Tarwasi: The Inca Site and the Hacienda

This archeological complex is located in the Limatambo valley, one of the four tambos or rest areas in the Inca Empire. According to numerous studies, it was a ceremonial center as well as a royal chamber. The complex has two terraces formed by polished poligonal stones, perfectly fitted with one another to form flower figures. […]

The Wiracocha God Temple

Raqchi is located 115 kilometers from Cusco in the highway to Puno, 3550 meters above sea level. It is a huge archeological site from the fifteenth century, dedicated to the god Wiracocha and made up of more than 180 buildings, including houses, halls and colcas or circular stone deposits. The main characteristic of this place […]

San Sebastian Church

The district of San Sebastian is located at aproximately 6 kilometers from Cusco’s center. In the Main Square we can find its magnificent church, which greatly resembles Cusco’s Cathedral. It was founded in 1560 by viceroy Hurtado de Mendoza and retouched at the end of the 17th century by bishop Mollinedo. Its importance rests on […]

Huchuy Qosqo

Esta ciudadela, cuyo nombre en castellano se traduce como “el pequeño Cusco”, se encuentra entre Chinchero y el Valle Sagrado. Se llega al lugar tras una travesía de unas 5 horas por un camino inca que recorre pampas, lagunas y cañones. Situada junto al borde de un abismo, desde ella tenemos espectaculares vistas del Urubamba […]

Quillarumiyoc

Sitio arqueológico dedicado a la Luna y a la divinidad de la feminidad ubicado junto a una andenería inca y una pequeña cueva donde se encuentran petroglifos y en el que se hacen pagos a la tierra. Quillarumiyoc es uno de los destinos del turismo místico, es poco conocido y el grabado principal que aparece […]