All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

When travellers in Peru arrive to Cusco, hearing the words “Boleto Turistico” are inevitable. You might ask yourself “For what do I need this Boleto Turistico? What is it good for?” The answer is easy: This ticket is essential for entering many of the most important and fascinating sites Cusco has to offer.
Read here All About the Boleto Turistico in Cusco.

What is the Boleto Turistico?

Having a “Tourist Ticket” or Boleto Turistico is crucial when you want to visit many of the famous tourist sites in and around Cusco, like the villages and ruins in The Sacred Valley (Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero) or many well-known spots in the city of Cusco (more…)

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Celebrating Inti Raymi in Cusco

Celebrating Inti Raymi in Cusco

The festival for Inti Raymi – la Fiesta del Sol or Festival of the Sun – always occurs on the 24th of June and coincides with the Peasants Day or Indians Day in Cusco. During the time of the Inca’s, there was a tradition of worshipping the Sun God, Inti, during the winter solstice. On the Winter Solstice began the New Year for the Incan calendar. The Incas would gather together and prepare a large feast for all in attendance, praying for a good crop yield for the following year.

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Inti Raymi Brings the Inca Past to Life

Celebrating Inti Raymi in Cusco

June is the month of “Fiestas de Cusco” and here in this magical place we have been celebrating all the festivals: the rebuilding of the Q´eswachaka Bridge, Qoyllur Rit´i, Corpus Christi, and the other daily parades in the Plaza de Armas. The city is growing with anticipation as the biggest and most important celebration, Inti Raymi, is coming up soon.  This Festival of the Sun takes place on June 24th when the sun is farthest away from the earth. This traditional, Inca celebration worships the sun and pleads for its return.

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