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CUSCO PERU

At the moments of the travelers choose Travel to Cusco Peru as their next destination, they will have one goal in mind, is to know the mystic city of Cusco, every Inca monument, the Main Square & the cathedral; the museums, its architectural complex, between others are impregnate of history. But the main point is definitely; Travel […]

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NIGHTLIFE IN CUSCO

MAMA AFRICA Address: Portal d Harinas 191 2nd floor – cusco Phone number: 84 246544 Open from 3:30 PM – 7:00 AM Services: Disco, Bar and Restaurant, Movies, Live Shows Ukukus Disco Address : Plateros 316 Phone number: 84 233445 open from 8:00 PM – 7:00 AM Services: Disco, Bar and Restaurant Live Shows Garabato […]

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RESTAURANTS IN SACRED VALLEY

At the following list there is selection of restaurants recommended by the travelers   RESTAURANTS IN SACRED VALLEY  AND OLLANTAYTAMBO Tunupa Valley Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian food, Italian, Fusion Address: Kilometro 77 Carretera Pisaq – Ollantaytambo El Albergue Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian, Typical food and fusion Good for: Families with teenagers, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Entertaining clients Offers: Breakfast / Brunch, Lunch, […]

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RESTAURANTS IN CUSCO

RESTAURANTS IN CUSCO Marcelo Batata Restaurant Cuisine Peruvian fusión Good for: Families with children, Large groups, local cuisine, Entertaining clients. Offers: Dining, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert Address: Calle Palacio 121, Cusco, Perú Inka Grill Cuisine Contemporánea, Internacional, Peruana, Pizza Good for: Families with children, large groups, local cuisine, Entertaining clients. Offers: Breakfast / Brunch, Reservations, Late Night Portal de Panes 115, Cusco, Perú […]

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GASTRONOMY OF CUSCO

Timpo “Timpo” (Quechua timpu: boil), delicious soup, stew prepared by boiling a piece of beef brisket, lamb head, bacon, plus cabbage, potatoes, moraya, chickpeas, rice, yams, peaches, pears and yuccas. Broth is served separately from other things, which are covered on the plate with the cabbage leaves. Chuño “Chuño Cola” stew of Inca origin. Delicious soup made […]

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CUSCO FESTIVITIES

Feast of Ollantaytambo / January 6th Ollantaytambo, Feast of the Magic king’s, religious processions, great typical dances. Feast of San Sebastian / January 20th San Sebastian, patron of the religious festival of the people, great folk dances and a feast of food and fruits. Ch’iaraje / January 20th Canas Province, District Yanaoca (Community of Checca). […]

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Shopping in Cusco City

Art Gallery García Address: Plazoleta San Blas 614. Telf.: 23-5075 / 24-3043. Galería de Arte “Lo Angel” Address: Calle Hatunrumíyoc 495. Phone number: 084- 24-3189. open from: 10:00 to 19:00 hrs. Galería de Arte Auki Address: Cuesta San Blas 500. Phone number: 084 – 24-8284. Open from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00 […]

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Churchs in Cusco

The Cathedral The majestic cathedral of Cusco is located in the Plaza de Armas was built on Wiraqocha Quiswarqancha or palace with stones from the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. It is believed that the church began the year of 1.560 and finished almost a hundred years later. The interior was renovated in the year 2000, is […]

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By Train in Cusco

If you travel from Puno to Cusco and vice verse there is available the Andean Explorer train: • Departure: Wanchaq station (Cusco) • Travel time: 10 Hours. • Arrival: Puno Station Departures: • From April to October: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. • From November to March: Monday, Wenesday and Saturday. Includes : Travel by train between Cuzco and Lake Titicaca (or vice versa), lunch […]

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Flights Frequency in Cusco

LAN Airlines ( LA) Lima – Cusco – Lima Flights frequency :Every day departs 14 daily flights From Lima to Cusco flights departs Since 5:25 am to 15:50 hrs From Cusco to Lima flights departs since 7:10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The flights take 1 hour 15 minutes TACA Airlines (TA) Lima – Cusco – […]

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Types of weather in Cusco

Humid Climates: The valleys of Pillcopata and Araza to have average temperatures around 30 ° to the maximum, an average of 23 ° and 25 ° in and an average of 20 ° to the minimum.Dry Climates: The Apurimac River basin has an average temperature between 17 º and 18 º. With a maximum temperature […]

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MUSEUMS IN CUSCO

Incan Museum The Museo Inka (Incan Museum), also known as the Archaeological Museum of Cusco, contains artifacts that trace Peruvian history from pre-Inca civilizations and Inca culture to the impact of the Conquest and colonial times on these native cultures. The museum’s exhibits include ceramics, textiles, vases, jewelry, architectural models, and an interesting collection (reputed […]

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URUBAMBA PERU

Urubamba city is today one of the most beautiful cities of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. This city has a perfect climate all year long and has amazing landscapes with a panoramic view of the valley and the towering peaks of the Cordillera Vilcanota. It’s a great place to practice adventure tourism: hiking, canoeing, mountain […]

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Tambomachay Information

TAMBOMACHAY.- Located 7km from Cusco at 3,700 meters above sea level, this site was popularly known as the “Inca’s Baths”. Researchers believe Tambomachay was an important center of worship of water. It is an archaeological complex made up of well-crafted canals, walls and windows which show the Incas’ extraordinary architectural talents and their in-depth knowledge […]

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Coricancha Information

CORICANCHA The famous Sun Temple of Qosqo was and is in practice a synthesis of the Inkan organization, architecture and religion; that had already reached the summit of their level by 1438. It possibly represented the “Navel of the World”; therefore, the world’s center in the pre-Hispanic Andean Cosmovision. According to our history, it was […]

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Pisac

Pisac is located 33 kilometers from the city of Cusco, Peru. His archaeological site is one of the largest in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is located east of the Cordillera de Vilcabamba. As was customary in Inca architecture, cities were built based on figurative designs of animals. Pisac, was shaped like a […]

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Cusco Altitude

Cusco altitude is about 3.399 m, for that reason is considered as one of the highest cities in the world. Located in the southeastern of Peru, includes areas of the Andes and high jungle. The city of Cuzco is located more than 3000 meters over the sea level. Altitude sickness or also known as Soroche can […]

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Aguas Calientes Information

General Information The Town of Aguas Calientes Located on the banks of the Vilcanota River, between mountains that rise like green walls over 400 meters, this small town is a large open-air bazaar. Also known as Machu Picchu town, Aguas Calientes is a charming district, located 110 kilometers from the city of Cusco. It is […]

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PISAC MARKET

Situated At the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru is the village of Pisac. It is strategically located as it is a place of passage for most travelers from Cusco to Machu Pichu. Due to its excellent location, the village is famous for its craft market, where offers the visitors the […]

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PUCA PUCARA INFORMATION

PUCA PUCARA.- This construction is located 6km from Cusco. “Puca” in Quechua means “Red” and “Pucara” means “Fortress-Watchtower. Located at a strategic point along the road to the Antisuyo (the jungle part of the Inca empire), it also served as a checkpoint on the Inca road and was a military and administrative center. Pucapucara is […]

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