Your travel guide About Cusco wants to provide you with complete and relevant information for your travels to Peru. Cusco is the number one destination in Peru and the number of visitors to the old Inca Capital are increasing yearly.
In the section below you will find a list of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and all you need during your stay in Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and to prepare your trip to Peru.
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Cusco is considered to be a touristic, cosmopolitan, and modern city, where you can get a taste of various international foods, along with Cusquenean and Andean dishes.
Amongst the most important dishes you can enjoy are: “cuy al horno” oven-roasted guinea pig, “Chiri Uchu” a traditional plate with various cold foods, “Lechón” pork, and the delicious “Lawas” soups with Andean produce that help warm you up on a cold day. Each of these dishes are generally eaten during special festivities. However, you can also find them in some “Quintas” and “Picanterías”, restaurants that offer typical food.
About Cusco, as your trip advisor offers you a complete guide of Cusco´s restaurants.
Cusco is a city that never sleeps; the night life is thrilling and exciting. You can find anything from bars with live music to clubs where you can learn to dance salsa. While in Cusco, you can enjoy your party nights getting to know the most fun places in the city, the majority of which can be found near the Plaza de Armas. About Cusco offers you a complete guide of bars, pubs, and clubs in Cusco. Have fun and enjoy the night!
Cusco is a touristic city that has a lot of markets and artisanal stores where you can buy souvenirs, alpaca clothes, jewelry, paintings from the Cusquenean school, Andean products, etc. Many of these stores work in collaboration with cusquenean communities and by buying their products you will be supporting them. Almost all of these stores are located in the city center, but you can also find some outside of the Cusco city in Pisaq, Chincheros, and other small towns.
As Cusco is a touristic city, there are various schools that teach different languages to both Peruvians and foreigners. These institutions teach English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Quechua and more. If you are a foreigner and you are looking for a school where you can learn Spanish with ease, here we recommend the best. If you are Cusquenean, don´t wait any longer, learn a new language in these recommended schools.