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Hostel in Cusco .:. Turistic Information

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Basic tourist information Capital of the Inca Empire, treks, important places, fantastic places, like the Plaza Mayor, Machu Picchu, and more

info-tourist"The Archaeological Capital of America"; it constitutes the biggest tourist attractiveness in Peru, and the most visited one. Cusco, was the biggest city and capital of the Inka Empire "Tahuantisuyo" (that reach great part of Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Chile) and then taken by the Spanish conquerors; today it has an architecture that fuses the Inka with the Spanish style. Their town conserves with pride its customs and traditions. It is also the forced step to know the mystic and enigmatic sacred citadel of the Inka Machupicchu that the Spaniards never knew and was discovered by the occidental culture in 1911. Cusco, as well as Machupicchu, for its historical value, and for its beauty is considered Cultural World Heritage Sites. The Sacred Valley of the Inkas and beautiful places are waiting for you!¡ Take some days to see Cusco!

cusco hostalCusco has a diversity of tourist services, a lot of hotels and hostels, as well as travel agencies and adventure sports, restaurants, handmade shopping centres, bars and all that you can imagine. The tourist industry influences the development of the products and services. Nowadays there is an adequate infrastructure to ensure that the huge number of visitors who come here each year. They remain satisfied and enjoy their trip. Here you will find geographic information, economic information, directory and others. The modern Cusco pulses to the rhythm of its man activity, the tourism.The terrain in Cusco is steep, combining fertile inter-Andean valleys with impressive mountains that descend to the rim of the jungle where the temperature rises and the landscape is transformed through a variety of vegetation.

hostal cuscoThe city of Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire, was placed on the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO in 1983, and is without a doubt one of the most important destinations in Peru. There are Incan buildings waiting for you to discover them among its cobble-stoned streets, ones like the Koricancha and the palace of Inca Roca as well as Andean Baroque structures from the Colonial Period like the Cathedral and the Church of the Company of Christ. In addition, you can visit the picturesque neighborhood of San Blas where the best artisans in the department have set up their workshops. This magical city also has an exciting nightlife with cafes, restaurants, and bars for all tastes. Just ten minutes away from the city, there are the massive walls of the Sacsayhuamán fortress, and a few kilometers from there, you find the archeological sites of Qenko, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay, Incan buildings constructed completely with stone.

cuzco hotelThere are also the towns of Písac, Maras, Chinchero, and Ollantaytambo, which are spread throughout the Sacred Valley of the Incas, one hour from Cusco. From there, it is possible to catch the train to Machu Picchu. Another way of getting to the citadel is by following one of the Inca Trails, a spectacular network of pathways that snake their way among the snow covered mountains, rivers, and overwhelming countryside. This is one of the best trekking routes in the world, since scattered throughout it, you find remarkable archeological sites and areas rich in unique plant and animal species.

hotel in cuzcoThe enigmatic complex of Machu Picchu, the most important and beautiful legacy of the ancient Peruvian, is part of the Historic Sanctuary of the same name, which is also one of the few places in the Americas placed on both the World Cultural and Natural Heritage Lists by UNESCO. It is located high on top of a mountain and complements the exuberant nature that surrounds it, creating a one of a kind place in the world.