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Cusco City & Archaeological Ruins Tour

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Tour Description

Visit to the city of Cusco, also called the Imperial City, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The excursion starts at Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and center of worship of the Sun God, on the site of which the Dominicans ordered a church to be built surviving to this day. Then to the Main Square, where you will visit the cathedral, the most important religious building in the city. The tour continues to Sacsayhuamán Fortress, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Next to Kenko, where the sun, moon and stars were worshiped. Visit to Puca-Pucara, which may have been a “tambo” or rest and lodging place for the Inca. Finally, you will visit the Inka’s expression art workshop, where you can appreciate how different Peruvian natural products are used (such as plants, fruits, vegetables among others) and you will discover their nutritional, curative and cosmetic properties.

 Tour Notes

  • Tour times dependent on air
  • comfortable walking shoes recommended

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