The Southern-Andean city of Cusco is ranked #23 according to TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice. Cusco is also the only South American city on the list among world’s top 25 destinations in 2019.
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TripAdvisor about Cusco: “Incan majesty, and Andean baroque exist side-by-side in Cusco’s stone streets, epitomised by the Qoriacancha palace and the church of Santo Domingo flanking the Plaza de Armas.
In this high-altitude melting pot of Amerindian and mestizo culture, you’ll find extraordinary textiles, lively summer festivals and archaeological wonders.”
Cusco is also the # 1 leader in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations in South America. On the second and third place, you will find Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina, followed by Cartagena, Colombia and Gramado, Brazil and many others.
Also the Peruvian capital Lima is in the top 10 of the Top 25 Destinations in South America, which is a great achievement. Other Peruvian cities that rank in the Top 25 Destinations in South America are Urubamba, Arequipa and Machu Picchu, all between 18 and 25.
Furthermore, TripAdvisor also made a Top 10 Experiences in South America of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences. In this Top 10, the Machu Picchu day tour from Cusco is ranked third in July 2018. Ranked as # one is the Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calfate, Argentina. The Lima City Sightseeing Tour is ranked fourth in the top 25.
All of this shows once more Peru’s and more especially, Cusco’s popularity among tourists of all over the world.