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Address: Cusco, Peru
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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque...

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.

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US$127.00*
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Awanakancha and Inca Ruins from Cusco
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US$36.00*
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Cusco Night Walking Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson
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US$67.00*
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Half-Day Cusco City Guided Biking Tour

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Great Market

Visit the market fir some cheap eats. Fresh squeezed juices for $2 and varios food stands where locals gather for lunch. They even have a soup stand in case you ate still... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visit the market fir some cheap eats. Fresh squeezed juices for $2 and varios food stands where locals gather for lunch. They even have a soup stand in case you ate still experiencing altitude sickness.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was very beautiful to visit this place where you can observe variety of crafts done in the same city where you can observe many varietyades

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed on the edge of this area and we found a lot of good restaurants. I didn't notice a lot of difference in the shops compared to other spots though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in this neighborhood during our 5 night stay in Cusco. We loved being far away from the noise of Plaza de Armas but still be within 10 mins walking distance to it if you wanted to be in the middle of the action. San Blas is known as artsy neighboorhood with a lot of unique... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a quiet garden with fountain you can spend a lot of time hanging around here. And there are also many stores that you can buy souvenirs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

San Blas is one of those really nice squares that just seem to appear out of nowhere and then your immersed in the beauty of the Spanish influenced design. Hosting some very nice stores and restaurant (Chicha from Gaston Acurio is there) it is a nice place to visit and spend some time going into the shops

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come through here almost everyday. Its nicer and quieter than the main plaza de las armas but you still get some of the usual hubbub. Artisans line the streets around the plaza selling their wears, anything from jewelry to alpaca fabric, often weaving right on the corner. The is also an official artisan market that is set up every... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice fountain. Market on Fridays and Saturdays I think. Good eating places on the places and near surroundings (check Green Point!).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...if you want to get away from the touristy parts. Less busy, good food and nice little shops. Shouldn't be missed if you're in Cusco.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this neighborhood while in Cuzco. The square provided a wonderful place to sit and take in the surroundings. Great little shops near the square and some really friendly locals selling goods in the square. A very good stop on a self-guided walking tour of Cuzco.

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