Location

Map of the house of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

It is located on the corner of Garcilaso Street and Heladeros street.


Description

This house originated in the early years of the conquest, was built over an Inca wall, with Spanish-Indian hybrid character, must have a cover of this period of transition, spacious and comfortable for the transit of gentlemen on horseback. The property was in course of time, improved, up to beauty, spaciousness and comfort that looks today.
The plant is organized around a central courtyard which becomes the center that links the functions of the house, forming four main halls, the rooms open onto the courtyards they relate to each other directly or through brokers, only items vary according to the new decorative style.
The plant is organized around a central courtyard which becomes the center that links the functions of the house, forming four main halls, the rooms open onto the courtyards they relate to each other directly or through brokers, only items vary according to the new decorative style.

garcilaso de la vega's house

Attractions

This beautiful house today is the "Regional History Museum" in the city of Cusco. One of the most visited museum in the city because there is, large collection of relics from the pre Inca: its pottery, painting, metals, textiles, etc.


Shedule

Opening hours:
Monday to Sunday from 08:00 to 18:00 hrs (not addressed holidays calendar)
Cost:
The entry to the Regional Historical Museum is included in the Touristic Ticket (forbidden to be sold separately).