One of the oldest in the city, this neighborhood has streets whose patterns follow those of the Incas—narrow and steep ... More
Barrio de San Blas
One of the oldest in the city, this neighborhood has streets whose patterns follow those of the Incas—narrow and steep much like a medieval city. The old houses have been built upon Inca stone walls. In and between the zig-zagging streets are picturesque little squares and viewpoints of the city. This area is also known as the Barrio de los Artesanos (Artisan Quarter), and it is dotted with workshops and stores of some of the most famous Cusqueño artists such as Hilario Mendívil, Edilberto Merida and Antonio Olave.
You must see the 12 point stone in this alley. The most famous cut stone of the Inkas. You will also find it's image impressed on your bottle of Cusquena Cerveza when you go out later that evening. Say to The Cross Keys then to Mama Africa.
Located in the Plazoleta of San Blas, the district of the craftsmen, this is one of the eight parishes for
"Indians" that the Spaniards built. This construction is modest but harmonious; its original facade that crumbled during the earthquake ...
The Piccola Locanda differs from other places; its a familiar and cultural place where you can feel like home. Ideal
for families, couples and friends that are looking for tranquillity.The Locanda is an ethical hostal that links tourism with ...
Plaza de Armas was known as Huacaypata (Warrior Square in quechua) in Inca times and is believed to have been
designed by Manco Cápac. A magnificent Cathedral and the Church of La Compañía flank it on two sides. The ...