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Cusco is categorised as Heritage

Machu Picchu (Photo Courtesy: Martin St-Amant)
Aguas Calientes Village (Photo Courtesy: Ynsalh)
Machu Picchu Views (Photo Courtesy: Christophe Meneboeuf)
Outside view of Puca Pucara (Photo Courtesy: Leon petrosyan)
Puca Pucara (Photo Courtesy: McKay Savage)
Sacsayhuaman (Photo Courtesy: Diego Delso)
Sideways view of the walls of Sacsayhuaman (Photo Courtesy: Diego Delso)
Tambomachay (Photo Courtesy: Diego Delso)
Tambomachay (Photo Courtesy: Leon petrosyan)

Reasons to Visit
  • Cusco is an ancient city dated back to 900 AD.
  • Cusco is the capital of Cusco region located in the South-eastern part of Peru.
  • Cusco is the historical capital of the Inca Empire and a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Cusco is located 74 kms from Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world famous for its landscape and Avant - Garde construction.
  • Sacsayhuaman, Puka Pukara, Tambomachay, Machupicchu are some of the major tourist attractions around Peru.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Cusco

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Roman Catholic Church
    Temple or Holy Place
    Historic Site
    Puka Pukara also known as 'Red forest' is a fort made of large walls, terraces and staircases in Cusco, Peru. The fort served as a major defense during the Inca empire of Peru and is now a famous archaeological site attracting travelers for its heritage structure and ruins.
    Heritage Site
    Tambomachay is an archeological site associated with Inca empire in Cusco province, Peru. The site consists of waterfalls, canals and aqueducts.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic
    Village Visit
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu village is just 6 km away from Machu Picchu making it the closest access point to Machu Picchu. The village is popular among tourists for its natural baths and panoramic views of the peaks and valleys around.
    Village Visit
    Machu Picchu is a 15th century citadel located 7,970ft atop sacred valley. The icon of Incan civilization is often referred to as 'Lost city of the Incas'. The UNESCO world heritage site is one of the seven wonders of the world.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site

Destinations within reach from Cusco

  • Yucay ( 44 Km )

    Yucay is located in what is commonly called the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in southern more

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Airport in Cusco
  • Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport ( CUZ ) , Cusco
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