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. Put Centro Historico De Cusco and other Cusco attractions into our Cusco trip itinerary website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral and town square, San Pedro Market, Temple of the Sun, cobblestone street, great shops! So much fun! 
    Beautiful Cathedral and town square, San Pedro Market, Temple of the Sun, cobblestone street, great shops! So much fun!  more »
  • Beautiful Area! The downside is all the people who approach you trying to sell goods and services. They are friendly, but very persistent. 
    Beautiful Area! The downside is all the people who approach you trying to sell goods and services. They are friendly, but very persistent.  more »
  • A building that shows the fusion between both worlds, Inca and colonial architecture... a square full of life, a place of architectural encounters. A good place if you are in the city of Cusco. 
    A building that shows the fusion between both worlds, Inca and colonial architecture... a square full of life, a place of architectural encounters. A good place if you are in the city of Cusco.  more »

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