Plaza de Armas cusco

cusco, peru


Plaza de Armas cusco

cusco, peru

Famous for: Neighbourhoods, History and Culture, Food and Drinks, Town Squares
Plaza de Armas Cusco is the main market and centre of all important activities going in Cusco.This vibrant neighborhood boasts of stone pathways, colorful gardens and many popular attractions of Cusco. Do explore Peru cuisines here and do not miss to explore the nightlife.
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event_available When to visit: january - december
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00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 1.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Free

Plaza de Armas in Cusco is the most important and loved meeting spot for the locals. Plaza de Armas in Cusco is also known as the “place of crying” as it was home to regular meditation ceremonies that were performed by Inca nobility which typically used to end in tears.

Things to see in Plaza de Armas Cusco

Two iconic religious buildings: the Church La Compañía de Jesús and the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin.

Food and Drink: Explore peruvian food such as Cuy, Lomo Saltado, Aji de Gallinaa. You will also get options for international food such as steaks, pizza and others. There are many popular restaurants to explore.

Nightlife: Cusco has a buzzing nighrlife especially in Plaza. Few popular pubs are Norton Rat's Pub and Paddy's Irish Pub. Mushrooms and Mama Africa Clubs are quite popular too.

How to get to Plaza de Armas Cusco

Bus from Airport: Takes 30 mins. Get down at the last stop of Av El Sol, which is very close to the Plaza de Armas.

Taxi: cost 2-4 soles depending on distance

Hire a Driver: You can also hire a driver for the day for around 150 soles.


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Plaza de Armas Centro Histórico Cusco Cuzco Cuzco Peru 08000
City center: Plaza De Armas
Nearest airport: Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport

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