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  • Location: Cusco, Peru
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Discover the magic and beauty of Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire. The flawlessly built Incan roads spread to all regions from the “Plaza” which was thought of as the center of the world. Visit the Temple of the Sun, the Convent of Santo Domingo and the famous Cusco Cathedral with its Cuzqueno paintings.

Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tour of Cusco
  • Visit the San Pedro market, Temple of the Sun and Convent of Santo Domingo
  • Learn about the history and heritage of the Inca people

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What You Can Expect

Cusco City Sightseeing Tour

Cusco City Sightseeing Tour

Your sightseeing tour begins at the San Cristobal main square we'll you'll enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Then, you'll visit the San Pedro market and browse through the local products. Your guided visit continues to the Temple of the Sun, “El Korikancha”.

There are some stories which claim that when conquerors arrived in Cusco, this temple was completely laminated in gold. Inside, you can admire the perfectly shaped stones and the way conquerors built what is currently the Convent of Santo Domingo, on the base of this Inca temple.

Then you'll head to the Artisans’ Quarters of San Blas to visit its church and its particularly impressive carved woodwork. On your way to the Cathedral,you'll stop by the Hatun Rumiyoc street where the famous twelve angular stone is. In the Cathedral, you'll have the opportunity to see its beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings before heading back to your Cusco hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The guide was excellent. He was extremely knowledgeable of the history of the area and of the sites. And he had a very pleasant and friendly personality.

Antonino P
Costa Rica

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Very interesting

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