Mystical capital of the Inca Empire , retains its proud walls and stone walls that evoke the grandeur of the children of the sun. It's a city full of historical monuments and relics, of myths and legends, which seem to be reborn every time one walks the streets of centuries.
Visit the ancient city of Cuzco, located in the valley of the River Huatanay, in the southeastern Andes of Peru, at 3360 meters, is an unforgettable experience, which allows to reveal some of the mysteries of the Incas, Cuzco was because the center, the navel of the Andean world.
The history of the imperial city, according to legend, dates back to the XI or XII century, when the first Inca, Manco Capac, founded Cusco mandated the God The Sun March 23, 1534, Francisco Pizarro, made the foundation of the Spanish Cusco.
At present, Cusco, the archeological capital of America, is a city open to the world, which welcomes with open arms to visitors, who watch in awe his strange character, merging into a single urban environment and with particular harmony pre-Columbian monuments as Coricancha (Temple of the Sun), the Ajlla Wasi, the Amaru Cancha (near Serpent), the Kiswar Kancha, amongst others, with jewels of mestizaje as the Cathedral, the Church and Convent of La Merced and the Temple of San Blas .
Cusco is surrounded by impressive archaeological remains, as the citadel of Machu Picchu, the fortress of Saqsaywaman, the Ollantaytambo compound and picturesque towns such as Pisac, Calca and Yucuay which maintain the traditions of their ancestors.