Top Historical Places in Cusco

Are you looking to explore the history of Cusco through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Cusco including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Cusco. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Cusco ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Cusco, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Cusco for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Cusco with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Machu Picchu

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Hill, Nature

    We have seen the beautiful pictures of Machu Picchu in various travel magazines. But visiting such a magnificent destination is an altogether different experience. For all the people, who admire this historic Incan wonderland and are mesmerized by its beauty, Machu Picchu will take your breath away. The beautiful scenery of Machu Picchu is astounding. If you get an opportunity to have a stay in...Read more
  2. Pisac Ruins

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Must see the historic Pisac Ruins. Although time consuming, trekking is one of the best ways to get to them. Adventure lovers will surely love their trekking through a picturesque landscape to get to them. They are surrounded by agricultural terraces that are still being used. They are undoubtedly one of the most significant set of archaeological complexes. They are spread around a huge area. A...Read more
  3. Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Church of Santo Domingo is a popular destination for all the tourists visiting the city. The church of Santo Domingo is a beautiful structure characterized by gold interiors. The golden architectural ceiling of the church of Santo Domingo is very impressive. The work is simply mesmerizing. Another magnificent feat of architecture which will appeal to your eyes is the enormous altar covered with...Read more
  4. Museo Inka

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Archaeological Site

    All the tourists visiting Cuzco should visit Museo Inka. The archaeological museum of Cuzco also known as Museo Inka possesses the artifacts of Peruvian history. Museo Inka has a large variety of ancient collection to exhibit. You will find famous Inca textile, vessels, ceramics, architectural items, jewellery and vases. You will also find the reputed Inca vessels for drinking. The mummies cert...Read more
  5. Moray

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Amphitheater

    Though Moray is slightly outside the city, it is definitely an interesting place worth visiting. Moray (amphitheater) is one of the examples of ancient Inca Ruins. You will notice that it looks a lot like the amphitheaters of Greece. As a result of the split caused by the staircases in these concentric terraces, it becomes easy for people to walk to the bottom of the amphitheater. These depress...Read more
  6. Mirador Desde El Cristo Blanco Image
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    Tags: Statue

    Mirador Desde El Cristo Blanco is a on the hills of Pukamoqo is famous for the statue of the Christ standing 8 metres tall with its hands open in a posture of protecting the city. This place is surrounded by the greenery and creates heavenly scenery that can be enjoyed by a small and moderate hike uphill. The visit to Mirador Desde El Cristo Blanco costs a small amount which is to be paid at th...Read more