If you're a first time visitor to Cusco, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Cusco.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Cusco.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Is this what you mean or are you exclusively looking for a tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco/Valle Sagrado?" See More
"Dont miss Lake Titicaca and the day trip put to Sacsayhuaman" See More
"Can use buses to explore the Sacred Valley or taxi drivers are often happy to be hired for the day at reasonable cost." See More
"Some good restaurants include Limo, Inka Grill, Cicciolina restaurant and bar (better in the evenings)." See More
"Visit Sacsayhuaman and be sure to go to the Mercado Central de San Pedro!" See More
"The Salinas de Maras near Cusco (salt pans) worth a visit-road there is a little scary, but is worthwhile." See More
"Norton Rats Tavern for a beer and people watching." See More
"Consider the Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu - much fewer people and actually a better trek." See More
"You won't have any issue finding great things to do in and around Cuzco, but I would definitely get out to the Urubamba Valley and visit the town of Pisac." See More
"Make sure you get a tour that brings you to Sacsayhuamán (pronounced "sexy woman")." See More
"The best way to get to Machu Picchu by trekking through the Intipunku ar at least doing any trek which lead to Machu Picchu www." See More
"Arts & crafts-wise, there's the Centro Artesenal Cusco for some woven goods, and the El Artesano de San Blas in the square up from Jack's Café Bar." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Cusco locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Cusco.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.