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On this holiday if you want to try something different then do visit Cusco the city situated in south eastern Peru is among its major tourist destinations. It was the historic capital of the Inca Empire from 13th to 16th century Spanish conquest and in 1983 was declared as the world heritage site by the UNESCO with the title “City of Cuzco”. On a visit to this magnificent destination, you will surely attract by its splendid architecture and get the glimpses of riches heritage of South American city. Ornate cathedrals, narrow cobblestone passages, finest boutiques selling pricey alpaca knits, the religious and government buildings, Inca and colonial architecture etc make it a must visit destinations in the world. So fly to Cusco, check yourself and feel amazed.
On a visit to Cusco, one can surely feel attracted towards this oldest continuously inhabited city in the Americas which is now a UNESCO world heritage site as well. Here you will find lots of attractions that compel you to visit it again and again. Visit the church of Santo Domingo built on the famous Inca site of Coricancha, the Temple de Sol or Temple of the Sun was the Cusco’s first cathedral. The construction of the cathedral was started in 1560s on the grounds of the Palace of the Viracocha Inca is a red granite impressive structure with impressive gold ornate interiors that you must visit. Right next to the Cathedral is Iglesia del la Compania de Jesus which is the most wonderful baroque-style church in the Americas that you must visit. Walking besides the Inca Walls is truly a magnificent experience for the visitors and the best place to see them is along the streets of Loreto and Hatunrumiyoc. Do visit the massive fortified complex of Sacsayhuaman which is the most significant ruin in the city and has both military and religious significance. You surely love to visit the Plaza de Armas which has been the heart of the city during the time of the Inca Empire. The cathedral on the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas is the main attraction among locals and tourists alike.
The months from November to April are considered as the rainy season and May to October is the dry season. Cusco remains busy throughout the year but the months from June to October and during the festivals of Christmas and New Year there is a huge rush of tourists over here. The best time to visit Cusco is from June to mid-September the weather is good and there is no rush of tourists and thus gets accommodations easily.
If you are planning a holiday trip to Cusco then there are lots of flights that you can take from London, United Kingdom. The prominent among them are Iberia, LATAM, Avianca, Air France, KLM, American Airlines, Emirates etc. as there is no direct flight on this route. When flying from London you will be using London City, Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow and London Luton Airports and will be landing at Cusco Velazco Astete also known as or Cusco Airport.
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