Cusco City Sightseeing Tour

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Cusco City Sightseeing Tour information and booking

from
$49
Duration
4 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from Cusco hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:00pm
Time of departure
2:00pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover the magic and beauty of Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire. The flawlessly built Incan roads spread to all regions from the “Plaza” which was thought of as the center of the world. Visit the Temple of the Sun, the Convent of Santo Domingo and the famous Cusco Cathedral with its Cuzqueno paintings.

Your sightseeing tour begins at the San Cristobal main square we'll you'll enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Then, you'll visit the San Pedro market and browse through the local products. Your guided visit continues to the Temple of the Sun, “El Korikancha”.

There are some stories which claim that when conquerors arrived in Cusco, this temple was completely laminated in gold. Inside, you can admire the perfectly shaped stones and the way conquerors built what is currently the Convent of Santo Domingo, on the base of this Inca temple.

Then you'll head to the Artisans’ Quarters of San Blas to visit its church and its particularly impressive carved woodwork. On your way to the Cathedral,you'll stop by the Hatun Rumiyoc street where the famous twelve angular stone is. In the Cathedral, you'll have the opportunity to see its beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings before heading back to your Cusco hotel.

What's included

  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to qoricancha and the cathedral (usd 19.60)
  • Food and drinks