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Review of Planetarium Cusco

Planetarium Cusco
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US$68.00*
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Cusco by Night Including Pisco Sour and The Planetarium
Ranked #13 of 175 things to do in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are an Cultural interpretation center about how the Andean people understand the skies. The explanation in two rooms give us a great perspective, in dome we learn about southern sky and finally, if weather allows, we enjoy some stargazing!
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I loved our visit to the planetarium! It is run by a family who are SO SPIRITED and excited to share their knowledge - fun and hilarious! Learnt a lot, but didn't feel like you were in a lecture theatre. The tour picked us up in the Plaza, on time. Had a quick bus trip up to the planetarium and then started the tour which was three parts.
Part 1 - star maps and story telling in the dome
Part 2 - outside, looking through telescopes
Part 3 - back inside for more stories
It was freezing when we went but they bundle you up with nice fleecy blankets.
BONUS: they have a lovely flea less labrador called Gandolf.
Worth the visit - good for older kids too.

3  Thank hayleyshannon
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

The panetarium was unique. I didnt enjoy the experience but that doesnt mean you wont. If you ar interested in stars and whatnot then its great for you. Otherwise you might find yourself literally falling asleep like I did. The staff (family owned and operated) was extremely nice and very knowledgeable as far as I could tell. If your a student you get a 20 soles discount. Overall I didnt have the best time but definetely worth a try if you think you might be interested in it.

Thank Craig W
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

I highly recommend going to the planetarium. The guide was great and it was wonderful to learn about how the Incans interpreted the stars. Dress warm!

1  Thank Jeanette H
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Really loved the amount of information received from our very enthusiastic host. Amazing what a telescope will reveal that the naked eye can not see. Loved seeing the Southern Hemisphere sky.

1  Thank traveler59012
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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

If the Incan buildings and beliefs seem impenetrable in their mysteries, this experience will help you make sense of their perspective. It really helped me.

Thank Chris P
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