Historic center of Cusco

The historic center of Cusco is the area with the greatest history of the city, since the main temples, squares and palaces were settled there during the Inca and colonial periods. It was also the most important area of ​​urban and ceremonial control. Almost all tourists who visit Cuzco stay there as it has many hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops. The historic center was declared 'Cultural Heritage of Humanity' by Unesco in 1983.

Tourist attractions close to Historic center of Cusco

The temple of the moon in Cusco

The temple of the moon is in the Qenqo sector. It was a mysterious Inca site. From there you have a panoramic view of Cusco. Entrance is free.

The temple of the moon in Cusco

Stone of 12 Angles

The 12-angle stone shows elaborate Inca architecture. It was part of the Inca Roca palace. It is on Hatun Rumiyoq street in Cusco.

Stone of 12 Angles

San Blas

The neighborhood of San Blas in Cusco is famous for the Stone of the 12 angles, its colonial church, its square, its artisan workshops, bohemian life and more.

San Blas