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Cusco City Small-Group Tour
"Your tour starts with a walking tour visiting the principal local market San Pedro. After that you will walk around Cusco’s city center visiting the beautiful main square and the Cathedral of Cusco which holds many archaeological artifacts and relics. Among them is a famous painting of the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata showing Christ and the apostles eating a guinea pig.Continue your tour to the huge Inca ceremonial center of Sacsayhuaman which overlooks the city of Cusco. Then visit another important Inca site known as Qenqo
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Small-Group City Tour of Cusco
"The tour begins as we pick you up from your hotel for an intensive visit in and around the city of Cusco with a focus on the phenomenal Inca constructions. We begin with Cusco’s Cathedral then onto Qoricancha and the archaeological sites on the outskirts of the city. The ancient sectors of Sacsayhuaman Qenqo Puca Pucara y Tambomachay and our return to the city our transportation will leave you near the main square.At night we can visit on our own the city of Cusco and its famous traditional streets of San Blas."""
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Small Group Half-Day City Tour of Cusco
"Your tour begins in the afternoon with a pick up from your centrally located Cusco Hotel. From there you'll visit the cathedral with its fabulous art: paintings and works in carved cedar wood gilded with gold and silver leaves. You'll also see the Temple ""The Enclosure of Gold"" with its perfect stonework and architecture reflecting the fact that it was the most important and most sacred temple during the Incan empire.Next you'll visit the Incan remains of temples Sacsayhuaman which is a wonder of the world where the cyclopean stones of more than 100 tons fit so perfectly that one cannot introduce a knife between them. Next stop you'll go to Qenqo which was dedicated to Mother Earth and the four natural elements. Your final stop will be to see Puca Pucara's Archaeological site and the baths of Tambomachay. The temple where the water was worshiped. Once your tour is over
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La Catedral

A definite must see. It towers over and dominates the Plaza De Armas. Inside you get a feel for what happened to all the Inca gold and silver. The altars inside are fantastic! Made of silver and gold....
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Jim_Eliason
Jul 11, 2012

Cusco Cathedral

The Cusco Cathedral was completed in 1654 and took almost 100 years to build. It is located on one side of the Plaza de Armas and is the main church of the Archdiocese of Cusco. The location for both...
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al2401
Dec 13, 2011

La Catedral - Cusco's main Cathedral

Cusco's main Cathedral may not be as impressive on the outside as Inglesia de la Compania just across the Plaza, but inside it is the more beautiful of the two churches. Construction started in 1560...
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littlesam1
Jun 14, 2011

See a Last Supper Painting with a Guinea Pig

The Cusco Cathedral was built in 1550 in the Baroque Style, right on the foundations of the palace of Inca Wirachocha. I decided to visit this church really early in the morning at 6 AM and there were...
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jumpingnorman
Feb 19, 2009

La Catedral

One of the main things to see in the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral is an interesting place to visit. It first started as a smaller church which is now one of the chappels within the Cathedral. It was...
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Urzu
Jul 28, 2008

La Catedral and templo Compania de Jesus

This is where we started our organized tour. Ot was very interesting to hear how the Cathedral was built and to learn about the Cusqueno artists that painted the canvas' and did the wood work in these...
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malianrob
Dec 05, 2007

Catedral - Cathedral

Lo que normalmente se llama Catedral está formado por ella misma y por "dos capillas"la de El Triunfo y la de Jesús, María y José que es por la que normalmente se entra para visitarlaDe estilo...
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elpariente
Mar 03, 2007

Main Square Cathedral

I was completely amazed by the sheer size of the Cathedral in Cusco. There are so many different chapels and rooms that you could almost get lost!! It's not in the same league as St Peter's in Rome...
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nattybabe
Feb 04, 2007

The Cathedral

The cathedral, built in 1550 and located in the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas contains over 400 12th century paintings done by the members of the renowned Cusco School. The “Lord of the...
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kucha
Jun 08, 2006

The cathedral

The cathedral was built on top of the foundation of Inca Wirachocha’s Palace. Stones from the Saqsaywaman site were used in it’s construction. The cathedral in Cusco is very impressive and ornate. It...
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lashr1999
May 21, 2006

The Old Cathedral

An impressive cathedral that was built on the remains of an incan temple. Walking through the Cathedral is an interesting mix of Incan ruins and old colonial church. Hours are Mon-Sat 10-11:30am and...
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Boca24
Oct 15, 2005

One Big Church

The Catedral del Cusco is one big church. It has an impressive collection of Icons, Paintings and other religious artifacts. In particular there is the Our Savior of the Earthquake, who supposedly was...
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MrRandMcnally
Aug 06, 2005
 
 
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The Rainbow Mountain Tour

A couple of weeks ago, some friends and I decided to visit the famous Rainbow Mountain, a nice colorful mountain located in the southeast of Cusco region. This place is so intriguing since displays...
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