City Tour in Cusco
DESCRIPTION: City tour full day Cusco This tour is perfect for any tourist who wishes an introductory cultural visit to the main Inca and colonial monuments located within the historic center of the city of Cusco.
Qoricancha: Inca monuments also known as the Convent of Santo Domingo is the second religious site to visit. It is considered the most important of the Inca empire, but in detail we will realize that its facade and interior corresponds to the fusion between the Spanish Inca culture. Here we will also see very beautiful and artistic paintings.
Sacsayhuaman: Close to Cusco is the second stop, an enigmatic place called Sacsayhuaman. It is a structure made of huge carved stones, approximately 9 meters high and weighing at least 120 tons. Saqsayhuaman etymologically means satiated hawk or marbled head.
In the complex you can see zigzagging walls of megalithic invoice, bases of towers, aqueducts, tunnels (chincanas), ceremonial temples, artificial lagoon.
Qenqo: The third stop is the center of cults and ceremonies dedicated to Mother Earth, which is a bit destroyed by time, but not so much as to call it ruins. History says that this was an amphitheater of cults where the mummified mummies were placed
the last investigations let us know that Quenco also worked with a place of mummification of the Inca governors.
Puca Pucara: It is also known as the red fortress because the stones with which it was built have become this color due to its high iron levels. In addition to the fortress you can see other archaeological structures such as aqueducts, enclosures and fountains.
puca pucara “Red Fortress.” It fulfilled functions of military and administrative control, as well as a place where the delegation accompanying the Inca, who was heading to Tambomachay,
Tambomachay: And last but not least, we have Tambomachay or the well-known place of rest, just 100 meters from Puca Pucara. It is made of carved rocks, which form a beautiful set of canals and waterfalls, coming from springs. This is why this place was an enclosure of water worship.
- tourist transport.
- professional guide.
- entry tickets.
- Everything not mentioned in the program.
What to wear?
- A bottle of water.
- Layer of rain.