4.5 star rating: Recommended 48 Reviews

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  • Location:Cusco, Peru
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Cusco City Sightseeing Tour

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.


  • 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 July 2015

Great tour guide and we had a small group. You see sights in Cusco City ONLY. This tour does not include going to Sacsayhuman or Christo Blanco.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was quite interesting and offered insights into the City culture and surrounding environs. Again, we had a very interesting tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Tour was very comprehensive, well organized and enjoyable. The tour gave us a very good overview of the city of Cusco, which allowed us to return to sites we liked the next day. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about Cusco and Incan culture. She was very articulate and personable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was excellent and we had a very good guide. There were only two of us on the bus so we had very attentive guide and we were able to ask lots of questions and our knowledgeable guide was able to answer all our questions.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The tour was excellent. Vida was very knowledgable and accommodating.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Beautiful city, with a lots of history. Very informative tour, and the guide was great.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Fantastic, well organized and very informative. A great 3 hours to explore Cusco highlights!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Great guide, former professor of Inca art and history. Could not ask for a more knowledgeable guide. Learned more than had ever hoped or expected on the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Very informative guide! 4 hours is perfect for this tour. It took us a day to get used to the elevation here before going on this tour. Highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

The guide was great- funny, and tried to keep everyone interested. Would recommend this tour.

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