Cusco is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Cusco one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Cusco is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Cusco or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Cusco. Explore the historical monuments of Cusco with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Cusco guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Cusco page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Cusco landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Cusco.
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Aguas Calientes, Peru
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 astoundi...
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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 t...
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Pisac Ruins, Sacred Valley, Cusco
07:00 am - 05:30 pm
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 c...
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Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru
10:00 am - 05:45 pm
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.
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Ataud, Cusco, Peru
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 repu...