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Awana Kancha

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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
+51 084 632 990
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Awanakancha and Inca Ruins from Cusco
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“gift shop” (16 reviews)
“alpaca wool” (7 reviews)
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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
+51 084 632 990
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First stop of a ten-day trip that included Machupicchu and Lake Titicaca, this museum/gift shop was unexpectedly breathtaking in its superb craftsmanship. I wish I had bought more than an small sample of their weaving. Stunning colors. If you see something that you like, buy...More

Thank sandyj40
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Well this is my second most special thing I did in the sacred valley so far. Up close and personal with the condors, pumas and a large variety of eagles and kites, macaws and monkeys. All rescued. for 10 soles entry it was well worth...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We love to bring traditional, high quality textiles home from our trips and this was one of the Andean weaving communities that we visited upon recommendation from our guide. Upon entering there are llamas and alpacas that you can view and feed. It is quite...More

1  Thank greattripsrw
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum coming into the sacred valley with a private tour guide. He told me the alpacas, llamas - and even vicuña, which can't be herded, are all very well cared for here and that they are promoting the teaching of traditional weaving...More

1  Thank Step v
Reviewed 3 August 2017

After a long day of touring the Sacred Valley, we stopped here at sunset. In the girl’s opinions, we saved the best for last. Highlights there included learning the differences between llamas and alpacas (llamas have longer ears and are roughly twice the size of...More

Thank lukejames52
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a fun place to lean all about different kinds of lama and Vicugna. You can feed and pet the animals. Kids love this place.

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Get up close and see/learn the differences between alpaca's, llama's and vicuna's...and the different types of each! A great photo experience for animal lovers. Weaving demonstrations and textile/cultural exhibitions...very informative & interesting. The shop sells the 'real articles'...and a greater % of your money goes...More

1  Thank chris p
Reviewed 29 June 2017

You can get up close and personal with a variety of Peruvian camelids here. There are plenty of different llamas and what-have-you, all eager to eat from your hands. Kids will have a blast here. You can also learn about how they make and dye...More

1  Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We were able to see llamas and alpacas and learn about their migration to the Americas. By migration I mean Europeans taking them here but their origins lie in the Middle East. This is a quick stop you can feed and take pictures with the...More

2  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We love animals so this was high on our list of things to do. It's a lot of fun. You can feed the llamas, alpacas and other animals. Plus, take fun pictures. There are also women in colorful outfits demonstrating their work. We bought a...More

2  Thank jfillmore4
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30 July 2017|
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Response from jxx9595 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is a bit touristy, but it was fun to see the animals close up. The weaving part was good, and there was no pressure to buy anything. We didn't actually go to the store. And there were good pictures to be had... More
10 October 2016|
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Response from xeriman | Reviewed this property |
We took the train. It's a nice ride and they provide drinks and a snack. I think it was called Inca Rail.