The city of Cusco, known as the "Navel of the World", is the capital of the Inca Empire, one of the most important cities of the Viceroyalty of Peru in the hands of The Spaniards, adorned itself with churches, palaces and baroque and neoclassical squares , which is what today make it the main tourist place of Peru. Declared Patrimony of the Humanity in 1983 by the Unesco, usually is denominated, due to the great amount of monuments that owns, the "Rome of America".
Within these beautiful colonial monuments we can mention the Cathedral of Cusco which is the main temple of the city, which with the temples of Triunfo and Sagrada Familia form the Cathedral ensemble, is located in the northeast sector of the current main square. In the place that was the Suntur Wasi, Palace of the Inca Wiracocha.
Another place that is home to most colonial streets and houses in Cusco is the historic San Blas neighborhood which, when visiting it is like stepping back in time, with its narrow streets, its wonderful view of the imperial city, as well as its church proud To the Cusqueños and It falls in love with the visitors.
We can not fail to mention other attractions such as Nazarenas square, Regocijo square, San Cristobal, etc. That both day and its magic night illumination will envelop you with that energy and magic that only in Cusco is located.