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Qorikancha, Cusco

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#5 of 26 in Museums in Cusco
Head to Qorikancha and learn about the evolution of civilization in Cuzco from pre-Incan to colonial times. Five rooms explain the history of the ancestors who once inhabited these lands. Find samples of Inca pottery, textiles, paintings, sculptures, and musical instruments. Following a visit to the museum, head to the Incan ruins. Find 6 m (16.6 ft) walls that have survived earthquakes thanks to their design. Plan your Qorikancha visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cusco using our Cusco day trip planning tool .
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  • October 7, 2017
    We have done with a guide who in our opinion is needed to understand the history of this place. Well maintained and surprising mixture of architectures
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  • October 3, 2017
    I think this museum was lame and a waste of time. Not enough English texts and just 5 rooms? These objects could be easily placed in the historic museum.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Thanks to an earthquake, it was discovered that under the Church of Santo Domingo, the inca Temple is more important city...
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  • June 9, 2017
    Very cool, free to wander the outside, and that's all you can afford because you've booked a trek. So enjoy! Because it's wonderful, and you haven't met Dead Woman's Pass yet.
  • August 5, 2017
    This serviced as most important Incan temple before Spanish invasion. After invasion Santo Domingo church and convent was built on what was left. You can still see some parts of Incan temple today
  • July 8, 2017
    Beautiful place, a lot of history in one place, ancient Inca's temple, beautiful gardens, it's a must!
  • July 20, 2017
    The entry to this place is 15 soles and well to be frank, it's just not worth the price. There are a few works of art and the church ofcourse.
  • February 23, 2017
    Very impressive site within the city, and one the most important temple in the Inca empire. Dedicated primarily to Inti, the Sun God. It is one of the most revered temples of Cusco.

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One of Peru's most visited cities, Cusco boasts lodgings suitable for every traveler's needs. Scores of hotels ensure plenty of comfortable rooms for tourists coming to explore the nearby archeological sites. Despite the abundance of hotels, room rates remain among the highest in the country, especially during peak season (June to mid-September). Budget-conscious visitors can choose from a range of hostels and small family-run hotels, many located in quiet streets just a walk away from the town's central area.
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