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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Cusco

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Historical Places in Cusco

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    Sacsayhuaman , Cusco
    Marvel at the walls of Sacsayhuaman, an ancient fortified complex constructed of huge, megalithic stones. Although the wildly varying shapes
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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 Inca
    Tours from $36
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    Plaza de Armas , Cusco
    Whether under the hot sun of day or bright lights at night, Plaza de Armas serves as Cusco's beating heart around the clock. Shops, restauran
    Tours from $20
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    Winay Wayna , Machu Picchu
    One of the most impressive sites along the Inca Trail, the ruins of Winay Wayna give a good representation of daily life in the settlement. C
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    Standing proudly over Cusco's main square since 1654, Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion remains one of the c
    Tours from $27
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    Where to stay in Cusco

    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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