The historical center of the city of Cusco, it was projected and designed by the Incas, with colonial buildings built on the basis of the ancient royal palaces, within its ancient walls.
There are several alternative circuits that can be done on foot, and are signposted on the streets.
It is located in the same place that Plaza Huacaypata, which was traced when founding the city of Cusco in century XII.
Around were built the royal palaces of the Inca kings Pachacutec, Sinchi Roca, Viracocha, Tupac Yupanqui, Huayna Capac and the Acllahuasi (Temple of the Virgins).
Today, buildings from the Spanish era such as the Cathedral, the Church of the Company, the portals, arches and mansions remain.
We recommend that you visit the traditional and picturesque neighborhood of San Blas, where you will find high quality local crafts, traditional bars and cafes always surrounded by cobbled streets and balconies from where you can contemplate this neighborhood and the entire city of Cusco.