At over 3,200 meters above sea level and nestled in the Andes, Cusco is still a matter of surprise and admiration for those who visit. Not only for its unique past but also the culture and traditions that keep their people alive today.
While Machu Picchu is the wonder that is proud to Cusco and the Peruvian Inca past, also lurks on the streets of the city in the Inca palaces, temples and fortresses. Lithic architecture of the old Inca capital, harmonizes with the colonial and republican buildings that give the appearance of Cusco Andean city a unique tile roofs with red, beneath a sky of intense blue.
Architecture is not the only one left of the Inca heritage. Another aspect that makes this city unique is the rich culture expressed in their religious celebrations that show a whole array of tradition and flavor. The troupes of dancers, traditional food and music is part of all celebrations that can be seen in each of the 13 provinces of this department. All this makes this city is still cause for admiration as it was in the past.