Throughout the planet you can discover places that are really worth visiting beyond the most popular tourist destinations. visited, such as Paris, New York, London or the Caribbean islands.
One of these places is in Peru and the truth is that it is increasingly being visited by travelers. Is about Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire, located in a territory of multicolored mountains and valleys, lush forests and jungles, beautiful lagoons and rushing rivers. Do you want to know the secrets that this magnificent city hides? Here we tell you!
Centuries of history
Cuzco is a small city, but it offers a lot of things to the traveler. Just walk through one of its alleys to realize the centuries of history that each of its stones contains. The city of Cuzco is made up of layers of eras and cultures, where indigenous characteristics are mixed with colonial architecture and modern nightlife.
Impressive archaeological remains
Cuzco is surrounded by impressive archaeological remains, such as The Citadel of Macchu Picchu, the Sacsayhuaman fortress, the Ollantaytambo complex, the Pisac Complex, the enigmatic platforms of Moray, and of towns with living culture located in the Sacred Valley: Pisac, Calca, Yucay, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba, Chinchero and Maras, where they are kept live their ancestral traditions and customs.
Other attractions of Cusco
But in addition to exploring the ancient ruins, in Cuzco you can visit the high cathedrals, marvel at the objects colorful at the local markets and take a break with a relaxing massage. On the outskirts of the city, you can enjoy activities such as whitewater rafting or mountain bike tours. In addition, you can not forget to visit the Cochahuasi animal sanctuary.
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