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Address: Cusco, Peru
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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque...

This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets, colonial houses built with walls of Incan stone and numerous art workshops.

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US$127.00*
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Awanakancha and Inca Ruins from Cusco
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US$36.00*
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Cusco Night Walking Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson
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Half-Day Cusco City Guided Biking Tour

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Very good experience thanks Pacha Expeditions. By organizing our trip, everything was very excellent San Blas a very cozy and traditional place of Cusco, we will always recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good experience thanks Pacha Expeditions. By organizing our trip, everything was very excellent San Blas a very cozy and traditional place of Cusco, we will always recommend this company to our friends.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoy San Blas distric in Cusco. It is in the hills above Plaza de Armas, and worth the annoying, solicitous climb to get there. There is an open artists market on Saturdays, and even some days during the week. Local artists sit out and sell their art every day, and they're interesting to talk with. You can try... More 

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in the San Blas area above Cusco during my stay. This was a great area to stay in and to also just relax and hang out. There are many places to eat or to just go and sit down and have a cup of cofee. The area is well kept and just a nice place to just walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice area of Cusco. Full of restaurants and shops. It's quite hilly so get ready for some steps climbing. Also the main square seems to be a vanue for weekends celebrations with live music and a lot of firecrackers.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a half a block down the street from the San Blas Church and Square in Cusco. The view of the city from the top of the hill is phenomenal. There are a variety of restaurants and shops nearby. The roads are very narrow and quite steep going up and down. Also if there are celebrations going on, it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit this place if you want to buy some souvenirs, many shops where to pick from at very affordable prices. Also nice cafes/bars where to spend the evening.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we traveled with very friendly people, people who showed us their culture, traditions and customs many thanks . Our guide Smith was very professional

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Blas is a great place to stay in Cusco. It's safe, quiet, and has a ton of cute little cafes and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We definitely fell in love with the magic of San Blas.. There is a lot of little cozy stores and cafes where you can stop by and try one of the most delicious bread you've ever tried.. Or maybe just hang out there with friends and doing some shopping! Really enjoyed our walks there!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When Burning Man ends on labor day, where do the burners go to relax? San Blas. You will find the colored dreads, tats, and left-over glitter that never seems to go away. Seriously though it's a very cool neighborhood. Great cheap cafes and hostels. Some fun shops etc. Check out Yunsa on the San Blas Plaza, great food and people.

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