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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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  • Average9%
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“narrow streets” (56 reviews)
“art galleries” (22 reviews)
“artisan shops” (20 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little more touristy and not as arty as in the past but a nice trendy location to visit and wander around.

Thank chelean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed nearby and the walk was easy, the square quaint and it;s a short walk to another, larger square. good restaurants in the area.

Thank Murray F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cute part of Cusco full of art shops, the coca museum, and if you can find it the 12 angled stone!!

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a cool casona hotel in this area and enjoyed it. It was a bit quieter than the main square, and much more desirable than Avenida del Sol accommodations (avoid it, big busy road). The alleyways leading to it are well lit and...More

1  Thank LBol9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cute little spot that is very bohemian. Great food and shopping. Beautiful waterfall instillation that lights up at night.

Thank dkelliott01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blas square is beautiful, one of the very old parts of Cusco, meaning, A LOT OF STAIRS! Our taxi dropped us off at the bottom of stairs so we had to climb carry luggage. Lovely shops and restaurants and a beautiful fountain in the park.

Thank 944michelem
Reviewed 12 January 2018

this place is awesome for walking and relax while you are at Cusco and you can do some handycraft shopping too

Thank hipperwilliam76
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice old Church, an added plus you can ascend their little bell tower, but dont ring the bell, but you can photo-op it. Its part of a seperate four site entry ticket- well recommended.

Thank Castlepete
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

As this plaza is up a steep hill then many dont make the heart thumping climb. But if you do its a quiet little haven with mainly locals sitting round doing there thing & a few recovering tourists. Lovely wall fountain & a local church...More

Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I found some great art here by a local artist who was on site painting. Many of the wool and other items are the typical ones available all around. But there were some great artists around.

Thank Cary H
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29 July 2015|
Response from ann m | Reviewed this property |
Never seen anyone making them
Michelle D
23 March 2015|
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Response from Josue A | Reviewed this property |
Most of the small shops are open until 9pm, especially the ones in the center, near Plaza de Armas. The markets, though, close at 5pm.