Half Day Cusco City Sightseeing
Discover the magic and beauty of Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire. The flawlessly built Incan roads spread to all regions from the “Plaza” which was thought of as the center of the world. Visit the Temple of the Sun, the Convent of Santo Domingo and the famous Cusco Cathedral with its Cuzqueno paintings.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
Your sightseeing tour begins at the San Cristobal main square we'll you'll enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Then, you'll visit the San Pedro market and browse through the local products. Your guided visit continues to the Temple of the Sun, “El Korikancha”.
There are some stories which claim that when conquerors arrived in Cusco, this temple was completely laminated in gold. Inside, you can admire the perfectly shaped stones and the way conquerors built what is currently the Convent of Santo Domingo, on the base of this Inca temple.
Then you'll head to the Artisans’ Quarters of San Blas to visit its church and its particularly impressive carved woodwork. On your way to the Cathedral, you'll stop by the Hatun Rumiyoc street where the famous twelve angular stone is. In the Cathedral, you'll have the opportunity to see its beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings before heading back to your Cusco hotel.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08003 Peru
Visit San Pedro Market.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, also known as Cusco Cathedral, is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco. The cathedral is located on the Plaza de Armas. The entire building was built between 1560-1654.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Qorikancha, Avenida El Sol, 3rd block, Cusco Peru
Originally named Intikancha or Intiwasi, it was dedicated to Inti, and is located at the old Inca capital of Cusco. Mostly destroyed after the 16th century war with the Spanish conquistadors, much of its stonework forms the foundation of the Santo Domingo church and convent.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
Duration: 4 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
This activity includes roundtrip transfer from your hotel, apartment or home. Some locations are in areas where the access by vehicle is not permitted. Send your details in order to arrange your pickup and drop-off in a nearby place.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.