Cusco, Perú, is a region rich in tourist attractions due to its history, culture, and natural beauty. Here is a list of some of the main tourist attractions near Cusco:
- Machu Picchu: This ancient Inca site is one of the most iconic destinations in the world, famous for its impressive ruins and its location high in the Andes.
- Sacred Valley of the Incas: A fertile valley full of archaeological sites, picturesque towns like Pisac and Ollantaytambo, and local markets.
- Cusco Cathedral: An imposing cathedral built on the foundations of the ancient Inca temple of Suntur Wasi.
- Coricancha (Temple of the Sun): This Inca temple was the basis for the construction of the Church of Santo Domingo and is a testimony of Inca architecture and religion.
- Sacsayhuamán: An Inca fortress with huge stone blocks that fit together perfectly, located on the outskirts of Cusco.