In Cusco, every corner is full of history. Because the ancient capital of Peru (during the Inca Empire), still maintains vestiges of what was the most important power of this ancient civilization.
The ancient history is breathed in every step you take through the streets of its towns, which seem to have stopped in time.
The great jewel of Cusco and Peru: the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu, the final and starting point for all tourists who visit Cusco.
This cultural and natural heritage of humanity was one of the most important religious, cultural and political centers of the Inca empire and those who visit it agree that a unique energy is felt.
But Cusco not only offers Machu Picchu, you can visit: the Huayna Picchu, Sacsayhuamán, Vinicunca, Urubamba, Choquequirao, Laguna Humantay, Ollantaytambo, and the Inca Trail for lovers of trekking.
The options for sightseeing in Cusco are endless. Even in the city itself there are endless activities and attractions to discover: you can begin to learn a little about the history of Cusco through a walk through its Historic Center or the Andean Baroque route, where you can appreciate buildings with the old touch colonial.
The museums are a favorite space for visitors and one that you cannot miss is the Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha). Also, be amazed by the stone of the twelve angles or marvel at the art of the artisans of the San Blas neighborhood. A visit to the colorful San Pedro market can give you an idea of the idiosyncrasies of the people of Cusco.
So, if you are an adventurer, do not think about it too much: Cusco awaits you with open arms. And if you don’t have that wild soul, Cusco is also for you: the city has hotels and restaurants with the highest quality standards, which meet the requirements of the most demanding travelers. Make up your mind now, Cusco is ready to welcome you.