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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.
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  • Average9%
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“narrow streets” (56 reviews)
“art galleries” (22 reviews)
“artisan shops” (20 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A cute little spot that is very bohemian. Great food and shopping. Beautiful waterfall instillation that lights up at night.

Thank dkelliott01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Blas square is beautiful, one of the very old parts of Cusco, meaning, A LOT OF STAIRS! Our taxi dropped us off at the bottom of stairs so we had to climb carry luggage. Lovely shops and restaurants and a beautiful fountain in the park.

Thank 944michelem
Reviewed 5 days ago

this place is awesome for walking and relax while you are at Cusco and you can do some handycraft shopping too

Thank hipperwilliam76
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice old Church, an added plus you can ascend their little bell tower, but dont ring the bell, but you can photo-op it. Its part of a seperate four site entry ticket- well recommended.

Thank Castlepete
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As this plaza is up a steep hill then many dont make the heart thumping climb. But if you do its a quiet little haven with mainly locals sitting round doing there thing & a few recovering tourists. Lovely wall fountain & a local church...More

Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found some great art here by a local artist who was on site painting. Many of the wool and other items are the typical ones available all around. But there were some great artists around.

Thank Cary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved Cuzco. So colorful. I highly recommended visiting San Blas. The small shops are incrediblle. The trip to the market is a must. 🎈

Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love staying in San Blas when in Cusco. Old town charm, cobblestone roads, great restaurants & shops. Close to everything you want to see, while being a bit quieter at night.

Thank Bloom444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely and hilly old town has so much to offer - from hotels to high-end boutiques, churches, street vendors, restaurants, and beautiful views of Cusco once you make it up the hill. You may run into llamas while you are traipsing around. A great...More

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Artists quartier. Very interesting and the small church worth climbing the street. Don´t miss a local guide.

Thank Luiz D
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29 July 2015|
Response from ann m | Reviewed this property |
Never seen anyone making them
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.