The City Tour in the city of Cusco will allow you to know the most impressive archaeological and religious tourist places of the city of Cusco.
This tours is carried out daily from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
The tours starts in Coricancha Coricancha has a stone construction that is much more perfect than Machu Picchu. It is located 2 squart from the Plaza de Armas. In addition to the paintings of the Cusco school, today, both temples coexist as a symbol of cultural syncretism. The guide will explain each detail.
Second place to visit is the Sacsayhuaman fortress:
Sacsayhuaman is one of the most enigmatic places on the planet, where tourists can appreciate stones up to nine meters high and more than 120 tons. All fit with incredible precision.
Today is one of the most symbolic sports of Cusco and Peru. There the Inti Raymi is celebrated or the sun party, on June 24 of each year.
The third place to visit is Qenqo archaeological site:
Qenqo is located approximately 1 kilometer from Sacsayhuaman, it was an Inca ceremonial center whose buildings were dedicated to the mother earth. There is a space called amphitheater where the Incas had to place their dead in trapezoidal niches, their main attraction are their underground labyrinths. What’s more, Qenqo in Quechua (language of the Incas) means ‘Labyrinth’.
The fourth place to visit Archaeological site of Puca Pucara
Puca Pucara is known as the ‘Red Fort’, this thanks to the amount of iron present in its stones and the reddish tone acquired at sunset. It is deduced that this place was used as a military post and resting place for the Inca troops, perhaps its main function was to take care of Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman, there you can also see fountains, aqueducts and other Inca constructions.
The fifth place to visit is the Archaeological Site of Tambomachay.-
Tambomachay is one of the most beautiful archaeological sites. It is located approximately 100 meters from Puca Pucara, its Inca buildings pay homage to water. Even today, after several centuries, its channels continue to flow water.
The site also consists of a set of finely carved rocks, waterfalls, canals and aqueducts fed by springs, the beauty of the landscape harmonizes with buildings and the sound of water.