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Pre-Columbian Art Museum, Cusco
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See a collection of art and artifacts at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, a heritage center that sensitively and sympathetically details the artistic progress and cultural development of natives before the colonial era. Built on the site an Incan ceremonial court, the museum's main building was designed as a colonial mansion in 1580. A historic monument of Cusco reopened as a museum in 2003, the building  now displays a collection of artworks and objects from the pre-Columbian times. Take a tour of the museum to see the finely sculpted jewelry, ornate pots, and ceremonial masks made by native cultures between 1250 BCE and 1532 CE. To visit Pre-Columbian Art Museum and get the most from your holiday in Cusco, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cusco itinerary maker.
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  • Nice little museum, small but outstanding collection from several pre-Colombian cultures, heavy on ceramics. Be sure to read the labels, they are informative and poetic. 
  • Is a museum which contains many years of history and not only focuses on the famous Inca people. There are a lot of things from other cultures and populations that deserve to be known. It is worth visiting!
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  • It is a museum which visits Cuzco have to go to appreciate it, in addition you can find the restaurant map coffee which is one of the best in Cuzco.
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