Casa Garcilaso, Cusco

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Learn about the prehispanic Peruvian people of the Inca empire at Casa Garcilaso. This small but charming historical museum displays a number of period items, from cookery pots and water jugs to Incan weaponry. Check out the multimedia presentations on their history, as well as a room dedicated to colonial artworks from the era. The building itself dates back to the 16th century, as evidenced by its Andalusian-style architecture. Restoration has kept it going after three different earthquakes in its long history. To visit Casa Garcilaso on your holiday in Cusco, and find out what else Cusco has to offer, use our Cusco trip itinerary builder website .
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  • Front Plaza Regocijo, was the House of garcilaso Inca de la Vega, who wrote all the history of the Incas told by his grandfather. Excellent in terms of pre inca, inca and colonial material. Included in the tourist voucher, if they don't not sell them tickets to see it.
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  • Pre inca, inca and colonial history account. It has some interesting objects. Is included in the general ticket and get into a vertex of the square... essential rejoicing with the Museum Guide... good story of the first mestizo writer lived there. Less than an hour. It is worth
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  • Us just the regional Museum (inside garsilaso). We fail to see where the guide service was offered. We liked especially the part of tupac, recommended if you are interested in the history!
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  • Get your Machu Picchu tickets here if you had any difficulty booking online. Unlikely you'll get Huyana Picchu tickets if you're already in Cusco though.
  • Beautiful Museum
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