Explore the city with our Walking Tour! Discover the hidden treasures of this magical city with our walking tours. Our expert guides will take you through its famous historical sites, monuments, plazas, and alleys while providing you with a detailed description of the city's culture and history. Enjoy the beauty of Cusco with this educational and cultural tour, where you can explore the highlights of this beautiful city. Embark on a Walking Tour and indulge in a unique experience!
Cusco is a city full of history and impressive monuments, and a Walking Tour in Cusco is an excellent way to enjoy and explore the history and culture of this beautiful Andean city. The walking tour offers a unique experience, with the opportunity to discover the wonderful historical and architectural sites surrounding the city.
In this Walking Tour in Cusco, we will step by step and up close explore the best of this fantastic city. We will start by enjoying the view of the city from Cristo Blanco, then visit the Sapantiana aqueduct. We will explore the traditional artisans' neighborhood of San Blas and its beautiful and magical streets. Along the way, we will also see the famous Twelve-Angle Stone. We will reach the Plaza de Armas, declared a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO, where we will travel back in time and learn about the historical events before and after 1534. We will continue to Plaza Espinar and finally experience the local customs at the famous San Pedro market.
The Walking Tour in Cusco offers a unique opportunity to explore the city of the Incas.
To start this tour, we will pick you up from your hotel and begin the journey by ascending to the hills of Cusco to visit the Cristo Blanco (White Christ), where you will have a panoramic view of the city and breathtaking scenery. On the way back to the city center, we will pass by the archaeological remains of Sacsayhuaman before walking back to the city of Cusco.
Our first destination is the San Blas neighborhood, a charming and picturesque district that is home to the San Blas Church. It is a neighborhood filled with artisans and their workshops, as well as craft shops. It is full of cafes, restaurants, museums, and art galleries. We will stroll through its narrow and steep streets with old houses, built by the Spanish on important Inca foundations. We will visit the San Blas Church and its famous pulpit, and then make a stop at the renowned Twelve Angle Stone for some photo opportunities.
We will then visit the colonial aqueduct of Sapantiana, derived from the Quechua words "Sanpan" meaning unique and "TIANA" meaning seat. Located at an altitude of 3500 meters above the P'ujru River, it is a hydraulic colonial architecture consisting of four-level arches with probable lithic elements from the Sapantiana huaca, located a few meters away. It was used to channel and transport water from one hilltop to another. You can take plenty of photos and enjoy the beautiful view at this site.
Continuing our tour, we will visit the Inca Museum, also known as the Cusco Archaeological Museum, which houses countless archaeological treasures and artifacts that trace Peru's history from pre-Inca civilizations to the Inca culture.
After the museum visit, we will proceed to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, located in the heart of the city. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a coffee or a meal at the numerous restaurants surrounding the square.
Our last stop will be the local market of San Pedro, where you can experience the vibrant culture of the people of Cusco. This market operates every day of the week and offers a variety of items and products for sale, from local handicrafts to handcrafted foods such as beautiful cakes, fresh juices, delicious cheeses, large breads, tropical fruits, herbs and spices, coca leaves, and even "strange and exotic" products such as bottled snakes and animal heads. These products provide an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture of Cusco. Additionally, the prices of the products are extremely affordable, and the quality is exceptional.
You can take as much time as you want to explore the numerous stalls and enjoy the unique style of this market while shopping for traditional souvenirs. At the end of the
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The oldest part of the market structure was designed by the French architect Gustave Eiffel, who also constructed the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Currently, the market has 45 sections.
The first Mass was celebrated in the city of Cusco starting from 1533, and on January 13, 1536, Pope Paul III established the Diocese of Cusco.
There are 97 benches.
The people in the entire Cusco region treat visitors with kindness and goodwill.
They have the finest textiles made from vicuña and alpaca, as well as high-quality and beautifully designed gold and silver products.
Cusco has a diverse gastronomy, with dishes made from traditional ingredients such as guinea pig, alpaca, and corn. There are numerous places to enjoy a good meal. Additionally, the region is known for its wide variety of organic products.
The convents, mansions, hotels, and museums constitute the most impressive structures from the Inca and colonial periods within the monumental area of the city of Cusco. Its cobblestone streets, facades, balconies, doors, and windows impress the eyes and delight photographers.
As condições climáticas variam dependendo das cidades e da estação do ano em que você decide fazer sua viagem, a altura, a água, a troca de moeda, a voltagem elétrica e muitos outros dados a serem preparados. Esta informação irá ajudá-lo a organizar a sua viagem e aproveitar a sua estadia sem preocupações.
Pela geografia de Perú o clima é variado pelo que lhe recomendamos consultar especificamente sobre a situação climática dos lugares que vai visitar e as datas que vai realizar a viagem.
A hora peruana é GMT-5 horas e é a mesma que a hora normal da zona Este dos Estados Unidos de América.
Os cidadãos da maior parte dos países de América e Europa Ocidental não requerem de visa para visitar o Peru.
Se você é de outro pais lhe recomendamos aproximar-se ao consulado peruano em seu Pais para obter mais Informação.
A moeda oficial de Peru é o “Sol” (S/.) Dividido em 100 cêntimos. Circula em moedas de 0.10, 0.20 e 0.50 cêntimos; e de 1, 2 e 5 Soles. E em bilhetes temos de 10, 20, 50, 100 e 200 Soles.
A voltagem elétrica é de 220 volts, tem uma frequência de 60 hertz e as tomadas elétricas geralmente utilizados são de tipo A, B e C.
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