Discover the beauty of the capital of the Incan Empire, the incredible city of Cusco. Follow the roads from the city's main plaza, once thought to be the center of the world, and visit the Temple of the Sun as well as the Convent of Santo Domingo.
What to Expect
Begin your city tour at the bustling San Cristobal Plaza, and enjoy some incredible panoramic views of the city before making your way to the San Peters Market. Soak in its local flavors and to learn about the region's local products, and then head over to the dazzling Qurikancha temple. The temple – whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” – was one of the most revered temples in the city, with walls and floors once covered in solid gold.
Continue the tour with a visit to the Santo Domingo Church, and then walk from the artisan neighborhood of San Blas to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. To end the tour, walk to the city's Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its beautiful colonial masterpieces.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Professional guide
- Entrance fees to Qoricancha and the Cathedral
Know Before You Go
Please keep these articles in mind:
• Raincoat or poncho
• Comfortable shoes
• Sun glasses
• Camera, batteries, memory cards or film