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Casa Garcilaso

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Address: Plaza Regocijo | at the corner of Garcilaso and Heladeros, Cusco, Peru
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Interesting Casa y Museo ...

This Casa of the Inca Garcilaso is included on the Tourist Ticket (see Museum of Regional History). Small overall but includes some interesting exhibits. I didn't know the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
Cuenca, Ecuador
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This Casa of the Inca Garcilaso is included on the Tourist Ticket (see Museum of Regional History). Small overall but includes some interesting exhibits. I didn't know the history of this inca-spanish chronicler but the casa provides information ans a short movie about his life and writings. I later purchased his well-noted 1609 book, The Royal Commentaries of the Inca.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This museum exhibits an interesting collection of archaeological objects from pre-Inca and Inca culture. It provides a well constructed illustration of the natural and archaeological history of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. It also has a collection of colonial paintings and furniture. It tells about the interesting life and writings of Inca Garcilaso de la vega.

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Room was amazing and the location is the best, it was warm, friendly, quite and the service and staff were exceptional, the service was excellent and the staff was very friendly, helpful and attentive. The Hotel is however very recommended.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

It's a tiny little museum, good for a quick cultural outing. The first flor was very enjoyable and we could learn a lot about the prehispanic Peruvian peoples, but the second flor was just Christian sacred art, with all the white-washed saints and their pink cheeks... I was very disapointed, TBH.

Thank Lucianadgm
Tandil, Argentina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2008

At this museum you can find several items from the Inca Empire, but unfortunately you won't receive information about Garcilaso de la Vega, the owner of this house and an important cronist of the Inca Culture. I was a little disappointed about this museum, the Inka Museum is better.

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