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Peru Photo Tour - Cusco City and Sourroundings Pictures

Cusco is one of the most famous cities in Peru. It's ancient history being the old centre of the Inca Empire fascinates hundreds of thousands of travellers every year. The Sacred Valley outside of Cusco features many Inca ruins and cultural landmarks: Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros.

A visit to the beautiful City of Cusco is a highlight for many travellers in Peru. Cusco - (from southern Quechua: Qusqu or Qosqo) is located in the Southeast of Peru, at an hour flight from the Peruvian Capital. People love its colonial buildings, its cobble stoned streets, Inca walls, shops and nice cafes.
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Sacsayhuaman (in Quechua: Saqsaywaman combined of saqsaw, "a place to satisfy" and waman, "hawk", i.e. "place where the hawk is satisfied") is an Inca "ceremonial fortress" located two kilometers north of the city of Cusco. Popular site for tourists to visit, beautiful place.
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The Valle Sur Route to Tipon, Piquillacta, and Andahuaylillas is one of the more off-the-beaton-path tours for visitors to Cusco, but certainly a great addition to your Peru trip. Piquillacta in Quechua means "village of the little flea people". Founded by the Wari people, the clay ruins encompass the entire town. Don’t miss the church in Andahuaylillas.
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