevard we find many craft shops, casa de cambio, hotels etc. Curious to see among so many guards drive traffic with their whistles in traffic control.
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  • It is not the historical center, but rather a busy main street ; plenty of shops, restaurants and retail outlets. Walk through on your way to the Plaza de Armas. 
  • Main boulevard with many shops, pharmacies, clothing stores, craft and exchange houses. It's great to walk down the Avenue, admiring the buildings and the daily lives of people living in Cusco and above all learn a little more of the city.
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