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10 Important Things To Known Before Visiting Machu Picchu

10 Important Things To Known Before Visiting Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is at the top of many bucket lists, and for very good reason! It is most certainly not an overrated tourist trap and is every bit as magical as... read more

Perú lidera el crecimiento de turismo en la región

Perú lidera el crecimiento de turismo en la región

Promperú reveló que en el 2014 se organizaron más de 1,000 eventos internacionales que generaron un impacto económico de US$ 1,042 millones.   La reunión de ministros de Educación de APEC... read more

Architectural Heritage

Architectural Heritage

View of the city from Saksaywaman. Roofs of Colonial architecture. Because of its antiquity and importance, the city center retains many buildings, plazas, streets and churches of pre-Columbian times and colonial... read more

Transportation

Transportation

The city has a major airport, Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, served by multiple airlines, including Avianca and Lan Peru. Transportation The cost of transportation by taxi from the airport to the... read more

Culinary Classes

Culinary Classes

This exclusive tour will take you to a local market in Cuzco and then receive information on Peruvian cuisine during a practical class, the you will have the option to visit... read more

Cuisine

Cuisine

As capital to the Inca Empire, Cusco was an important agricultural region. It was a natural reserve for thousands of native Peruvian species, including around 3,000 varieties of potato cultivated by... read more

Qurikancha and Convent of Santo Domingo

Qurikancha and Convent of Santo Domingo

The Qurikancha (“golden place”) was the most important sanctuary dedicated to the Sun God (Inti) at the time of the Inca Empire. According to ancient chronicles written by Garcilaso de la... read more

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús

This church (Church of the Society of Jesus), whose construction was initiated by the Jesuits in 1576 on the foundations of the Amarucancha or the palace of the Inca ruler Wayna... read more

Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas

Known as the “Square of the warrior” in the Inca era, this plaza has been the scene of several important events, such as the proclamation by Francisco Pizarro in the conquest... read more

Cathedral

Cathedral

The first cathedral built in Cusco is the Iglesia del Triunfo, built in 1539 on the foundations of the Palace of Viracocha Inca. Today, this church is an auxiliary chapel of... read more

Convent and Church of la Merced

Convent and Church of la Merced

Calle Mantas to the right is the belltower of the Iglesia y Convento de La Merced. Convent and Church of la Merced Its foundation dates from 1536. The first complex was destroyed... read more

Hatun Rumiyuq

Hatun Rumiyuq

This street is the most visited by tourists. On the street Hatun Rumiyoq (“the one with the big stone”) was the palace of Inca Roca, which was converted to the Archbishop’s... read more

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