Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Cusco

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

  1. Machu Picchu

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Machu Picchu

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Hill, Nature

    Address: Aguas Calientes, Peru

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  2. Pisac Ruins

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Pisac Ruins

    Tags: Tour, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Pisac Ruins, Sacred Valley, Cusco

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  4. Museo Inka

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Museo Inka

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Archaeological Site

    Address: Ataud, Cusco, Peru

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 anci...Read more

  5. Moray

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Moray

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Amphitheater

    Address: Maras, Peru

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  6. Mirador Desde El Cristo Blanco

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Cusco
    Mirador Desde El Cristo Blanco Image
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    Tags: Statue

    Address: Cristo Blanco, Cusco, Peru

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 surrou...Read more

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