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Incan Museum
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Rank: 1 About 34

The Incan Museum (Museo Inka) in Cuzco serves as an ancestral reminder to all Peruvians that they are the descendants of an ingenious civilization. Also called the Archeological Museum, the Incan Museum actually...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Calle Ataud und Tucuman, Cuzco, Peru
Type: Museums


1 Cristo Blanco
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Rank: 2 About 34

The statue of Cristo Blanco (White Christ) is located on top of a hill high above Cuzco, Peru, and is only about a ten minute hike from the Sacsayhuamán ruins. The statue depicts Christ extending his arms to the sides, not unlike the statue...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 River rafting in Urubamba, Vilcanota
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Rank: 4 About 34

River rafting is one of Peru's most popular recreational activities. There are several establishments in and around the Cuzco area that offer great rafting tours at affordable prices. These guides are very knowledgeable and will help you navigate...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Urubamba, Peru
Type: Nature and sport


3 Cuesta San Blas and the Hatunrumiyoc
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Rank: 5 About 34

If you're looking for fun and interesting places to go for shopping in Cuzco, Peru, many of the locals will tell you to check out Cuesta San Blas and the Hatunrumiyoc. As tourism is an important aspect of Cuzco culture, there are several great...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cuesta San Blas Cuzco, Peru
Type: Stores and shopping malls


4 Extreme sports in Action Valley
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Rank: 6 About 34

For an uncontrollable burst of adrenaline in Peru, look no further than Action Valley. Located just a little more than ten kilometers outside of Cuzco, Action Valley attracts thrill seekers from all over the world. The official Action Valley...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Sta. Teresa Street Nº 325, Cusco
Type: Nature and sport


5 Iglesia de San Francisco
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Rank: 7 About 34

The Iglesia de San Francisco, in Cuzco, is one of Peru's more conservative looking churches. Built in the 1500's, this church is one of the few houses of prayer in the area that didn't have to be rebuilt after a colossal earthquake...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cuzco, Peru
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Historic Centre
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Rank: 8 About 34

The historic center of Cuzco, Peru, was designed and used by the Incas. Meticulously preserved, this area of the city is situated just west of Jardin Sagrado (Sacred Garden). While the ancient inhabitants began the...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Inca Trail 2 days.
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Rank: 9 About 34

Inca Trail 2 days, 1 night An easy but amazing trek! If you are short on time (or energy!!!) you can still enjoy part of the Inca Trail , visit  the most beautiful inca site of the whole inca...

Reviewed by: inca land adventures
Type: Tours


7 Local crafts at Plaza San Blas
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Rank: 10 About 34

Plaza San Blas is known as the artistic center of Cuzco, Peru. There are several opportunities to find artwork, trinkets, and authentic Peruvian keepsakes here. The area also offers several other things to see and do, including art galleries, craft...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Tandapata, Cuzco, Peru
Type: Stores and shopping malls


8 Santa Clara
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Rank: 11 About 34

Constructed in the mid-16th century, the Iglesia y Monasterio (Church and Monastery) de Santa Clara was designed by famous South American architect Brother Manuel Pablo. The exterior is interesting because the...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cuzco, Peru
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Fully Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
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Rank: 12 About 34

Fully Inca Trail to Machu Picchu bronce service 4d/3n     

Reviewed by: inca land adventures
Type: Tours


9 Museo de Arte Religioso
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Rank: 13 About 34

Situated in the subtle but gorgeous street of Hatunrumliyoc in Cuzco, Peru, the Museo de Arte Religioso occupies the former palace of the Archbishop of Cuzco. However, the building was also home to other historically celebrated individuals,...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Herrajes, Cusco, Peru
Type: Museums


10 Wimpillay
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Rank: 15 About 34

Situated in the southwest region of the ancient Inca Empire in Cuzco, Wimpillay is significant to Peru both historically and culturally. In 1993 the area was declared as an official archeological excavation site of...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cuzco, Peru
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Hiking Trail day trips from Cuzco
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Rank: 16 About 34

Cuzco has some of the best options for hiking in of Peru. Perhaps the best-known is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, as the ending point is the famously mysterious city in the sky. Machu Picchu is an anomaly because it's an entire city built...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Nature and sport


12 Plaza de Armas
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Rank: 17 About 34

Some might call it the center stage of Cuzco. Plaza de Armas, better known to the locals as “square of the warrior,” is a site of common knowledge not just for Peruvians, but for all Latin Americans. It...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Plateros, Cusco, Peru
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Pre-Columbian Art Museum MAP
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Rank: 18 About 34

Although the Pre-Columbian Art Museum (MAP) in Cuzco was just recently established in 2003, the building itself acts as an artistic and historic reminder of ancient civilizations that once called Peru home. In 1450 AD, it served as a formal court...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Plaza de las Nazarenas 231, cusco, PERÚ
Type: Museums


13 Profile of Cuzco major shopping centers
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Rank: 19 About 34

There are several great places for shopping in Cuzco, Peru. In fact, one can easily just go for a stroll and find outstanding stores and shops to buy clothes and souvenirs. However, you will definitely want to nail down the locations and...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Stores and shopping malls


Qoyllur Rit'i
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Rank: 20 About 34

Each year the people of the district of Ocongate (Quispicanchis) perform a ritual whose external aspect appears to be the image of Christ, but whose real objective is to bring Man closer to Nature. The ritual, associated...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Machu Picchu: One of the Wonders of the World
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Rank: 21 About 34

The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is the star attraction of Cuzco. Discovered in 1911 by US explorer Hiram Bingham, the citadel is deemed one of the world's finest examples of landscape architecture. Machu Picchu...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Colegio La Merced
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Rank: 22 About 34

With its motto translating to “Free to Release,” the Colegio La Merced de Cuzco (The Mercy College of Cusco) exists in Peru to provide education to those who wish to...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Tupac Amaru, Cuzco, Peru
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 El Ovalo
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Rank: 23 About 34

There are several great things to do and see in the El Ovalo neighborhood of Cuzco, Peru. This historical area is best-known for its vicinity to Estadio Inca Garcialso de la Vega, the city's principal sports...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Inca Trail
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Rank: 24 About 34

Fully Private gold service  Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4d/3n  

Reviewed by: inca land adventures
Type: Tours


16 Plaza Tupac Amaru
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Rank: 25 About 34

Located just east of the center of Cuzco, Peru, Plaza Tupac Amaru is situated in the El Ovalo neighborhood of the famous city. The Plaza is a monumental park, dedicated to Túpac Amaru II, perhaps the most important figure in...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Cusco, Peru
Type: Parks and gardens


Inti Raymi
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Rank: 26 About 34

The Winter Solstice in the southern hemisphere and the local harvests are the driving force behind the greatest, most majestic pre-Hispanic ceremony to render homage to the sun. Today, the Inti Raymi festival evokes the splendid Inca ritual...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


17 Hiram Bingham Train
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Rank: 27 About 34

The Hiram Bingham Train is known as the most luxurious way for a journey from Cusco and Machu Picchu. For lots of visitors, a trip to Machu Picchu is like a once in a lifetime experience. The Train service assures that such a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cuzco, Peru
Type: Tours

Neighbouring places: Cuzco


Urubamba - 18.1 mi

Urubamba is a small town situated beside the Urubamba River in Peru. The town is situated near the ruins of the Inca Empire. The town is situated one hour from Cusco. The Urubamba town is the largest town situated in the Sacred Valley and is...

Distance: 29.1
City: Urubamba

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