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"Plaza de Armas" Main Square Tip by Urzu

Main Square, Cusco: 31 reviews and 56 photos

The Plaza the Armas is the main square of Cusco, as well as one of the most touristy spots. This was already a main square during the Inca empire, and has been the spot of many important events, such as the conquering of the city by Francisco Pizarro, or the death of one of the main leaders of the resistance, Túpac Amaru II.
Nowadays the plaza is surrounded by plenty of cafes, restaurants, shops and tourist information points. Still the most important things to see in the plaza, apart from the great atmosphere are the Cathedral, and the Compañía church.

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  • Written Jul 28, 2008
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