Cusco is considered Birthplace of the world, Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco’s history lives in its streets, squares, neighborhoods, valleys and towns. Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Choquequirao, Saysayhuamán, Kenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo, Tipon, Pisaq, Moray, Chinchero and Machu Picchu, the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Captivating landscapes such as the Sacred Valley, where the mountains are clothed by terraces. Quaint villages where the past forms part of the present. Cusco really is the birthplace of the world.
Location: Andes mountain range in the south of Peru Extension: 72,104 km2.