Delve into Cusco in Peru
Cusco in the region of Cusco with its 312,140 residents is a city in Peru - some 355 mi or ( 572 km ) East of Lima , the country's capital .
Current time in Cusco is now 04:24 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Lima " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: La Paz, Yaurisque, Umasbamba, Saylla, and Rumaray. While being here, make sure to check out La Paz . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Cusco ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Cusco Hotels Casa Andina Classic
www.casa-andina.com Hotels in Cusco. Casa Andina has 4 Classic Hotels in Cusco City, there is also a Private Collection Hotel in Cusco, the Premium brand of Casa Andina. Discover Cuzco city in any of ..
Pre-Columbian Art Museum in Cuzco, Peru
Hall of gold and precious metal crafts, jewellery in bone and shell, thematic showrooms of a variety of cultures including the Formative epoch, Nazca, Mochica, Huari, Chimú, Chancay, and Inca culture. ..
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Cusco Peru young street vendor girl
the eyes of the young Peruvian street vendor tell her story; from our trip July 09 ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cusco
Not to be confused with Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, in Spain. The Cathedral of Santo Domingo, also known as Cusco Cathedral, is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco. The cathedral is located on the main road of Cusco, Peru, called the Avenida de Sol. Building was completed in 1654, almost a hundred years after construction began. Adjacent and joined to the cathedral is the smaller Iglesia del Triunfo, the first Christian church to be built in Cusco.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco is an archdiocese located in the city of Cusco in Peru.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Abancay
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Abancay is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Peru. It was erected on April 28, 1958 from the territory of the Archdiocese of Cuzco with Alcides Mendoza Castro being made its first bishop. It is a suffragan see to the Archdiocese of Cuzco. Gilberto Gómez González is bishop of the diocese since 2009.
The Coricancha or Qorikancha (from the Quechua words Quri Kancha meaning "Golden Temple"), originally named Inti Kancha ("Temple of the Sun") or Inti Wasi ("Sun House"), was the most important temple in the Inca Empire, dedicated primarily to Inti, the Sun God. It was one of the most revered temples of the capital city of Cusco. The walls and floors were once covered in sheets of solid gold, and its adjacent courtyard was filled with golden statues.
Cusco Province is the smallest of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.
Located at -13.53 -71.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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