Very well located in the historic center of Cuzco, near Ukukus, you will find a wide variety of tourist attractions to visit. We recommend you some, so you can visit during your stay.
Church of the company of Jesus:
The first foundation of the church was carried out on July 17, 1571, by order of Viceroy Francisco de Toledo, at the initiative of the provincial father Jerónimo Ruiz de Portillo
Monday to Saturday: 08:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sundays. From 09:00 to 10:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Price: 10 soles.
Plaza de Armas:
The place where the Plaza de Armas of Cusco is located, was in ancient times a swampy area, which during the time of the Incas was dried and transformed into an administrative, cultural and religious center of the Tahuantinsuyo Empire.
The San Blas neighborhood is also called the "Balcony of Cusco", because it is located on the Plaza de Armas of the City.
The San Blas neighborhood is just a few blocks from the Plaza de Armas. It can be reached by the ancient Inca street of Hatun Rumiyoc (large stone street) where the famous stone of the 12 angles is located. You have to follow that same street until you reach the slope of San Blas.
Santa Clara Arch
The Santa Clara Arch is a triumphal arch built in one of the corners of San Francisco Square in the historic center of the city of Cuzco.
Its construction was carried out in 1835 and was ordered by General Andrés de Santa Cruz in commemoration of the beginning of the establishment of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation
The Cathedral of Cuzco or Cathedral Basilica of the Virgin of the Assumption is the main temple of the city of Cuzco
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Price: 25 soles
Viewpoints of the city:
Finally, in the surroundings of the city you will find a wide variety of viewpoints to visit and see the city from another point of view.
Among the most prominent, we recommend
- San Blas Viewpoint
- San Cristóbal Viewpoint
- Santa Ana viewpoint
- Mirador del Cristo Blanco
- Pachacutec Viewpoint