Cusco, Peru, Travel
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Top Things To Do In Cusco, Peru

1) Mercado San Pedro

You can find anything in Mercado san Pedro. From dry meat to a great variety of cheese and Chuta bread to any kind of fruit you can imagine.

2) Plaza de Armas

Lively urban gathering place offering colonial arcades, a cathedral, gardens & a central fountain. 

Did you know: In Inca times, the plaza, called Huacaypata or Aucaypata, was the heart of the capital.

3) Mirador de San Blas

4) Cusco Cathedral

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, also known as Cusco Cathedral, is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco. The cathedral is located on the Plaza de Armas.(Via Wikipedia )

Built during the 16th & 17th centuries, this grand cathedral is filled with colonial paintings.

5) Museo Inka

Folksy collection of Inca art, artifacts & architecture in a modest, old-fashioned environment.
Address: Ataud 154, Cusco 08000, Peru


6) Dinner at Limo

The Limo Restaurant offers wonderful Peruvian fusion and novo-Andean cuisine on Cusco’s Main Square.

Limo’s kitchen is a reflection of the rich gourmet tradition currently on trend in Peru  making this restaurant one of the best in Cusco.  Learn more.. (Via

Shown here, Limo's Lomo Saltado.

For more information, visit Limo's website at 

Phone: +51 084 254753



7) Horseback riding tour around Sacsayhuaman

Enjoy magnificent scenery and fascinating visits to Incan archaeological sites on this half-day horseback riding adventure from Cusco. Mount up for your ride with a horseman, who will lead you to the ruins of Qenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman where can wander on your own.

8) Visit the Pisco Museum

Open everyday from 11:00am – 1:00am – Our Kitchen Too!

Phone: (+51) 84-262709

9) Twelve Angle Stone

The Twelve angle stone is an archeological artefact in Cuzco, Peru. It was part of a stone wall of an Inca palace, and is considered to be a national heritage object. The stone is currently part of a wall of the palace of the Archbishop of Cuzco. Wikipedia 


10) Where to stay? JW Marriott El Convento

Chic hotel rooms in a restored stone convent built around Incan ruins, plus courtyard dining.


Address: Esquina de la y, Calle San Agustin & Ruinas, Cusco 08000, Peru

Phone: +51 84 582200


11) Explore The Southern Valley

12) Learn How To Cook Authentic Peruvian Cuisine

13) Visit Machu Picchu

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Until next trip, 

About The Author

Mariella Molestina Noboa

Mariella loves to write about her adventures in traveling and continues to explore new places. - Learn more. 


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