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Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco

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At Centro Historico De Cusco, take a stroll through the heart of the oldest surviving city in South America. Formerly the capital of the Incan Empire, the old town still features many remnants of their extraordinary stonework. Beyond that, you'll see colonial-era houses, churches, convents, and, of course, the grand cathedral dominating a wide central plaza. As you explore, keep in mind that these Spanish constructions frequently sit atop visible Incan foundations. Restaurants and bars fill the narrow, cobblestone streets, offering everything from authentic Peruvian meals to expensive tourist traps, while shops sell cheap souvenirs, traditional handicrafts, and fine jewelry. Plenty of museums explore the history of the city through Incan, Quechua, and Spanish artifacts. Plan to visit Centro Historico De Cusco during your Cusco vacation using our convenient Cusco holiday planner.
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  • I mean, if I die, because I run drive by there is a little tricky, but it's a chance to see all the buildings of the Spanish Baroque mixed with some things of the incas. Not to be missed.
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  • A view spectacular, recommended to go outside of times of celebrations. Otherwise a great place to relax with family.
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  • THere are many cultural festivities that take place here and it's worth trying to find out if one of them will be occurring at the time of your trip before scheduling. We happened to be here at the ti...  more »