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Walking In The City – 1/2Day

Walking In The City – 1/2Day

Overview

This is an exceptional way to get to know Cusco, you will walk in their narrow streets and colonial squares to visit  Cusco’s remarkable historical center, such as the Ancient Temple of the Sun wich is Coricancha, the imposing cathedral of Cusco and its precious works of Colonial art, the neighborhood of San Blas very popular for its narrow streets and blue balconies that are home to many recognized artist by their relationship with beautiful galleries, and the local market of San Pedro that will amaze you with the variety of  products full of colors and aromas.

  • Departures: Daily
  • Duration: half-day
  • Availability: In private service.

Places to Visit

  • Cathedral of Cusco
  • Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun)
  • San Pedro local Market
  • San Blas Neighborhood.
  • Twelve sided stone

Detailed

Starting Time

  • Private Service: (9:00 – 13:00) or (13:30 – 18:00)

DESCRIPTION OF THE PLACES TO VISIT

Cathedral of Cusco

Located in the main Square of the city, is a jewel of colonial architecture and it was erected over ancient Inca palaces of the Kiswarcancha and the Suntur Wasi. The construction of the present church started in 1559 and lasted until 1669 . in its interior keeps and impressionant artistic work which combine different icons of the Andean religiosity with the Christian religion. And a clear example is the painting of the last supper with Andean elements as the guinea pig (cuy) that appears on the table replacing the lamb. and many other more that decorate the walls of the Cathedral, all of them belong to the artistic current called now the cuzquenian school painted during the XVII and XVIII century, In addition there are beautiful altars gilded with gold and some of them with silver plates and there are beautiful religious images of saints and virgins elaborated by talented indigenous hands. That decorated the chapels of the church

Qoricancha the sun temple

Located within the city of Cusco, the ancient temple of Coricancha was the most important sacred Inca temple where worshipped various gods especially the Inti (Sun). Its precincts finely carved in stone and perfectly joined, were once richly adorned with golden and silver plates and housed the embalmed bodies of the Inca kings dressed in their most precious jewels. With the arrival of the conquistadors, The Qoricancha was stripped of its wealth and some of its precincts were knocked down to build the colonial church of Santo Domingo. But it is still possible to admire its solid walls stony witnesses of a glorious past.

San Pedro Market

Located a few blocks from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, is an unmissable destination for visitors who want a direct experience with the local people and their customs. San Pedro market offers a variety of local products such as fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, juices, breads, handicraft and many interesting things. A place where you can buy and enjoy local fruits like Chirimoya, lucuma and local breads called chutas.

San Blas Neighborhood

A traditional neighborhood near the main square of Cusco, San Blas is known as the artisans district and, through its narrow streets and colonial houses painted in white with blue balconies, you will find many art galleries with replicas of the colonial Cuzquenian painting school and religious imagery of world-renowned local artists.

Included / Not Included

Includes

  • Pick Up from your Hotel
  • Entrances fees.
  • Professional guide

Not included

  • Extra expenses.

What You Need

  • Camera, jacket, sun hat, sunglasses, rain poncho.

Prices

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