Cusco City Tours

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the Incan culture in the millenary city of Cusco, the “Navel of the World.” Our tour covers the most important archeological sites within Cusco : The Cathedral, the Incan Temple of the Sun “Qorikancha”, and also the Incan archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Pucapucara fortress located 30mins from the city.

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THE CATHEDRAL:
The Cathedral, also known as The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, is the principal temple in the city of Cusco. The tour starts in the cathedral, continues along the Church of Triumph and fnishes at the adjacent Church of the Sacred Family.

QORIKANCHA:
The tour continues with a visit to the most important Inka temple, the Qorikancha. The Temple of the Sun was the center of the complex Incan religion, that considered Cusco the Holy City of the Incas. Here it´s still possible to notice the advanced engineering and architectural techniques developed by the Incan priests.

SACSAYHUAMAN:
This Incan archeological site is known as the “Ceremonial Temple of Sacsayhuaman.” Here you can observe huge megalithic walls that are among the greatest architectural works of the Incan empire. Located about 2 kilometers outside the city, this site also offers incomparable panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas.500075158

QENQO.
This Inca temple, dedicated to magical-religious rituals, is of particular interest due to its semicircular amphitheater and subterranean alleys.

TAMBOMACHAY.
This temple was built for the cult of water, as well as a place of retreat for the Inca King. It boasts a series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls that come from wholes in the rocks. Even today, the main source of the water remains unknown.

PUCAPUCARA:
This archeological site was a military fortress with large walls, terraces, and steps. It formed an important part of the defense of Cusco.

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1 day

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