The Lord of Huanca: Center of Pilgrimage and Spirituality in Cusco.
The Lord of Huanca is the image of the martyred Christ that causes great fervor and devotion among the Catholics of Cusco and Peru. Every year in the month of September the faithful go to Huanca, a place located about 50 km from the city of Cusco and that according to the devotees, is the place that God chose to live.
From the city of Cusco, there are two ways to get to the sanctuary of Señor de Huanca. The most common route is by the Cusco - Oropesa - San Salvador highway, the trip takes approximately 50 minutes.
Another way to reach the Señor de Huanca is with a hike that lasts between 4 and 5 hours, for which you will have to start from the district of San Jerónimo in the city of Cusco.