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City of Cuzco

The city of Cuzco was built at 3,400 meters above the sea level and houses numerous monuments as well as buildings of the Inca era. Cuzco presents an interesting contrast between the architecture Inca and Spanish colonial style. This can be seen mainly around the center of the city and its surroundings. The churches and the plaza de armas are a clear example of Spanish architecture. Very close to the plaza de armas is located the famous twelve sided stone whose quechua name is Hatun Rumiyoc, take a photo next to it. Machu Picchu hotels have a first-class service, ask for them. Before you take the train northbound to Machu Picchu there are some ruins on the outskirts of the city that you should include in your travel itinerary. The fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Puca Pucara, Qenko, Tambo Machay, Pikillaqta, Tipon, Ollantaytambo and Pisac are the best known.

As we can see are needed several days to explore the main attractions of the city with the tranquility of the case. Finally, before the trip to the city Loss of the Incas must reserve one of the Machu Picchu hotels. The southbound train station to Machu Picchu is located half an hour from the city therefore should go early to avoid the queues. Thousands of people daily visit this architectural complex with the intention of knowing part of the great work of the Incas. The trip lasts an average of 3 to 4 hours and is recommended to wear thick clothes, rains are sudden. Machu Picchu Hotels you choose to stay at least one day in this area. Aguas Calientes is the previous city to reach Machu Picchu. Here the train station and some lodgings as Machu Picchu hotels. Then it is necessary to take the bus to arrive at our final destination, it is a journey of 20 minutes. Arequipa or the White City is another place to meet in Peru, book one of the hotels in Arequipa.


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