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San Blas, Cusco

4.4
Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
The historical heart of the city, San Blas impresses with its cobbled streets, antique homes, and wealth of attractions catering to the tourism industry. A blend of Spanish and native influence, the neighborhood overflows with age-old ambience, a result of centuries of habitation by locals and colonial newcomers alike. Ascend the steep hill to the neighborhood's upper portion for sweeping views of the plaza and surrounding city, as well as a chance to view some intricate woodcarving at the temple here. Afterwards, you can find plenty of entertainment and souvenirs in the lower portion, chock-full of hostels, bars, restaurants, gift shops, and backpacker hangouts. Add San Blas and other attractions to your Cusco trip itinerary using our Cusco trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • A few store a few restaurant and a good place to meet your tour guide. Craft stalls and natives in costumes with their Lamas. Of course if you want a picture you have to pay. The store people and.....  more »
  • A lovely old part of the city just away from the main square. Really nicely laid out with the fountains and square. Spend some time relaxing  more »

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