Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire because there they built its main temples and citadels for the worship of their gods. They also built roads, platforms, bridges, houses and more. Today, its inhabitants inherited many of the customs. Thus Cusco is a source of inexhaustible culture.
The Inti Raymi (festival of the sun in Quechua) is the most important festivity in Cusco. It is a religious festival in honor of the sun whose origin dates back to Inca times. It is celebrated every June 24 with a massive staging that recreates the ancient Inca celebration.
The Peruvian Nuevo Sol (S/.) Is the official currency of Peru. Each sol has a value of 0.3 US dollars. In Cusco, many commercial establishments also accept the dollar and the euro, as an exchange currency.
The Tourist Ticket of Cusco is a ticket that allows you to visit almost all the tourist attractions of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the South Valley and the muses. It can be bought in the same city of Cusco. It is ideal for a tour on your own, that is, without a tour.
Quechua was the language of the Inca people, which today continues to be widely used in Cusco. It is believed that more than 50% of the population of Cusco practices Quechua, either as a mother tongue or a second language.