Cusco Things to Do

Inti Raymi: A Chance To Celebrate Like The Incas

As a Catholic country, Peru hosts a number of faith-based festivals throughout the year. One of the most important of these events is Inti Raymi, which has been going on since Inca times and still takes place annually on June 24th, during Peru’s high tourism season. Inti is the Quechua word for “sun,” one of […]

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Places To Visit With Children In And Around Cusco

If you have children, you probably want to take them on exciting trips to learn more about the world.  One way to interest them in the cultural and educational side of the trip is to intersperse those history lessons with tours that are interesting to them.  Fortunately, there are a few places to do that in Cusco […]

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Machu Picchu Artefacts On Display At Casa Concha Museum In Cusco

In 1911, Yale scholar Hiram Bingham rediscovered Machu Picchu.  Although he thought, incorrectly, that he had found the last refuge of the Incas (this was actually Vilcabamba), there is no doubt that what he did find has turned out to be much more significant for visitors to Peru. In 1912, Bingham sent a number of […]

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