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Cusco, A City of Stone

Stone House Around the Templo of the Moon , Cusco.

Stone House Around the Templo of the Moon , Cusco.

Cusco is synonymous with stone. You see this in the temples and palaces in Inca Cusco that still exist. The temples and palaces of Inca Cusco is the amazing center of a culture that knew both how to dominate nature and how to be in harmony with it.

Today you can see remains from Inca times that still stand in glory. After the Spanish conquest and following disasters, though damaged, many examples remained. They are maintained even if underneath colonial architecture.

Here we will share with you a photo essay of our city of Stone.

Colonial core of Cusco from Sacsayhuaman
Colonial core of Cusco from Sacsayhuaman

 

Night Life in Hatunrumiyoc Street, Boys Playing Zampoñas
Night Life in Hatunrumiyoc Street, Boys Playing Zampoñas

 

 

The Inca Statue, Plaza de Armas Cusco
The Inca Statue, Plaza de Armas Cusco

 

Inca Stone Building in Sacsayhuaman
Inca Stone Building in Sacsayhuaman

 

Colonial Church in the Plaza de Armas, The Catedral, Colonial Church in the Plaza de Armas
Colonial Church in the Plaza de Armas, The Catedral, Colonial Church in the Plaza de Armas

 

Inca Temples, Students Visiting the Cusiyuchayoc Huaca
Inca Temples, Students Visiting the Cusiyuchayoc Huaca

 

A Big Stone in the City , Huaca Meza Redonda
A Big Stone in the City , Huaca Meza Redonda

 

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