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.