Beautiful places to visit in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a beautiful city, located in the Cusco region and Cusco Province. The place has historic importance, as it has served as the royal seat of the Incan Emperors of the region. The place has many things to offer, both historic and resent infrastructures. The old Incan architecture heritages and lush green beautiful mountains. It has been declared as UNESCO heritage site as early as in the 1983. It is one of the most attractive tourist sites in South America.

There are many great and Beautiful places to visit in Cusco, but we will enlist some most beautiful places to make your visit a memorable one.

 

Beautiful Places to visit in Cusco

Sacred Valley

An ancient city of the Incan Empire, the city was situated on the Aymara River, which is also known as the “sacred River”. The river feeds many other rivers, which is why it is called the “sacred river”. It was the main point of the empire’s wealth, as that is why it was an important places. The ruins of the villages and the system remains, and are great to visit. One of the beautiful places to visit in Cusco.

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Machu Picchu

Known as the “Lost City”, also believed to be the personal estate of an old Incan Emperor. The place is a mountains, great beauty and lush greenery. The mountains once bore the a great city. The estate was abandoned a century after it was made when the Spaniards came. Today, it is one of the beautiful places to visit in Cusco.

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Saksaywaman

An old citadel, that was there before the Incans, it used to watch the city. The walls were made with stones, and has a great pre-Incan architecture. One of the beautiful places to visit in Cusco, not to be missed.

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Huchuy Qosqo

The place was build by the eighth Incan ruler, it served as the main irrigation point. The great hall, also called as the kallanka which served as the main reservoir. The ruins of the old buildings remains.

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Qurikancha

The ancient temple and one of the most important temple in the region. The temple of the “The sun god”. The great Incan believes of the sun, as the Incans were people who lived on agriculture. One of the beautiful places to visit in Cusco.

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Cusco Cathedral

The Spaniards came with their faith, and the people turned from the “sun god” to the Catholicism and Jesus. The mother church of archbishop of Cusco, and 17th century Spanish architecture can not be missed. One of the beautiful places to visit in Cusco.

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This is not it, Cusco has much more and great to offer. Find that out by grabbing your ticket. ┬áDon’t forget to visit the most beautiful places to visit in Cusco. And do share your experience with us in the comment section below.