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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets, colonial houses built with walls of Incan stone and numerous art workshops.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (57 reviews)
“art galleries” (22 reviews)
“artisan shops” (20 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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"narrow streets"
in 57 reviews
"art galleries"
in 22 reviews
"artisan shops"
in 20 reviews
"green point"
in 12 reviews
"small plaza"
in 13 reviews
"the main square"
in 39 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 17 reviews
"local artists"
in 10 reviews
"plaza de armas"
in 30 reviews
"street vendors"
in 15 reviews
"nice walk"
in 10 reviews
"walk up"
in 14 reviews
"walk around"
in 14 reviews
"for sale"
in 10 reviews
"cusco city"
in 10 reviews
"church"
in 134 reviews
"fountain"
in 60 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great place. We are in our 50s travelling with our son and his wife in their late 20s. The vibe is great and low key. We spent 6 nights there at 2 places. Proprietors were so accommodating. Watch yourself as the cars come...More

1  Thank Donald L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we came walking to this most picturesque neighborhood, we appreciate the art in pintra and wood that works by hand. It is very quiet and you can find several cafes and spend the trade relaxed in this place

1  Thank Steven J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened upon this little artist community in Cusco and fell in love. There were unique and handmade gifts there, including jewelry, Christmas ornaments and garments. It’s off the beaten path and a nice break from the busy vendors trying to sell there wares.

1  Thank Molly M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very surprised by the very convenient prices I found in San Blas, besides of the beautiful neighborhood it is.

1  Thank anitza c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked from our hotel in the Historic District to San Blas, which is a well worth it climb upwards. On the way, you may take a photo next to the 12-sided stone-- look for the green-tinged wall of Inca stones or you'll miss it!...More

1  Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is uphill from the Plaza de Armas but worth it. Along San Blas are a bunch of artisian shops with the 'real stuff'. The square is very nice, church is beautiful, and there are some nice restaurants on the square. Great for an evening...More

1  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Serene part of the City. Ladies wear traditional cloths with Lamas, expect to pay for a picture taken. Filled with cafes and great studios around.

Thank Danil B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice neighborhood in Cusco with panoramic views of the city. There´s a local market of fresh vegetables and groceries, and some crafts stores.

Thank paubide
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came upon this vibrant market by chance on our walks around the city. We loved the smell of fresh produce, the vibrant colours of the fruit,vegetables and flowers on sale, the buzz of chatter and activity. Warm, inviting atmosphere with smiles greeting us from...More

Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A very nice neighborhood located in Cusco. Streets are dedicated to walkers so it changes from the busy streets with taxis.

Thank Quentin E
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Alaskanhali
29 July 2015|
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Response from ann m | Reviewed this property |
Never seen anyone making them
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Michelle D
24 March 2015|
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Response from Josue A | Reviewed this property |
Most of the small shops are open until 9pm, especially the ones in the center, near Plaza de Armas. The markets, though, close at 5pm.
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