The historical center of Cusco is the perfect oportunity to know the history of the Inca empire. The arquitecture of this part of the department is fascinating because the walls are made with stones, with which houses and churches were also built. Important tourists points are the Main Square, the Catedral, the 12th angle stone, the San Blas neighborhood and the Qoricancha, among others.
Travel tips for Centro
- You need to bring a pill to prevent a sickness due to the high altitude. If you want a more natural remedy, you can choose to drink a lot ot hot coca tea, which you can buy in any restaurant.
- The historical center of Cusco is the perfect place if you are looking to buy the service of an tourism agency. Around the Main Square you'll find a great quantity of tourism agencies, find the best offer and enjoy.
- You can take tour on a MiraBus (a big bus of two floors) to visit all the tourist points of Centro. It is full day, so we recommend you book it on your first day of stay and take it on your second day of stay.
Best time to visit Centro
The best season to visit Centro in Cusco is in the dry season, which lasts from April to December. We recommend you to buy your tickets for these months because the low probability of rain will allow you to enjoy more your tours.