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Ruins in Cuzco
Saqsaywaman
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It is a spectacular fortress, or temple as it´s called now, built with huge carved rocks laid together with absolute precision. Al
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Cathedrals in Cuzco
Cusco Cathedral
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The "Cathedral Basilica of the Virgin of the Assumption" was built between 1560 and 1664. Its outstanding reddish color was from t
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Ruins in Pisac
Parque Arqueológico de Pisac
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This town's name derives from the Quechua word p'isaqa pisaq, meaning partridge, very abundant bird in this area. The new town was
Squares in Cuzco
Plaza de Armas (Huacaypata)
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The Armas Plaza is the main square in the center of Cuzco. After having been the center of the ancient Inca empire. Here are some
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Historical Monuments in Cuzco
Twelve Angled Stone (Hatun Rumiyoc)
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In the pictures you can see the famous stone of twelve angles, an example of Incan stone work mastery. The stone is known for its
Temples in Cuzco
Qorikancha (Convent of Santo Domingo)
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The Qorikancha Site was the largest temple of the Inca empire. It was looted during the Spanish conquest and a church was built in
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Ruins in Cuzco
Tambomachay
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Tambomachay is eight kilometres from Cusco and one kilometre from Puca-Pucara, on the slopes of a hill. The name comes from two Qu
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Archaeological Sites in Maras
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Ruins in Cuzco
Q'inqu
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Q'enqo is an Incan temple that is dedicated to Pachamama, Mother Nature. It is 1 km from the ruins of the ancient city of Sacsayhu
Ruins in Cuzco
Puka Pukara Inca Ruins
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About 7km from Cusco, you'll find this mystical place whose name means "red fortress" in Quechua because of the tone of the rocks
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Churches in Cuzco
Church of the Society of Jesus
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The Church of the Society of Jesus was built by the Jesuits in 1576 and it is considered one of the best examples of colonial baro
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Ruins in Sicuani
Templo de Virachocha - Raqchi
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According to the chroniclers Wiraqocha Temple was built by the Inca Wiraqocha in homage to the Superior Invisible God of Andean pe
Ruins in Cuzco
Piquillacta
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We strolled through the Sacred Valley and visited Piquillacta. Very mysterious and interesting, this city is bigger than Machu Pic
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Squares in Cuzco
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Historical Monuments in Cuzco
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Churches in Urubamba
Colonial Church of Chinchero
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Leaving the city of Cuzco, we walk to the "Sacred Valley". This valley was sacred to the Incas and the Spanish. Besides this lovel
Statues in Cuzco
White Christ
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The White Christ (or Cristo Blanco) is a colossal statue located in one of the highest areas of Cuzco: Cerro Pukamoko (3600m.). Yo
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