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Planetarium Cusco, Cusco

(4.5/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Learn about astronomy from a different viewpoint at Planetarium Cusco. The family-run planetarium introduces you to the astronomy learnings of the Incas, a civilization with a special connection to the stars. The planetarium organizes excursions to its scenic location, secluded in the hills above Cusco (your ticket includes transportation to/from the city). Learn about the Incas, their history, and how the stars impacted their agriculture and architecture, as well as other aspects of their culture. View the slideshow of constellations projected in the intimate viewing room before going out into the night for some relaxing stargazing. Verify their schedule on the website and reserve in advance. Planetarium Cusco is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Cusco Edition.
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  • This is not a place that is promoted by the tourist agencies, is like a family business. My friends and I were very happy, explanation of policymakers was good, and we could see some stars through telescopes. If you want to make something different in Cusco, I recommend to visit him.
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  • Sorry for the bad review but I had to balance out the othere reviews that were really inaccurated. The cost of the is is $50 soles each. This is a privated business with a homemade planitarium and rea...  more »
  • A new option in Cusco to be able to visit but recommended in days of full moon or beautiful days and to be able to observe the variety of contelaciones in the space